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The Private Equity Playbook: Management’s Guide to Working with Private Equity by [Adam Coffey]

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Adam Coffey has spent more than twenty years as president of three national service companies: Masterplan, WASH Multifamily Laundry, and now CoolSys, all of which have been owned and sold multiple times by private equity. Known for building strong employee-centered cultures, and for executing a buy and build strategy, Adam is highly sought after by private equity and is considered an expert in running industrial service businesses. He is a former GE executive, an alumnus of UCLA, and a veteran of the United States Army. --This text refers to the hardcover edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B07NFXRL3K
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Lioncrest Publishing (Feb. 26 2019)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 2272 KB
  • Simultaneous device usage ‏ : ‎ Unlimited
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 186 pages
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CEO, board member, best-selling author, Forbes Business Council member, and an acclaimed guest speaker, Adam Coffey, is an inspiring and authentic leader who creates high-performance cultures and drives transformative growth.

Over the past 21 years, he has had the honor of serving as President and CEO of three national private equity-backed service companies, each in different industries. Two of the three companies he built achieved enterprise values of $1B. Throughout his career, Coffey has a proven track record of achieving notable outcomes for stakeholders. His career average at exit is 4.5x MOIC (Multiple of Invested Capital).

Coffey is an active mentor to MBA candidates and is a regular, favorite guest speaker at UCLA. Coffey, who considers himself a blue-collar CEO, has a diverse background. He has led several commercial and industrial service businesses, is a licensed general contractor, a pilot, a former GE executive, an alumnus of the UCLA Anderson Executive Program, and a veteran of the US Army.

Coffey’s first book, The Private Equity Playbook, was released in February 2019 and became an instant #1 Amazon Best Seller and private equity cult classic. His second book, The Exit Strategy Playbook was released in September of 2021 and also was a #1 Amazon Best Seller. He was named one of the “Most Influential Leaders” by the Orange County Business Journal in 2018, 2019 and in 2020 and 2021 was named to their prestigious "OC Top 50". Coffey makes his home in Westlake, TX with his wife and young daughter.

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