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Bain & Company's Hugh MacArthur says private equity must adapt to thrive in post-COVID world

Bain & Company's Hugh MacArthur says private equity must adapt to thrive in post-COVID world

The pandemic is forcing firms to work toward incorporating technology more effectively into their operations

  • agosto 05, 2020
  • min read

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Bain & Company's Hugh MacArthur says private equity must adapt to thrive in post-COVID world

Across the private-equity industry, the coronavirus pandemic is changing how firms manage their portfolio companies and how they operate their own firms. Hugh MacArthur, head of the global private-equity practice at consulting firm Bain & Company, shared some of his thoughts about ways the pandemic stands to reshape the industry, from underwriting and due diligence to technological innovation. Responses have been edited for clarity.

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