For people businesses, like any other growing firm, there is a stage of growth where external involvement can make a huge difference.
Whether it's helping to develop scalable infrastructure, bring in new capabilities or setting a clear direction, a partner can bring new perspectives.
External investment may also be a way to reduce risk for founders, or restructure ownership to enable the management team to participate.
Equiteq, the specialist adviser to consulting firms, invited Livingbridge’s Liz Jones to a Q&A session looking at private equity and how it compares to other investment options, for example a trade sale.
Originally broadcast as a webinar in November 2016, you can now view the recording here.