Posts Tagged ‘equity owners’

Ed Forms A Consortium

‘Never knew there were so many meters in weather forecasting’ Ed tells his diary, ‘thermometers and barometers – Yes, of course – but sychrometers, anemometers, ceilometers and evaporimeters are all new on me…

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Ed’s Dash For Growth

‘Have been evaluating my options now that I realise the private equity owners of the company may  let us plod on for years under this load of debt they’ve imposed on the company, ‘ Ed confides to his diary, ‘servicing and repaying the debt makes it almost impossible to invest…

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Ed Gets A Finance Lesson

‘The thing that bothers me in the dark moments of a sleepless night is why the debt imposed on us by our private equity owners is so high. We can’t expand with this level of debt. We can’t invest to grow the company. We’re condemned to plod…

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Ed Enters The Antique Business

‘The Brats ring up with another of their wheezes,” Ed confides to his diary, referring to the 20-something year-old super-sharpies who monitor his company for its private equity owners…

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Ed Fiddles The Pension Contributions

‘The Brats have come up with a great wheeze,’ Ed confides to his diary referring to the 20-something year-old super-sharpies who monitor his company for its private equity owners…

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Ed Makes A Bad Appointment

‘I’m going to make myself CTO,’ Ed tells his diary, ‘I have no technical background, but neither did John Sculley when he appointed himself CTO of Apple. The purpose of it is to show the engineers who’s boss and stop all this jockeying for the job…

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Ed Screws The Government

‘The Brats rang today with a new wheeze,’ Ed confides to his diary, referring to the 20-something year-old super-sharpies who monitor his company for its private equity owners…

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Ed Fires The CTO

‘So far so good, I’ve got rid of three C-Class execs to appease The Brats. Now for No.4,” Ed confides to his diary, referring to the 20-something year-old super-sharpies who monitor his company for its private equity owners. The Brats have ordered obliging him…

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Ed Turns The Screw

‘Fear stalks the halls,’ Ed writes in his diary, ‘I must admit The Brats’ idea of sacking the C-Class execs has its merits. There are more cars staying later in the car park in the evening, heads are down, insecurity pervades the atmosphere. Are the execs a little greyer…

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Ed Sacks The CMO

‘It’s time for another execution,’ Ed confides to his diary, ‘The Brats want the C-Execs out as an exercise in fear and regeneration and I have to pick the guys off one by one and sack them. It’s been a month since I sacked the CIO – cleanly…

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Bob Gets Stuffed

‘Result! The Brats have eased Bob out,’ Ed confides to his diary referring to the 20-something year-old super-sharpies who monitor his company for its private equity owners, and his former best friend and COO, now bitter enemy, who was sitting on the supervisory board causing trouble for…

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Ed Goes For Bob’s Jugular

‘The “Get Bob” campaign is well underway,’ Ed confides to his diary, ‘first I’ve identified him to The Brats as the author of a report which cost them billions, now I’ve got another cunning plan up my sleeve…

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Ed Sets Out To Get Bob

‘The Brats have been getting much sharper since Bob joined the Supervisory Board,’ notes Ed, referring to the twenty-something year-old super-sharpies who monitor his company’s performance for its private equity owners and his erstwhile best friend Bob, who was sacked by Ed and then appointed by…

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