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Managing the sponsor, CEO and CFO triangle: rules for success

November 2018
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For PE sponsors, one of the most critical relationships they encounter is the one between themselves, the portfolio company CEO, and the portfolio company CFO. Like all relationship triangles, this one carries special risks regarding maturity, trust, and even jealousy. But here, the stakes are exceptionally high. To deliver superior performance, PE sponsors need to proactively manage this relationship triangle, while being vigilant in mitigating risks.

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