A message from BluWave: Here’s How Leading Private Equity Firms Spent Their Time in Q3

BluWave is trusted by more than 500 leading PE firms on thousands of critical projects, giving us a unique perspective into key trends in private equity. In Q3, we supported leading PE firms as they continued to run towards the storm, focusing on unique strategies that would allow them to thrive in the economic downcycle. Top takeaways from Q3 include:

  • Value creation remains robust at 69% of all PE activity
  • Human capital remains a primary PE focus area
  • Technology activity as well as sales & marketing activity have substantially increased YoY


LLR Partners seeks senior associate, team coordinator for value creation team

LLR Partners, whose value creation and business development teams have expanded rapidly over the last two years, has two openings on its value creation team, and more may be on the way.

The Philadelphia-based technology, industrials, fintech, education and healthcare specialist seeks a senior associate-demand generation and a team coordinator to join its roughly 21-person value creation team, according to its career page.

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A Message From BluWave: Why PE Firms are Focusing on Org Design & Effectiveness

The inflation-driven economic downturn has created a complex environment, causing private equity firms to take unique action, balancing right-sizing before the storm with retaining and recruiting key personnel. With human capital being a strong input for ensuring success through this downturn, PE firms are bringing in specialized third-party resources to resolve organizational design and effectiveness needs. Here are a few of the most popular resources that we’ve seen our clients engage:

  • Interim CHROs
  • HR-focused consulting firms
  • Organizational effectiveness consultants

Learn more about how these resources are helping PE firms ensure success despite the downturn.