Welcome back to PE Value Drivers.
We’re taking a different approach in this episode in talking with Vikash Magdani, Executive Director at ACG New York. As executive director at ACGs largest and most influential chapter, Vik has his finger on the pulse of private equity in the New York area and around the world. In addition to his role in leading ACG New York, Vik is an entrepreneur with extensive international corporate product and business development experience in private equity, energy, financial services, and B2B multi-platform media. He's well versed in B2B global strategy, operations, and business stewardship and sponsorship, corporate partnerships, product and program launch, and content development.
About ACG, New York
AGC (Association of Corporate Growth) launched initially by an entrepreneur named Peter Hilton who understood what middle-market businesses mean to this country. In 1954, Hilton created a network for public or private investors to connect with entrepreneurs. Today, ACG has grown into a global organization with 59 chapters across the globe. Through these chapters, ACG provides a conduit that puts together great forums for people in the middle-market ecosystem to promote best practice knowledge, network and get deals done.
So, what changes has Vik seen in middle market private equity?
On supporting value creation for middle market Private Equity
What has Vik observed regarding how funds work with third-party consultants like Chief Outsiders
On how Operating Partners and other value creators can engage with AGC
A bit more about Vikash Magdani’s background