Private Equity Consulting Services

In a competitive environment, private equity firms must move quickly and actively work to improve portfolio company operations. We conduct rigorous due diligence and later develop and execute value-creation plans to optimize operations and increase profitability.

Seamless Planning for Seamless Execution

Investment firms must exercise constant vigilance when entering new deals. Regardless of the seller, assessing the quality of a company’s assets, customers, labor force, and management systems is a difficult, multi-dimensional process.

Executing a transition plan is vital in protecting time, capital and energy. Strategies must address current realities while shaping the vision for future targets into an executable step-by-step roadmap. Once the deal is finalized, delays in plan implementation represent money diverted from the bottom line.

Why Choose Seraph for Private Equity Strategy Consulting

Seraph’s due diligence methodology has been developed across roll-ups for private equity as well as corporate consolidations, new market entries and carve-outs. Providing support across the entire lifecycle of a deal, our experienced private equity consultants are both rigorous and focused in everything from theme exploration to post-close implementation. Our due diligence process involves:

  • Plant assessment
  • Factory management review
  • Identification revenue expansion and cost management levers
  • Development of historical metrics and forecasts
  • Industry overview
  • Review and validation of engineering and manufacturing technology
  • Analysis of engineering and manufacturing efficacy with respect to value creation

Clients leverage our rich operational experience to quickly realize their strategic vision.

Case Studies

Find out more about the companies who trusted Seraph to write their success stories.

Case Study – Seat Supplier Success Story

Case Study – Seat Supplier Success Story

INDUSTRY: AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES: Logistics; project  management;  Situation. An Automotive Just in Sequence plant was struggling with capacity constraints and quality issues producing seats as the OEM launched two new programs causing the production model to change from...

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How We Work with Private Equity

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As your flexible strategic partner, we tailor our private equity consulting to fill operational gaps and maximize the value of your business. We act as a seamless extension of your firm and, when appropriate, take an outsider approach to protect vulnerable relationships during a period of change. During the entire process, we remain focused on equipping you with the tools needed to thrive in whatever circumstances the future may bring.

The Seraph team provides oversight and management of your portfolio companies. We help with the institutionalization of new plant processes, procurement, implementation of specific IT systems that lead to direct efficiencies on the floor to competitive benchmarking assessments of peers both private and public.

With deep industry relationships in a wide variety of manufacturing industries, we work alongside our PE partners, as they proactively evaluate entering or exiting a given industry, including ongoing consultation.

Our Approach to Crisis Management

Our Rapid Health Assessment

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Private Equity Consulting by The Numbers 

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25+

Private equity value creation plan acceleration projects completed

5x

average return on investment for operational improvement projects

2-Day

response time to deploy Seraph consultants to conduct an onsite review

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Seraph’s Consulting Experts

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Seraph’s leadership team is made up of former COOs, plant managers, and VPs of Operations in some of the world’s largest manufacturers and suppliers.  Our wealth of expertise comes from years of experience in identifying the root causes of problems and creating actionable plans to restore prompt manufacturing operations and stakeholder confidence.

Ambrose Conroy
CEO & Founder

Thomas Kowal
President - North America

Wade Phillips
President - Europe

Andrew Powch
CFO

Brian Fairchild
Sr. Director of Sales 
& Sales Operations

Amy Kroll
Director of Human
Resources

Jack Caccioppo
Managing Director

Jay Butler
Managing Director

Richard Payne
Managing Director

Justin Fortier
Director of Marketing and Research

Majid Arefi
Managing Director - Europe

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INSIGHTS

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