Private Equity Players Confront the Teachings of Darwin


Carole Degonse and Henri Pieyre De Mandiargues wrote this bylined article on how economic crisis, technological changes and trade globalization have caused many companies of all sizes to drastically rethink their approach. “When these companies are controlled by private equity players, their ability to adapt to change is put to the test,” the authors wrote, “but such change is essential to ensure, as Darwin suggested, the survival of the fittest.”