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“Software contracts are better than first-lien debt. You realize a company will not pay the interest payment on their first lien until after they pay their software maintenance or subscription fee. We get paid our money first. Who has the better credit? He can’t run his business without our software” – Robert Smith
Will Thorndike is an investor and author of The Outsiders, a study of eight unconventional CEOs who did an exceptional job of allocating capital in their businesses. In this presentation from Tugboat Institute Summit 2019, Will shares the essential lessons of the CEOs he profiled in his book, as well as updated insights.
I wish I had been a VC in the 90’s. And those people wish they had been doing LBO’s in the 80’s. And those people wish they had been doing high yield credit in the 70’s.
Todd Boehly’s visit to Topeka, Kan., wasn’t going as planned.
It was one of his earlier trips in his negotiations to buy life insurer Security Benefit, but one dark morning in 2010 after his cab dropped him off, he found that the doors of his hotel did not open. The front desk was empty, his cab gone.
This article is part of Bain’s 2019 Global Private Equity Report. This section looks at how a growing number of GPs are facing down rising deal multiples by using buy-and-build strategies as a form of multiple arbitrage. Explore the contents of the report here or download the PDF to read the full report.