Industry-leading companies usually have several advantages, such as pricing power, brand recognition and a loyal customer base. It takes time to achieve a dominant position in an industry, and maintaining that leadership position is an ongoing effort. Our approach Listen, Learn and Lead helps companies to become leaders or retain leadership
Success doesn’t happen by accident. We have a proven system for achieving it. Our Operational Excellence Program drives every aspect of our culture and performance. We use our Operational Excellence Program to guide what we do, measure how well we execute, and create options for doing even better – including improving the program itself.
We believe that much of our spirit is attributable to the unique Culture of our firm and the Values that we live by: honesty, respect, teamwork, excellence, innovation and creativity, shared accountability for both our successes and shortcomings, the fortitude to say no when necessary and a sharing of financial results and credit throughout our firm.
Our approach is to work as partners with the management of selected companies and remain deeply involved in the operations of our businesses. In this way, we help to build globally competitive franchises, which increase employment, innovation, research and development and financial performance during our ownership. Our capital, combined with our exceptional talent, global network and strong relationships, places us in an excellent position to act on the opportunities that lie ahead for the benefit of our investors.