Automotive Due Diligence

The Principal at a European private equity firm was researching an opportunity in the automotive sector. His team had a hypothesis about the capabilities that made the target company unique—and new services through which it could unlock additional value—but was looking to gain a deeper understanding of the segment and its value chain.

In a targeted, four-week engagement, Business Talent Group’s automotive expert completed a value chain analysis on both the target and the broader market segment that helped the client understand the company’s growth projections, competitive advantages, and defensibility in the space.

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Leah Hoffmann

Leah Hoffmann is a former journalist who has worked for and The Economist. She is passionate about clear thinking, sharp writing, and strong points of view.

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