Private Equity Capabilities
Data-driven insights and solutions for scalable growth.
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What Makes Vaya Unique?
We leverage Private Equity expertise to customize our approach and meet your specific needs.
We support PE deal teams, operators, and CEOs across the investment lifecycle
  • Support success through top-quality assessment and advisorship
  • Help our clients define great and identify, select, and develop high-performing leadership teams
  • 25+ years of experience
We match our approach to your business
  • Meet you where you are and customize a path forward
  • Take the time to understand your business—strategy, priorities, and exit plans
  • Tailor our process and work product to reflect, align, and help grow your business
We care most about results and relationships
  • Our goal is real, quantifiable results measured against clear, client-defined objectives
  • Results build relationships—we become an extension of your team
  • Work closely with you as advisors and partners, coaches and confidants, to help you achieve your long-term goals
Vaya’s Approach to Value Creation
We’re in the business of risk-mitigation and enabling scale.

We help our clients make informed, data-driven talent decisions and provide interventions to enable successful execution of the value creation plan.

How we create value:

• Determine whether the right talent is in the right roles and the management team is ready to scale

• Provide expert advisory for operating partners on how best to work with and leverage the talent of key executives

• Support the CEO and key team members to evolve as the organization grows

• Help management teams align and collaborate in driving business outcomes

• Reduce hiring risks by ensuring new hires are strong matches for the requirements of the role

Portfolio company leadership has 25-30% impact on market valuation
of investors feel significantly less confident assessing leadership skills (compared with technical skills)
In a recent Vaya study of PE CEOs, leadership behavior accounted for 63% of the variance in predicting portfolio company EBITDA growth
Why Our Clients Partner with Us

"Partnering with Vaya Group allowed us to tailor a solution to change the understanding, language, and ways in which we all think about talent assessment and development within our Private Equity firm.” 

- Operating Manager at Top PE Firm

"Vaya Group is truly the thought partner any CEO or deal team needs when thinking about the critical roles and priorities to drive value of a business over the hold period. I also appreciate how they think outside the box and produce approaches based on the unique individual context of the business or deal dynamic.” 

Operating Manager at Top PE Firm

Vaya’s Solutions
Helping you make better decisions with robust insights that inspire action.
Leverage expert analysis to determine an executive team’s fit for VCP, identify potential risks, and deliver actionable recommendations to enable deal success
Provide direct, personalized executive coaching, focusing on skills and habits that can accelerate growth and create value in a private equity context
Facilitate structured, action-oriented working sessions to increase team cohesion and drive high performance
Accelerate emerging leaders’ readiness to advance into critical roles, ensuring continuity and increasing the likelihood of top-talent retention
Ensure fit, mitigate risk, and make certain that critical roles are filled with the best talent for the job for both immediate and future states
Vaya’s Picture-Perfect Client
Open and willing to change, and ready to act

Our ideal client is a growth-minded, strategic private equity firm whose operating partners recognize the importance of human capital in enabling portfolio company growth.

They understand the importance of investing in their leadership teams, and how dedication to talent enablement can impact future success of the organization.

Our clients achieve the highest return on investment when we are engaged as a strategic talent advisor and can use our years of experience to provide guidance and solutions to increase leadership effectiveness.

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