The Case for Sell Side Operational Due Diligence

While most private equity firms perform buy side operational due diligence, there is a strong case that many mid-market investors can increase enterprise value by conducting sell side operational due diligence. Sell side operational due diligence is catching on, and for good reason. The process can: Identify key risks that may come to light in the buy side due… Read More

Key Points To Consider For Your Next Bolt-On

As Private Equity (PE) firms continue to evaluate add-on acquisitions, executing a strong roadmap and avoiding any pitfalls should be top of mind. In this article, we provide some guidelines on achieving successful outcomes with your next bolt-on. Continued market competitiveness for good deals has propelled PE firms to use several levers to drive increased… Read More

What Private Equity Investors Need to Know About Pet Food Safety

TriVista’s Food & Beverage expert, Jennifer Frankenberg discusses the opportunities and risks associated with the spike in M&A activity in the pet food and treat industry in Middle Market Growth Magazine. “Over the last 10 years, we have seen Private Equity investment activity in the Pet Food and Treats sector increase substantially, particularly in the middle market…. Read More

FSMA Guide for Private Equity Investors

Food safety continues to be top of mind during due diligence for Private Equity investors. Keeping up with changing industry regulations can be difficult. In this material, learn about the Seven FSMA Rules, what you can do to mitigate your risks, and the implications of noncompliance. Learn why Private Equity should pay attention to FDA’s… Read More

EXPERT INSIGHT – What does Enterprise Excellence really mean?

ENTERPRISE EXCELLENCE – MORE THAN JUST A BUZZ WORD , A CONCEPT THAT CAN TRANSFORM YOUR BUSINESS In this Expert Insight, TriVista Managing Director Stephen Smith answers three questions about Enterprise Excellence – describing what it really means, the value it provides, and the steps you can take toward incorporating it throughout your organization. We hear the term Enterprise… Read More