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Help us find and transform industrial companies in Europe into global leaders

Help us find and transform industrial companies in Europe into global leaders

We are a private equity company interested in learning more about the industrials sector in Europe with a goal of finding deal targets. Read Overview...
Overview

Business Context:
 

We are a private equity company interested mapping the most attractive industrial companies in Europe and turn them into global leaders! 

Business Need:
 

We are looking for sub-segments within the industrials sector that provide a cheap, essential and complex part to a final product. Below follows a more detailed explanation: 
 

  • Highly complex product / service (many SKUs, high technical content)
  • Product / service represents a crucial piece of the value chain
  • Represents only a small fraction of the cost of production

First, determine the most attractive sub-industries and then in each of them find the leading companies (independent of size) as well as potential target companies with at least $100 million of sales.
 

Deliverable:
 

Prepare a list (PPT or Word) of the sub-sectors and explain the following for each one: 
 

  • Final industry/industries it serves
  • How does it fit in the value chain of the final product 
  • Characteristics that make this sub-industry attractive 
  • Leading companies and a few potential targets in this sub-industry 

-        Brief assessment of the most attractive target companies identified in the multiple sub-industries
 

Guidelines

Submission requirments: 

Prepare a list (PPT or Word) of the sub-sectors and explain the following for each one: 
 

  • Final industry/industries it serves
  • How does it fit in the value chain of the final product 
  • Characteristics that make this sub-industry attractive 
  • Leading companies and a few potential targets in this sub-industry 

-        Brief assessment of the most attractive target companies identified in the multiple sub-industries

 

Prize: 

  • Cash prize of $5,000

Judging Criteria: 

  • Judging will be done by our internal private equity team who have some experience with the industrials sector in Europe and will decide whether the information provided is both correct and beneficial to our firm
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