ODD: Soundbites from the Frontline
There was a time when those opening lines from Eminem’s hit, “Lose Yourself,” might have reflected how managers reacted when undergoing a rigorous operational due diligence (ODD) review. But, similar to how B-Rabbit improved his confidence and flow throughout the movie 8 Mile, we are happy to say that GPs also have embraced their ODD reviews and are now more prepared, and seemingly more comfortable, than ever with discussing their operational organizations, structures and even challenges.
LP's, Are You Sufficiently Investing in Operational Due Diligence?
Although the structure of the private markets industry may limit risk, does it eliminate it altogether? CEO Mario Giannini makes the case for proactively investing in operational due diligence efforts – before it becomes a “have to.”
That Escalated Quickly
Who knew that the comedic genius of Mr. Ron Burgundy would capture the spirit of a multifaceted topic so well? And what is that topic, you ask? Well, what is nipping at the heels of COVID, QAnon, SPACs and WFH as the most discussed subject? Inflation. And the escalation of chatter around rising prices doesn’t look like it will subside anytime soon.