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Shifting Behaviour in the Portfolio

Private equity leaders are faced with a massive challenge – how to grow revenues and value in slow-growth markets. Shifting white-collar productivity and improving behaviour are perquisites for success. But, how to do this within the holding period?

This quarter’s In Focus features a recently published Humatica article from RealDeals magazine on individual performance management.  Getting individual feedback processes to work is difficult. Without the right approach, the costs outweigh the benefits.

Kind regards,

Andros Payne
Managing Partner, Humatica

 Getting value from feedback processes

Individual performance feedback is one of the toughest management processes to get right because it runs against the basic human nature of social interaction in groups. Criticism, even if constructive, is difficult for co-workers to give and receive. Never the less, in turbulent markets, where flexibility is demanded from each employee, feedback is critical for collective success and value growth.

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 Meet us at the RealDeals UK Mid-market Conference | Landmark Hotel | London | 6th February

Humatica is sponsoring the RealDeals mid-market conference at the Landmark Hotel in London on 6th February. As an invited panelist, Andros Payne will contribute to a discussion on how investors can better assess organisational risks pre-deal.

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 Humatica – Record growth

Humatica finished 2014 with another year of record growth. Revenues increased by 19%. According to CEO Andros Payne, “the value of our unique services was realized by a growing circle of leading funds and their portfolio company management teams this year. We were pleased to have helped sponsors and portfolio firms during 2014, and look forward to continued expansion in the new year.”

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