Why do private equity firms underachieve their planned ROI?

A white paper by SAS examines why only a minority of investments achieve their targeted return on investment and what can be done to solve this problem.

Research studies reveal that only a minority of investments in acquired companies achieve their targeted financial return on investment (ROI). Explanations include poor strategy execution and inadequate marketing and sales-function tactics to grow sales profitably. Private equity firms are emerging as significant players in the capital markets. They are increasingly deploying various improvement methodologies for enterprise performance management, mounted on an integrated enterprise information platform. Can integrating enterprise performance management solutions solve the underachieved ROI problem?

This is an extract from a White Paper written by Gary Cokins, global product marketing manager for performance management at SAS and an internationally recognised expert, speaker and author. SAS is a global provider of business analytics software and services.

For the full White Paper, please click on the link below:

http://www.sas.com/resources/whitepaper/wp_5681.pdf

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