In a recent episode of The Scott Becker Private Equity Podcast, Sheon Karol discusses trends he’s seen in the private equity world.
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Timestamps for key moments include:
1:30 - Dislocation in the market: We’re going to see both existential danger and great opportunity. The future will not be “normal.”
4:08 - Thoughts on the future of retail: Consumer desire for convenience will continue beyond the pandemic.
6:08 - One word to describe PE today: “Surprise.” Surprise at how quickly business has bounced back. The choice for PE is between trying for a slam dunk and making extra passes to get an open look at the basket.
10:28 - Advice to PE: Broaden your horizons.
12:10 - Due to market dislocation, business owners should use professionals who have broad horizons, who are aware of different opportunities and can offer varied services.