40 episodes

Hugh MacArthur, head of Bain & Company's Global Private Equity practice, interviews leading experts on the trends and opportunities that will redefine the private equity industry.

Dry Powder: The Private Equity Podcast Hugh MacArthur, Bain & Company

    • Business
    • 4.8 • 102 Ratings

Hugh MacArthur, head of Bain & Company's Global Private Equity practice, interviews leading experts on the trends and opportunities that will redefine the private equity industry.

    Could Private Equity Accelerate DEI?

    Could Private Equity Accelerate DEI?

    An industry that has historically lagged on diversity may be poised to take the lead.

    • 20 min
    The Midyear Private Equity Report in Brief

    The Midyear Private Equity Report in Brief

    The industry has not only bounced back, it has tripled in size.

    • 10 min
    From Analytics to Advanced Analytics: A Conversation with Hg’s Nic Humphries

    From Analytics to Advanced Analytics: A Conversation with Hg’s Nic Humphries

    One of Europe’s leading tech investors describes how Hg adopts the latest breakthroughs in advanced analytics, AI, and machine learning “as fast as we possibly can.”

    • 11 min
    From Generalist to Sector Specialist: A Conversation with Hg’s Nic Humphries

    From Generalist to Sector Specialist: A Conversation with Hg’s Nic Humphries

    One of Europe’s leading tech investors describes how Hg drilled down from industry to sector to sub-sector, and discovered its “sweet spot” for investing.

    • 15 min
    The Missing Link to Mission Critical Talent

    The Missing Link to Mission Critical Talent

    Your value creation plan is the key to building a strong team, setting clear goals and delivering results.

    • 14 min
    Healthcare as National Defense

    Healthcare as National Defense

    We consider a conceptual shift that has enormous implications for how the public and private sectors work together.

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
102 Ratings

102 Ratings

MSavola ,

March 1 Podcast by Hugh MacArthur at Bain

This podcast covers a lot of insights in 7 minutes and practitioners listening like me look forward to continued podcasts that expand on the 5 pillars highlighted in the value creation journey path. Thank you!

bospodfan99 ,

Sharp

Very cool innovative tools and data sources, advanced analytics tools and how to apply to investments.

86ChrisW ,

Playing chess vs checkers

My old fund tended to take a less digital view, but I’d heard more and more about some of these new diligence techniques. Pretty incredible that it is that easy to get a leg up on your competitors during a purchase process

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