How P.E. Investors Really Hire (Recruit Rockstars 421)


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Private Equity is so mysterious to so many people.

But it doesn’t have to be.

With billions of capital sitting on the sidelines, P.E. funds are making investments & recruiting talent like never before.

I wanted to find a P.E. investor to show us how it’s done, and pull no punches.

Paul Stansik is Principal at Chicago-based ParkerGale Capital. The P.E. firm leads buyouts of profitable B2B software companies with $10M+ revenue.

ParkerGale’s portfolio companies include Contelligent, Profisee, and Source Intelligence.

Following a successful career with Bain & Company in its Leadership & Talent group, Paul moved to P.E. He holds an MBA from The Wharton School.

In this 20-minute conversation, Paul reveals how the best P.E. investors put a Rockstar in every seat of every portfolio company.

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