Our differentiated approach and insights help financial sponsors and their portfolio companies to minimize risk and create value.
Private Equity & Principal Investors
Our unique owner-operator experience brings investment insights and operational improvements that create immediate and long-term value.
Private equity, principal investors and their portfolio companies face unique challenges such as high valuations, intense competition, compressed sales cycles and increased investor scrutiny. Yet must still prioritize investments and secure high returns.
Through our Performance Acceleration Services and foundational expertise and enablers, DSS can help Private Equity firms and Principal Investors create value and manage portfolio risk.
We deliver tangible benefits that help our clients increase & stabilize production, reduce and optimize cost, optimize & deliver capital plans, embed Management Systems and improve culture, mindsets & behaviors.
DSS is uniquely qualified through:
50+ years of global operations experience and a strong focus on implementation.
A proven rapid change methodology to help reduce risks and accelerate measurable business improvements with high ROI.
Enabling sustainable change through technology, capability building, culture transformation and people engagement.
Our experience as a portfolio company backed by Gyrus Capital, our understanding of the challenges faced by portfolio company CEOs.
Our seasoned consultants and operations experts who work with investors and executive teams to create value and manage portfolio risk
Unmatched set of Operations benchmarking and IP across a broad set of industries.
Please contact one of our team members to learn more about how we can support you in reaching your objectives.
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Managing Director – North America Consulting | United States and Canada
William leads the DSS North America operations management consulting business. He works with executives at client organizations acting as a trusted advisor to effectively manage operational risk, achieve operational excellence and deliver improved sustainable business performance.
Michele is responsible for the markets in Italy and Central Europe. With more than 20 years of experience in management consulting, Michele works with our clients to design and implement performance improvement and culture change programs, primarily for the energy, manufacturing and food sectors.
Srini has more than 30 years of experience in transforming organizations in the oil & gas, chemical and mining industries to help reduce operational risks, increase productivity and facilitate innovation through leadership coaching.
Teresa leads the DSS North America Private Equity operations management consulting practice. She works with principal investors and private equity deal teams, operating teams, and portfolio company CEOs across industry verticals to quantify and manage operational risk and address business performance at all stages of the investment cycle.
Helder brings over 20 years of experience in value creation. Helder and his teams have managed value creation programs from Due Diligence to Operational Transformation, delivering in excess of $500+ M USD over the last 4 years. He has worked and supported executive and management teams globally across a broad range of industries such as Chemicals, Oil & Gas, Food & Beverage, Mining & Metals, Agri-Business and Manufacturing.
U-Yun has 22 years of experience across management consulting, investment management & finance, and private equity advisory. He works with clients on value creation and exit optimization strategies for their portfolio companies across a wide range of industries.