The high success for the PE industry has also introduced new challenges for PE deal makers. In this highly competitive environment, the best returns are achieved by GPs that focus on value creation and work closely with their portfolio companies. Sapling works closely with PE firms to assist in value creation at the portfolio company level. We assist GPs with mission critical projects in the post-close process, working on key Finance projects, covering data analytics, custom-tool development (internal financial models, pricing tools, scheduling tools, etc.), and automation of repetitive tasks.
Startups typically start looking into hiring a CFO 12 months before their IPO. Using that rule-of-thumb today could lead to losing years of strategic planning that could benefit the company tremendously in the future. By outsourcing some of the higher-level Finance functions, Sapling can help you tell your story in a way that delivers maximum impact. Our experience with financial modelling for startups makes us the best financial consultants to have in your corner for turning your vision into a reality and assembling the resources to execute it.
Mid-Market business are very impactful to the North American economy. SMEs employ more than 90% of Canada’s private sector workforce and make up 30% of Canada’s GDP. In the US, mid-sized firms employ over 40 million people and account for around one-third of private-sector GDP. The middle thrives by making itself competitive in specialized markets, achieved by being more focused on what their customers want and using more state-of-the-art management methods. Sapling creates professional financial models and data analytics platforms, tailored to mid-market companies, that help to evaluate new business opportunities, to identify and eliminate unprofitable clients or products, to secure financing for new projects, and to analyze and optimize performance.