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Operational excellence: one path or many?

2018 Global Private Equity Survey

Asset growth/product expansion (58%) and talent management (47%) are the highest priorities for PE firms in the coming few years.

Key findings

66% of CFOs said they invest or plan to invest in next generation technology, including digital data delivery and analytics

Background and methodology


EY - Background

The purpose of this study is to record the views and opinions of CFOs and heads of finance at private equity firms around the globe.

Topics include CFOs’ strategic priorities, technology and data transformation, talent management and outsourcing.


EY - Methodology

This survey brings forward the perspective of 110 private equity firms of a wide range of sizes and complexities that have operations across the globe.

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