Ambition unlocked for private business

Unlock the full potential of your ambition with support from connected EY advisors across the globe.

Every business founder, owner, CEO or entrepreneur leading a private business has their own unique ambition.

It may be building a business that thrives across generations, or expanding internationally to accelerate growth. It could be building trust through compliance, or an ambition to disrupt an industry.

Drawing on a long legacy of serving the private market, whatever your ambitions may be, EY professionals have the tools and experience to help make them a reality.



The EY organization is the leading brand that supports private entrepreneurs in realizing their ambitions. For nearly 40 years, EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ has demonstrated our passion for entrepreneurs by recognizing their social and economic impact and celebrating their shared mission to create long-term value.

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Family enterprise


EY teams have the experience and know-how to support the family enterprise — the family, the family business, and the family office — to pursue growth and build family legacy. We are trusted advisors to 92% of the world’s top 500 family enterprises.

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IPO-bound companies


EY knows IPOs. For the past 12 years, the EY organization has been the No. 1 auditor of IPOs across the globe by deal number, as well as No. 1 for the past three years by both deal number and proceeds. Our insights-led quarterly EY Global IPO Trends reports keep you one step ahead of the market.

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EY 7 Drivers of Growth™


EY 7 Drivers of Growth is a proprietary framework, built on insights from the growth journeys of the world’s leading entrepreneurial businesses. To date, the EY organization has supported more than 35,000 leaders to grow their businesses using the tried, tested and trusted strategy framework.

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For more than 100 years, EY has supported business leaders in achieving their ambitions. Our experience working with the world’s fastest-growing, private businesses continues to yield unrivaled results as a trusted business advisor, enabling long-term growth, industry disruption and the ability for business owners and CEOs to realize their goals, whatever their ambitions may be.

Ryan Burke

Global EY Private Leader

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