24 episodes

PEPTalks: Map of the Maze is a podcast all about Private Equity Leadership. Each episode we will explore a theme related specifically to Private Equity backed and entrepreneurial companies with a PE backed CEO or subject matter expert.

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    • 4.9 • 26 Ratings

PEPTalks: Map of the Maze is a podcast all about Private Equity Leadership. Each episode we will explore a theme related specifically to Private Equity backed and entrepreneurial companies with a PE backed CEO or subject matter expert.

    Private Equity Power Talks: Richard Madden, CEO, DC Advisory - Part 2

    Private Equity Power Talks: Richard Madden, CEO, DC Advisory - Part 2

    In this episode Private Equity Power Talks: Map of the Maze, we have our first returning guest to the Podcast, as we once again talk to Richard Madden, CEO of DC Advisory. For this discussion our focus is on the future and how PE backed CEOs can prepare for and execute the Exit process. Richard explains each step a CEO must take and shares his insights on how to run a competitive and ethical bidding process across the various exit routes.

    • 37 min
    Private Equity Power Talks: Ellie Romer-Lee, former Strategic People Manager, Onfido

    Private Equity Power Talks: Ellie Romer-Lee, former Strategic People Manager, Onfido

    In this episode of Private Equity Power Talks: Map of the Maze, we talk to Ellie Romer-Lee, former Strategic People Manager and Chief of Staff at Onfido. Ellie joined Onfido as employee number 12 in 2014 and ran the people team through to 2020, when the business had a headcount of more than 400. Ellie explains how she developed talent and culture at Onfido by promoting diversity of thought, open discussion and innovation within the business.

    • 41 min
    Private Equity Power Talks: Season 2 Announcement

    Private Equity Power Talks: Season 2 Announcement

    After a short break in production to record some new content, The Private Equity Power Talks Podcast will be returning for season 2!
    This season we will be bringing you some fresh perspectives as we look to diversify the podcast, both in terms of guests and subject matter areas. We will also continue to interview some of the UKs most successful PE backed CEOs.
    The first episode will be released next week so be sure to subscribe and stay notified. 

    • 4 min
    Private Equity Power Talks: Keryn James, CEO, ERM

    Private Equity Power Talks: Keryn James, CEO, ERM

    In this episode Private Equity Power Talks: Map of the Maze, we talk to Keryn James, CEO of ERM: Environmental Resources Management. Keryn discusses the future of sustainability and ESG, showing how it will shape planning, value creation and culture within your business. Keryn also highlights how environmental and social resilience is viewed by Private Equity and the likely impact it will have on their existing and potential portfolio companies.
    Useful Links from ERM:
    Delivering your Company's Net Zero Ambition
    Building Business Resilience for the Decade of Action
    Private Equity firms that are ‘ESG strong’ are likely to be winners

    • 41 min
    Private Equity Power Talks: Richard Madden, CEO, DC Advisory

    Private Equity Power Talks: Richard Madden, CEO, DC Advisory

    In this episode Private Equity Power Talks: Map of the Maze, we talk to Richard Madden, CEO of DC Advisory. Richard draws in his industry expertise to discuss the PE market conditions and trends from the past year and how they have been effected by the Covid Crisis. Richard also gives his predictions for the future focusing on M&A, the role of debt in future investments and the impact of changes to Capital Gains Tax.

    • 33 min
    Chris Matthews, CEO, Buzz Bingo: Private Equity Power Talks

    Chris Matthews, CEO, Buzz Bingo: Private Equity Power Talks

    In this episode Private Equity Power Talks: Map of the Maze, we talk to Chris Matthews, CEO of Buzz Bingo. Chris discusses his experience of joining a business as CEO mid investment and what it takes to reinvigorate growth and culture through times of adversity, with a key focus on financial and operational turnaround.

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

dominicriley ,

A very good podcast

Short interviews with an interesting range of people from both sides of the investing fence...both investors and management. Maybe in the future we could hear from a few people who admit to mistakes and tell us what they have learnt. PE is a portfolio business and all deals contribute to the success of the portfolio.

Toy shop ,

Very informative

These interviews are fantastic: very informative & diverse (each one tells you something different). Sound quality is good and the length is just right. Well done Sam & team!

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