Private equity-owned portfolio company was significantly underperforming versus price-earnings expectations. The PE goal for the company was 20%, which was the industry average, but they were tracking to an EBITDA goal of only 3%. The team was flailing to figure out the root cause and needed alignment, visibility and actionable data to see exactly what was preventing greater EBITDA, along with a detailed action plan for improvement.
The primary diagnosis cut across 4 key themes that were big eye-openers:
With the new solutions they were able to implement via the LEADERSCAPE® platform, the company realized: