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Private Equity

Advice and insight at every stage of the PE lifecycle

Deloitte's Private Equity practice has strong and trusted relationships with some of the world’s leading investors, funds and portfolio companies. Our in-depth understanding of the private equity industry enables us to provide valuable insights and innovative solutions across the entire private equity lifecycle.

What makes us different

We recognise that private equity represents one of the most challenging industries for executives, characterised by its intense, fast paced environment, driven by an absolute focus on building and realising value within condensed timescales. That’s why our work with the world's leading private equity businesses aims to deliver value across the entire private equity lifecycle.

Deloitte 2020 Study: M&A Activity by Swiss SMEs

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Who we help

  • Private equity investors
  • Private equity funds
  • Private equity-backed businesses
     

Private equity investors

Our PE practice combines deep client relationships with a strong local presence and international reach. Our services span financial advisory, audit, tax and consulting and include deal origination; deal structuring; deal planning, strategy and tactics; valuations; exit planning and execution; management advisory; management buy-ins and buy-outs; and debt finance.

Private equity backed businesses

Our core approach to supporting PE-backed businesses is an understanding of and alignment to your PE lifecycle. From acquisition through the mid-cycle growth phase towards exit and beyond - identifying the correct strategy is a critical component to improve chances of success. Our dedicated team of experts work closely with management teams to provide bespoke business solutions for PE-backed businesses – from M&A and international expansion, to value creation, working with PE investors, IPO and exit.

Climate risk and private equity firms

Assessing and addressing the impact of climate change.

The scientific evidence is clear. Companies already feel the effects of climate change through increased risks and costs, shifting consumer demands and direct business disruption. As such, it is important for private equity (PE) firms to understand the effects of climate change, which although a risk, is also a value creation opportunity for companies.

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Post-COVID private equity: Thriving in a bifurcated world of opportunity

A global perspective and regional podcast series

The COVID-19 pandemic has tested the Private Equity (PE) industry in ways not seen before, handcuffing their ability to pounce as investors everywhere remained cautious or complacent. But as the situation begins to stabilize, we expect PE firms will enthusiastically reengage and help lead the recovery, applying their historic expertise and value-creating capabilities to stand companies back up and position them for long-term success.

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Key contact

Juerg Birri

Juerg Birri

Head of Deloitte Legal Switzerland

Juerg is an Attorney-at-Law and a Federal Tax Expert and advises clients in the financial services industry on a wide range of tax and regulatory issues. He has in-depth expertise in the private banki... More

Stephan Brücher

Stephan Brücher

Partner

Stephan is a Partner in our Corporate Finance Advisory practice, responsible for our activities in Switzerland, except Financial Services. Stephan has more than 20 years of experience, focusing on cro... More