Oct 29, 2020

The independent board seat is one of the most coveted roles for executives across industries. It is a career move with incredible economic perks and opportunities for professional growth and networking. Surprisingly, many top executives aren’t even aware of how to become an independent board member or that companies are in need of their expertise. […]

Oct 2, 2020

When the entire world went into lockdown in early 2020, M&A processes and PE-backed businesses temporarily froze as they scrambled to assess the landscape ahead.  While many insiders expected hiring to be paused entirely as companies grappled with uncertainty – many of the top firms actually increased their searches for talent.  As a result, at […]

Feb 5, 2019

Join Lancor Partner, Scott Estill, in a fireside chat with Kevin Conway Lancor’s Scott M. Estill will sit down with Kevin Conway, the Vice Chairman of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice on Friday, February 8th to deliver a keynote address and fireside chat at Columbia Business School’s 25th Annual Private Equity Conference. CD&R is one of the oldest private equity investment firms in […]

Nov 15, 2018

I had a chance to sit down with a Lancor 5%-er in Software and Information Services to ask him five questions. In our conversation, we chatted about what exactly makes a “5%-er”, top tips from his playbook, and his approach to building strong and successful management teams.   1. What makes a 5%er? I believe […]

Aug 27, 2018

My private equity friends are usually good for a memorable quote once in a while but they usually have to do with frustratingly high purchase price multiples when buying assets or fair but inflated multiples when selling.  This time, it had to do with Chief Financial Officers and how hard it is to find top […]

Jun 4, 2018

Investing Edge through Value Creation: How Investors Boost Returns through Operational Engagement Lancor Partner, Scott Estill, will join fellow investment professionals and operating partners as a presenter at the ACG Value Creation conference on June 7, 2018. Presenters will discuss how they advance their capital by getting operationally engaged in portfolio companies. Discussion will also include […]