Private Equity And COVID-19 Series

On the impact of the current crisis for the investor community


In light of the current situation we have taken the opportunity to connect with the investor community, and spend some time sharing our latest views and ideas on the crisis that we hope you will find intellectually stimulating, useful, and relevant.

As part of our COVID-19 response and to help support our clients through this difficult time, we are hosting varied webinars with our global experts to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on the industry. Please reach out to corporatefinanceandadvisory@oliverwyman.com to find out more. 

See an overview of our recent webinars below.

Fiber Everywhere?

Date: July 2, 2021

We are witnessing fiber investments all across Europe, driven by the need for a more Digital Europe, ensure coverage in rural areas, and fueled by ever-growing demand for bandwidth, NetGen Europe funds, and increased connectivity requirements for consumers and business after the pandemic. In this webinar, we will cover how to identify investment opportunities in this context. Register here

Aviation: Taking-off With Private Capital

Date: March 26, 2021

In this webinar, we pick up where we left off on the travel industry with a deep-dive into opportunities in aviation and downstream industries with a panel discussion and Q&A. Learn more here

Travel And Tourism: The New Abnormal

Date: December 4, 2020

In this installment of our series, we will be sharing the latest outputs from our research on traveler sentiment, demand recovery, and the implications for the different types of players in the travel space. Learn more here

Autumn Is Coming: Update On Vaccines And Therapeutics

Date: September 11, 2020

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Oliver Wyman has tracked trends and developments. We have been modelling the pandemic and shared our models and forecasts. And we were among the first to warn of the risks of a second wave. As we approach the autumn, with patient numbers rising in many countries, we will review the latest developments in the space, understand the advances on vaccines and therapeutics - and explore the implications for private equity. Learn more here

The Non-Performing Loans Tsunami: A High Growth Segment

Date: July 3, 2020

The pandemic will also have a material adverse impact on the economy. Unfortunately, defaults will increase. Non-performing loans (NPLs) are one of the largest and most actionable themes that will materialize on the back of COVID-19. It's also one of the few high growth areas we will see in the coming quarters, and there is still some time to gear up to prepare. Learn more here

The New Normal: Long-Term Changes

Date: May 15, 2020

The way that business responds to COVID-19 will undoubtedly shape the decade to come. The COVID-19 crisis will impact megatrends by generating tipping points that might be turned into opportunities. The new normal will bring a completely different economic environment and risks. Every company is going to see consumer behavior changes coming out of this event. What are the main challenges ahead and how to navigate the business in the long term? Learn more here

Financial Services: The 2 Trillion Euro Opportunity?

Date: May 7, 2020

Oliver Wyman's Financial Services partners will explain the impact of COVID-19 on the Financial Services Industry. As banks respond, new opportunities will emerge – both in the FIG space, but also more generally on the broader economy as banks change their behavior. These changes and opportunities can be profound. Learn more here

Deploying Capital: During The COVID-19 Crisis

Date: April 30, 2020

Even though COVID-19 has shaken most industries, the impact is not symmetric. Oliver Wyman experts will be sharing views on three sectors (telco, industrial manufacturing, and energy) which are impacted in very different ways by COVID-19 crisis, and which therefore will generate different investment opportunities. Learn more here

Your Portfolio: Protecting And Enhancing Its Value

Date: April 24, 2020

After the initial shock, guiding portfolio companies through the Covid-19 crisis may be the biggest challenge for many private equity sponsors. How to focus your resources to where they are most needed? Can you use this crisis as an opportunity to prepare for the future? Our international experts in pricing, supply chain and organizational effectiveness will navigate you through this changing and uncertain terrain. Learn more here

Taking Stock: Six Weeks After The Stock Market Reacted

Date: April 17, 2020

In the recent history there was no infectious disease outbreak, including the Spanish Flu, that would have impacted the stock market as strenuously as COVID pandemic. Oliver Wyman’s partners are presenting possible pandemic scenarios including impact on the economy and financial sector across the globe. Learn more here