A deeper dive into what drives middle market success.

Our team of experienced, multi-industry veterans at FortéOne have assisted hundreds of middle market businesses, just like yours. We hope you find their insights interesting and valuable for your company.  If you would like to discuss these topics in more detail, contact us.




Can a Virtual Middle Market Business Transformation Program be Successful?

Given the reduction or even elimination of brick and mortar presence for middle market businesses during the pandemic, an experienced partner in virtual transformation is the asset you may not have known you need. …


Supply Chains Post-Pandemic: Balancing Risk and Cost

Business owners and supply chain professionals have rarely experienced the supply chain disruptions and failures that have occurred in recent months due to the travel and production breakage resulting from this COVID-19 pandemic. These supply chain challenges are likely to continue for many months, and there is a critical need to react appropriately to minimize the impact and build a more resilient supply chain for the future. …


COVID Management for Private Equity: Do not Waste this Opportunity

The rapid turn of events brought on by the COVID crisis has dramatically changed priorities for PE groups across all their initiatives—including portfolio company management, pending sales and purchases, and overall investment strategy. For PE Partners, the focus needs to be first on surviving the disruption but also looking for opportunities to leverage the crisis to build a stronger business. …

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Private Equity-Owned Tool Distributor

Improved performance through enhanced operations, process, and leadership. …

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$30MM Business Services Provider

Keeping up with the demands of a large customer was taxing production capability and created concern about losing the customer if delivery expectations were not met. …

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$280MM Industrial Building Manufacturing & Construction

Understanding how to manage the complex relationship and decision-making structures inherent in multiply family ownership businesses. …

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Privately-held Consumer Product Company

Taking immediate control to stabilize a chaotic organization and turn around issues with cash flow, profit projections, and supply chain in China. …

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$260MM Snack Food Manufacturer

Working alongside business owners and Investment Bankers to implement change and demonstrate improvements that add value. …