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Private Equity Consulting

 

Private Equity, Exit Strategies or Operational Due Diligence

Advising entrepreneurs, senior management teams, private equity investors or multinationals on growth opportunities within the Food and Grocery supply chain is a critical part of the service offered by our team of food consultants. As consumer consumption habits continue to rapidly change, understanding category outlooks, changes in processing capability, innovation opportunities, operational efficiency savings and strength of major retailer relationships are all important considerations within operational due diligence to underpin today’s investment strategy. Working across a portfolio of global clients Prof Consulting have been engaged as SMEs to support the operational due diligence program working alongside financial analysts to deliver strategic insights on operational capabilities, investment requirements, food safety or brand safety risk, ESG positions, category growth outlooks or opportunities to save costs / accelerate ROI enabling clients to make informed investment decision with enhanced visibility and confidence.

private equity and venture capital

Our Key Areas of
Focus Include

Due Diligence support across Operational capability, Procurement and Product range

In depth Category insights / Retailer strategies supporting growth outlook

Value chain identification or realisation

Retailer relationship and Key Procurement Criteria assessments

Investment opportunities

Process utilisation and short-term investment strategies

Risk mitigation through ESG and Responsible sourcing

Exit strategies and planning for established business owners

Private Equity & Venture Capital - FAQs

Industries We Serve

SHOPPING CENTRES

AIRPORTS & TRANSPORT HUBS

ARTS, CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT

PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT & URBAN REGENERATION

GOVERNMENT, CIVIC & COMMUNITY

CLUBS & CASINOS

HOTELS & ACCOMMODATION

FRESH PRODUCE & SPECIALTY MARKETS

MINING & RESOURCES

STADIUMS & SPORTING FACILITIES

UNIVERSITIES & COLLEGES

TOURISM, LEISURE & RECREATION

Private Equity and Venture Capital - FAQs

VC tend to invest in the earlier stages of a new business, taking higher risk for higher rewards, PE generally acquires more mature businesses to invest and accelerate growth or complimentary acquisitions to gain market share.

Both are challenging for different reasons however the food or grocery sector is becoming increasingly popular because of the high return opportunities for successful businesses and the additional benefits of strong export demand for Australian made/grown products. As the link between government funding-modernisation grant, academia / research and commercialisation becomes stronger more success would be expected.

Private equity based on full ownership of the program but also higher risk.

PE has access to global resource, consultants and cash to accelerate the growth of a business and new market access.

Public equity would relate to investment from the public sector such as the investment of pension funds as an example. Private Equity is funded privately through funds etc.

Normally supports an early stage business with capital and expertise provided the criteria is met. VC would look to exit in 3-5 years having provided access to early capital but also less capital than the later stages with PE.

High risk as businesses are in the start up phase, but where successful some v strong returns.