Why We Started ParkerGale

Our team recently announced the formation of a new private equity fund, ParkerGale.  You can click around the site here to find out more details about what we do and how we do it, but I wanted to explain the motivation behind the firm and why we thought now was the right time to launch.

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The Marriott Courtyard Buffet Problem

’m staying at a Courtyard by Marriott hotel this week, as per my usual. For those of you that believe that all of us Private Equity folks stay at 5-star hotels and live off of caviar and champagne, I’m sorry for bursting your bubble.

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We need pigs not chickens

The PE Funcast is a team of readers. We fly through books. Lots of books. Not just business books and technical books, but novels and short stories, newspapers, even some comic books—-We highly recommend Usagi YoJimbo.

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Contractors are people too

If you are a lower middle market company that is implementing a new customer relationship management system (CRM) or enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, chances are pretty good that you are using some third-party consultants.

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