Top Rated Private Equity Consulting Firm2024-04-12T11:13:38-06:00

Private Equity Consulting

Drive 10-30% of defensible improvements in EBITDA, cash, resilience, and growth across your portfolio company supply chains and operations.

Private Equity Consulting

Drive 10-30% of defensible improvements in EBITDA, cash, resilience, and growth across your portfolio company supply chains and operations.

Don’t settle for marginal improvements

Capture the significant double-digit improvements we are delivering to clients today.

For private equity partners and portfolio CEOs looking for step function growth in measurable enterprise value, we identify and take responsibility for the implementation of financial gains and operations value creation across the entire PE ownership lifecycle: from due diligence, to in-flight improvement and integration, through to pre-exit optimization.

Unlike other consulting providers, our unique accelerated and guaranteed approach drives the triple impact of reducing costs, releasing cash, and improving delivery levels across a company’s entire supply chain and operation.

Defensible EBITDA Improvement

Our project teams deliver measurable and long-lasting enterprise value improvement leading to improved fund performance, by driving enhanced value and resilience across the entire buy-make-move supply chain and operations.

The Forsyth Difference

Most consulting firms deploy a broad consulting model, looking to identify savings with surface-level solutions; for example, operations excellence, forecasting, leadership coaching, or digital transformation. However, successful implementation of these blanket solutions do not deliver substantial and long-term EBITDA, delivery, and resilience gain.

Our business was poised for its next “S Curve” of growth, however that growth required us to develop a supply chain infrastructure that would support that growth. Forsyth Advisors was our key partner in developing our comprehensive supply chain strategy, leading the search and evaluation process and project managing the tactical levels of the scale up to make us successful. The agile and passionate team made our business their own and lead our transformation that delivered against our cost, quality and volume expectations in record time.

–  Michael M, CEO
Private Equity Portfolio Company

Quick wins in 100 Days

The project teams at Forsyth rapidly identify opportunities across your end-to-end supply chain and operations, then implements expedited, measurable financial results.

Rapid Insights

In just a few weeks, our rapid insights and analytics-led approach provides clarity into the opportunities, benefit range, implementation road-map, and business case for your portfolio companies.

Implement for Results

Unlike other consulting firm offerings, we don’t just tell you where the opportunities are. Our seasoned industry, supply chain, and operations experts work shoulder-to-shoulder with you and your teams to capture the financial benefits you’re looking for: enhanced cashflow and profitability.

Benefits & Track Record

10% to 30%

Average EBITDA growth

40% to 100%

Improvement in near-term cash

4:1 to 8:1

ROI in year one

Pre-Exit

Optimization

Improve exit quality, valuation multiples, and growth

Measurable

Results

delivered in 100 days, not years

$5M – $1B

Revenue

From startups to middle market companies

20+ Years

Private Equity Experience

$6+ Billion

In value creation delivered

Guarantee

Unique 100% fee-based guarantee

Operational Due Diligence

For over 20 years we have been providing operational due diligence services to private equity teams, resulting in improved confidence, deal conversion, and acceleration in time-to-value creation.

Rapid Insights for Value Creation and Risk Reduction

Our hands-on accelerated approach uncovers and implements supply chain and operations-oriented value creation opportunities both pre- and post-acquisition. Taking an ROI-driven and issue resolution approach helps private equity buyers become better informed in their buying decisions, have a more robust investment thesis, and accelerate the integration and time-to-value realization process. This insights-driven methodology is integrated into our accelerated end-to-end supply chain and operations transformation approach, our core values and operating principles.

Core Benefits

  • Identifies opportunities earlier
  • Increases bidding competitiveness
  • Improves win rate
  • Reduces acquisition and operational risk
  • Identifies supply chain savings & synergies
  • Accelerates time-to-value creation
  • Maximizes exit value

Drive value across the entire PE deal life cycle from due diligence through in-flight improvement and integration to pre-exit optimization.

In-Flight Improvement and Acquisition Integration

We’ve delivered more than $6B in enterprise value for our PE clients by driving accelerated supply chain and operations improvement across their portfolio company’s with strategic sourcing.

After successfully helping you through your due diligence, our hands-on and highly experienced subject matter experts work with you and your teams to accelerate your 100-day plan and implement a step-change in improvement across your portfolio company supply chains and operations.

The Key to Driving Maximum Enterprise Value

Unlike consulting firms who offer blanket solutions for questionable improvement, our approach delivers measurable and long-lasting enterprise value enhancements leading to improved fund performance, by driving integrated value and resilience across the entire plan-buy-make-move supply chain and operation with strategic sourcing, fast.

Core Benefits

  • Aligns management and organizations
  • Accelerates value, capture step-change improvements, and delivers quick wins
  • Increases process consistency and maturity
  • Creates a sustainable platform for growth
  • Integrates, consolidates, and standardizes operations across the supply chain, manufacturing, and distribution
  • Accelerates and sustains EBITDA, cash, resilience, and growth
  • Delivers 4:1 to 8:1 ROI

The core way to drive enterprise value leading to pre-exit optimization.

Pre-Exit Optimization

Our pre-exit optimization service is designed to assist private equity firms in maximizing exit valuations and enhancing their deal close rate.

Greater Exit Valuation

Our EBITDA-focused approach identifies future value creation opportunities and executes on demonstratable, sustainable value realization financially.

Closing More Deals

Unlike other firms, success is measured in valuation multiples and EBITDA. We close the bid offer gap by realizing financial gain that is apparent to both seller and buyer.

Core Benefits

  • Maximizes deal returns before exit
  • Accelerates benefits capture
  • Provides independent business plan validation
  • Articulates a long-term improvement plan
  • Optimizes market value
  • Improves the deal close rate

The best way to maximize enterprise value before exit

CASE STUDY

A personal care products brand, collaborated with Forsyth Advisors to expand manufacturing capacity and develop a comprehensive strategy for entry in big box retail. This sourcing solution includes multi-phase initiatives like product quality and lead time reductions, executed with direct cost savings and topline product growth contributing directly into clients’ defensible EBITDA improvements. Read case study.

What our clients say

“One of our portfolio companies needed more control over its international supply chain. The team at Forsyth Advisors found reliable suppliers that enabled greater control over the supply chain, increased inventory turns, provided a roadmap to reducing China concentration and delivered aggressive cost savings. Forsyth’s navigating complex global supply chains enhanced the company’s operations and created tremendous value.”​

J.T.
Managing Partner
Private Equity Firm

“Forsyth Advisors was our key partner in developing our comprehensive supply chain strategy, leading the search and evaluation process and project managing the tactical levels of the scale up to make us successful. The agile and passionate team made our business their own and lead our transformation that delivered against our cost, quality and volume expectations in record time.”​

Michael M.
CEO
Portfolio Company

“The buy strategies level of our buyer team wasn’t necessarily as standard as Forsyth’s. So, we needed help and were coached on industry standards, best practices, things like that, and got that guidance. They did a lot of good work with that. At that time our problems were also not having the bandwidth, we didn’t have the resources, and things were still moving at full speed. Forsyth’s project team was able to sort of come in, plug into certain areas, and just provide some additional capacity for our buying team with minimal guidance. I mean, Forsyth is good.”​

T.H.
Procurement Director
Portfolio Company

Meet the Private Equity Consulting Team Leaders

James Pratt

Managing Partner

Nathan Overboe

Managing Partner

Matt Gieseking

Partner, Business Development

Sonja Hordvik

Chief Operating Officer

Oscar Owens

Vice President, Diligence

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