Helping Private Equity Leaders Thrive

To maximize MOIC, sponsors require elite, execution-minded executives. These leaders must be hands-on, urgent, decisive, resilient, etc. The Crucible, a leadership optimization research tool, quantifies these, and other, critical behaviors to help Boards and executives maximize the potential of each investment thesis.

The Five Catalysts - A Proprietary Behavioral Map

The Crucible was built upon insights from thousands of private equity sample cases. Through validated research, reams of performance data, and decades of anecdotal evidence, we have identified the five behaviors, or Five Catalysts, that predict performance in this asset class. Any leader’s potential in an LBO executive role will hinge on these benchmark behaviors: