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Improving Private Equity Investor Events

November 4, 2010

What is the point of great financial performance, a strong team and excellent investments if that does not come across clearly to investors?

The best PE firms go to great efforts to make sure their LP days are engaging and interesting.  They do this with careful planning for their private equity investor events.  This planning includes:

Having a clear theme for the day

Structuring the event so it gets more and more interesting as the day progresses

Using video to help tell some of the more complex and remote stories

Choosing and training speakers so they come across as engaging and interesting

Fully rehearsing all the hardest parts of the event so that it runs smoothly and without a hitch.

Planning all the pre- and post- event communication to support the event.

Some of the problems we have seen in private equity investor events, include:

Overly long and complex presentations

Poor handing of questions and answers

Terrible use of visual aids and handouts

Investors not being at the centre of attention

If you want to learn what the best firms do to run successful investor events, drop us a line.  We’d be delighted to share with you some of the best practice we have learned and developed over the years.  Call us on +44 207 193 0130 or contact us today.

 

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