Private equity experts from Genstar Capital, Francisco Partners Consulting and General Atlantic meet with The Tolan Group to discuss how to implement programs and resources that help maximize leadership capabilities and identify weaknesses that hamper growth. Join the webinar!
September 20, 2021 – A tremendous opportunity awaits us as we integrate a set of distinctive human capital solutions that will deliver exponential value to private equity firms and their portfolios. At the heart of this dynamic are PE talent leaders and executive recruiters who develop solutions to help clients navigate change and drive value creation early in the wait period.
Creating value in portfolio investing begins with assimilating the right team. To understand leadership skills and skill sets, it’s not enough to look at the resumes of potential leaders. Private equity firms can recognize the value of their investments by implementing programs and resources that emphasize leadership strengths and identify weaknesses before they become liabilities for the exit strategy.
“PE Transaction teams have one obvious result in mind for their portfolio companies and that is to bring value to their limited partners,” said Tim Russell, Managing Partner of The Tolan group. “What role does portfolio leadership play in this company? How can private equity firms know they have the right team on board to achieve their goals? When assessing portco’s leadership, a number of characteristics are considered to be skill sets necessary to generate value. What are they? Is it possible to “reduce the risk” of the transaction by hiring the right leaders to manage the portfolio investment company? “
These questions and more will be discussed at a panel discussion tomorrow, September 21 at 11 a.m. – moderated by Mr Russell – when private equity advisors and operating partners discuss the importance of human capital strategies. in the creation of value, from the implementation of human capital strategies in the delivery of value and the indication of positive trends to the recognition of value.
Katie Solomon, Managing Director – Talent Management at Genstar Capital; Anish Batlaw, an operating partner of General Atlantic who leads the company’s human capital efforts in support of its global holding companies; and Garry Fielding, operational advisor in private equity – human capital at Francisco Partners Consulting.
About the panelists
Katie Solomon is Managing Director, Talent Management at Genstar Capital. She works across the company’s portfolio to help drive growth through the identification and acquisition of talent. Ms. Solomon also manages Genstar Capital’s recruiting relationships. She brings experience in recruitment, finance, marketing and consulting to her role within the firm.
Anish Batlaw is an operational partner at General Atlantic and leads the company’s human capital efforts (people, compensation and performance) in support of its global holding companies. His responsibilities include the development of General Atlantic’s talent network, assessment and development of management teams, executive compensation, governance structures and the provision of strategic human capital advice to the company and its companies. wallet.
Garry Fielding is an operational advisor in private equity, human capital at Francisco Partners Consulting. He has spent over 17 years developing his global HR expertise and has worked in a wide range of industries for all types of businesses, including start-ups, medium to large companies and consulting firms.
Tim Russell, Managing Partner of The Tolan Group, focuses on expanding the company’s customer base in Behavioral Health, Health Services, Addiction Recovery, Health Informatics, digital health and health care holding companies owned by private equity / venture capital groups. As a seasoned healthcare recruiter for 22 years, Mr. Russell brings a variety of skills to his role. Throughout his career in the industry, he has participated in more than 750 recruitment projects ranging from
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