5 ways private equity firms are helping portfolio companies switch gears during the Covid-19 pandemic

Guiding portfolio companies through the Covid-19 pandemic is the biggest challenge facing private equity firms and service providers today. Firms throughout the middle market are focused now on helping portfolio companies make decisions about reopening their businesses, asessing the impact of the coronavirus on their businesses and forging a strategy on moving forward.

“This has been the world’s largest work-from-home experiment, and how we leverage the information we collected and understand the new normal will be crucial,” says Bryan Berthold, global lead, workplace experience, at Cushman & Wakefield.

Here are insights from 5 companies leading the way: Watermill, New Heritage, Monroe, Cushman & Wakefield and Eisner Amper.