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Private Equity Funcast

The PE Funcast is a weekly show featuring Devin Mathews and Jim Milbery -- partners at ParkerGale Capital. We discuss all things related to privately-owned middle market technology companies -- the kind of great businesses that are outside the sphere of venture capital.
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Now displaying: December, 2016
Dec 20, 2016

The latest episode in our Fundraising series.   We spend an hour talking with John Cosgrove from Beartooth Advisors - the team that worked as our agents on the ParkerGale fund.   Come have listen and find out how Beartooth approached our fundraising process and learn all the ins and outs of working with an agent.  (This is an updated version -- fixed the audio from the original release)

Dec 14, 2016

Jim and Devin spend an hour talking with Jay Bartlett and Scott Orleck from Parthenon-EY Ernst & Young LLP.  We've worked extensively with Jay and Scott on buy-side due-diligence projects over a number of years.  They share their experiences tackling questions workig with us around market sizing, growth rates, cyclicality, and the competitive landscape.  All of which serves to answer the fundamental questions: Is a particular industry a good industry in which to invest?  And is the target company the right company to buy?  Jay and Scott reveal the three main reasons why deals go bad.

Dec 2, 2016

The second episode of our trifecta covering the raising of ParkerGale's first fund.   This episode starts off where we left our intrepid heroes just after their first close in September, 2015.  Come have a listen as we talk about our decision to hire a placement agent and our marathon of trips in late winter/early spring in pursuit of capital.

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