Author Archives: Pat McCormick

Helping create value in underperforming and underachieving Private Equity Investments

The Best way to make money is to start by not losing it.  PMCC Ventures has worked with scores of private equity backed companies to improve performance and move from the bottom 50% of performers to the top 50%.  Our … Continue reading

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PMCC Ventures Background

PMCC Ventures brings 35+ years of experience and capability to help clients improve the business of their business and add and sustain value.  Our services range from strategy to planning to operations and performance improvement.  All with a clear focus … Continue reading

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Best wishes for a prosperous, healthy, happy and meaningful 2017

  As we move on to a new year, I wanted to take a time out to thank all of you that have supported PMCC Ventures in 2016.  I appreciate it.  We had an interesting year, and I hope we … Continue reading

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March Madness for Investors and Investor backed companies…

Planning, preparation, diligence, expert opinions, execution, management, responding to situations that arise, aspiration, success, disappointment, taking advantage of opportunities, missing shots, winning, losing, bracket busters. Not only were these the activities and emotions of the Big Dance and this past … Continue reading

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Private Equity backed global business marketing firm

Client Description: Private equity owned- Global business marketing firm Client Opportunity or Challenge: The Client is a European private equity backed company; new investors have an aggressive growth plan in mind. Within 9 months of investment, the Client acquired 3 … Continue reading

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Client Engagement Summary- Private University

Client Description: Private Faith Based University Client Opportunity or Challenge: The client has been experiencing eroding revenues and escalating costs, which were not clearly and consistently acknowledged and discussed with Board of Trustees Client terminated several leaders including the President, … Continue reading

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PMCC Ventures 2016 Note

PMCC Ventures 2016 Note We wish you a healthy and successful 2016.  Once again, thank you for all of your support of PMCC Ventures. We continue to have the opportunity to work with some great leaders focused on important work … Continue reading

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When the lower cost providers innovate- others need to take heed!

Great article in this morning’s Philly.com.  http://www.philly.com/philly/news/20151113_Rowan_offers_a_cheaper_three-year_plan.html Public Universities are growing, while many private universities are struggling.  It was so refreshing to see a school like Rowan, take a move that benefits both the University and its students.   I … Continue reading

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Performing and Thriving in disruptive times in Higher Education

We have had hundreds of conversations with people regarding  the current challenges and future opportunities for Higher Education over the past year or so.  There are certainly more questions than answers and the challenge is unevenly felt by many.  There are … Continue reading

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Fitch affirms bond rating of PMCC Venture’s client

Dealing with the competitive Higher Education environment, PMCC Ventures was engaged by Holy Family University to lead the development of a fresh five year business plan and  assist in restructuring and placement of new debt.  Fitch recently affirmed their previous debt … Continue reading

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