Infor Private Equity Practice

Collaborating with operating executives to drive sustainable value creation in their portfolios
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Infor understands private equity

Infor’s Private Equity Relations team focuses on opportunities to generate operating performance improvements across a firm’s portfolio with our cloud-based, industry-specific, enterprise applications. Our solutions deliver high-value business outcomes that are implemented quickly and can be repeated across the portfolio.

Our collaborative approach with operating partners begins with targeting specific areas of the portfolio where we can quickly deliver significant operating performance improvements. Whether it’s looking at opportunities to deliver supply chain efficiencies that free up working capital, or accelerating product delivery time to market, Infor’s Private Equity Relations team can work with partners to identify short-term value creation initiatives that impact the business.
  • Value-creation engagement
  • Rapid time-to-value initiatives
  • Service barometer and spend analysis
  • Rapid acquisition and implementation model
  • Portfolio-wide Master Services Agreement
  • Infor executive sponsorship
  • Private-equity event sponsorship

Targeting rapidly deployable and sustainable initiatives

Enterprise resource planning

  • Accelerate digital transformation
  • Provide industry-specific functionality
  • Enable end-to-end financial management

Supply chain

  • Free up working capital
  • Reduce cost per invoice
  • Unify suppliers and lending sources

Business insight

  • Deliver platform-agnostic analytics
  • Enable data-driven decision-making
  • Embed industry-specific analytics

Enterprise asset management

  • Foster proactive vs. reactive management
  • Reduce maintenance and management costs
  • Improve asset utilization and OEE

Governance, risk, and compliance

  • Improve audit and compliance capabilities
  • Tighten risk management (fraud, data breaches)
  • Reduce compliance costs

Rapid implementation model ensures time to value

Infor® understands the unique challenges of M&As, carve-outs, and digital transformation initiatives. Our rapid implementation model provides core business functionality in a cloud environment, built using industry-leading best practices and application configurations via our implementation playbook, tools, and templates.

days for Harsco Rail to deploy Infor CloudSuite™ Industrial Enterprise
minutes saved per-day, per-technician at Invenergy with CloudSuite EAM
legacy ERP systems replaced by CloudSuite Industrial at El Dorado Packaging

Leveraging industry expertise to bring insight and value

Infor’s 30+ years of deep industry experience combined with our unique private equity engagement mode can drive investment value across a firm’s portfolio and help operating partners identify specific targets to drive tangible business outcomes.

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Heavily-engineered industries

  • Aerospace and defense
  • Automotive
  • High-tech and electronics
  • Industrial machinery and equipment
  • Industrial manufacturing
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Manufacturing and distribution

  • Fashion and retail
  • Food and beverage
  • Energy and chemicals
  • Wholesale distribution
  • Equipment rental
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  • Financial services
  • Professional services
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Public sector
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Small and medium-sized businesses

  • Discrete manufacturing
  • Process manufacturing
  • Distribution

How we engage with private equity to find new value creation opportunities

  • Collaborate with operating partners to identify strategic portfolio targets
  • Deploy value-creation consultants
  • Deliver observations in the form of projected outcomes and actionable plans
  • Determine where successful outcomes can be replicated in the portfolio


Infor solutions

Industry CloudSuites and ERP solutions

Leverage multi-tenant, cloud-based, industry-specific platforms that are ideal for digital transformation initiatives.

Cloud-based technology platform

Seamlessly connect services via a robust integration framework that serves as the foundation of an entire business ecosystem.

Industry analytics

Manage operating performance across a portfolio using a data-driven approach.

Supply chain management

Digitally transform end-to-end supply chain networks.

Enterprise asset management

Optimize management of enterprise assets.

Product lifecycle management

Accelerate product development and time to market.

Governance, risk, and compliance

Proactively monitor and control risk and compliance across the business.

Workforce management

Strategically align labor management with corporate strategy and improve employee productivity.

Configure, price, and quote

Accelerate sales cycles and streamline sales processes from opportunity creation to close.

Process intelligence

Gain real-time insights to improve business processes efficiencies and optimize operating performance.

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