Bobby Kingsbury will share thoughts surrounding include private equity group (PEG) structure for leveraged buyouts, how PEGs select investments, how they value businesses, the LBO model, and what MCM calls, “Three Legs to a Stool”:
- understanding the company -business model, how they make money, growth opportunities, risks & weaknesses
- understanding management — culture, “the bench”, gaps, vision, key non-owner managers
- “the deal” — what type of deal, seller’s goals and objectives, valuation expectations.
Mr. Kingsbury joined MCM in February 2008. His responsibilities include the execution of investment transactions and management of portfolio companies. Mr. Kingsbury is also responsible for the sourcing of investment opportunities, leading the partnership’s e-marketing strategy, web-site design and managing and developing Limited Partner relationships. Prior to joining MCM, Mr. Kingsbury was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 8th round of the 2002 Major League Baseball Draft. He spent six years playing professional baseball as an outfielder in the Pirates organization, participated in the 2004 Summer Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, and was a 2008 inductee into the Fordham University Athletic Hall of Fame. Mr. Kingsbury graduated from Fordham University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance. He resides in Sagamore Hills with his wife and four children.