WELCOME TO RENATUS’ KNOWLEDGE CENTRE

Below is a selection of videos from the panel discussions that were held at the incredibly successful Real Deal 2018 and 2019 conferences, that we partnered with on both occasions.

Each video contains valuable insights from some of Ireland’s top business leaders.

KNOWLEDGE CENTRE PREVIEW

The Real Deal 2019 Highlights Video
The Real Deal 2019 Panellists  Highlights

KNOWLEDGE CENTRE LIBRARY

Below, you can access the full suite of content broken down by key topic areas

Legend of Business Interview

Breege O’Donoghue – Ethics and Values for business
Breege O’Donoghue – The importance of people within an organisation
Breege O’Donoghue – Identifying skills for management
Breege O’Donoghue – Fitting the business culture
Breege O’Donoghue – Customer Relations
Breege O’Donoghue – Bricks and Mortar
Breege O’Donoghue – Breaking into America
Breege O’Donoghue – Performance of employees and new staff
Breege O’Donoghue – Integrating culture into a new country

Deals of the Year

Donagh Kelly – Entrepreneurship and Scaling the Business
Donagh Kelly on KN Group joining Circet
Donagh Kelly – Capability
Donagh Kelly on “Loyalty”
David McKernan – Driving Java Republic’s growth
David McKernan – Selling Java Republic
David McKernan – Going “All In”
David McKernan – Exiting the business
Nikki Evans – Financing growth
Nikki Evans – Preparing for a sale
Nikki Evans – Management teams and scaling the business

People and Culture

Alan Cox – The importance of communication
Alan Cox – Embedding a culture post acquisition
Alan Cox – Values for building culture
Liam Sheedy – Building Culture
Liam Sheedy on “lighting the fire within them”
Liam Sheedy – Integrating Data and Analytics with culture
Liam Sheedy – Giving it a 100%
Liam Sheedy – Ticking all the boxes
Helen Tynan – Mentoring and Coaching
Helen Tynan – Giving your employees a voice
Helen Tynan – Employee Wellbeing

Transformational Growth

Bobby Healy – CarTrawler Strategy
Bobby Healy – Founding Manna.Aero
The future of drone delivery
Bobby Healy – Changing structure while growing
Mary McKenna – Taking care of customers
Mary McKenna – Raising your own standards

Growth by Acquisitions

Gary McGann on his acquisition and integration philosophy

Gary McGann, former CEO of Smurfit, discusses his experience with acquisitions and integrations at the Real Deal 2018

Gary McGann on the problem of chasing deals

Gary McGann shares his thoughts on the problems that arise when you chase deals

Gary McGann on what to look for in an acquisition

Gary McGann outlines some of the things he looks for in a potential acquisition

The importance of people and culture in acquisitions

Tina McKenzie, CEO of Staffline Group Plc, and the other Growth by Acquisition and Integration panelists discuss the importance of people and culture when completing acquisitions

The importance of having the right platform in place before engaging in acquisitions

David Robinson, Associate Partner at Renatus, and the other Growth by Acquisitions & Integration panelists discuss the importance building a solid foundation before engaging in bolt-on acquisitions

Management Buyouts / Buy-Ins

Reasons to bring in outside equity in an MBO/MBI

Tony McEntee and the other MBO/MBI panelists at the Real Deal 2018 discuss the value of an outside equity partner in an MBO/MBI and why it’s worth considering bringing one on board

Advice to anyone considering completing a Management Buyout / Buy-In

David Bobbett, Mike Flanagan and Tony McEntee give their top piece of advice to anyone considering a management buyout or a management buy-in

Michael Flanagan discusses the MBO of Rennicks

Michael Flanagan, the Managing Director of Rennicks, discusses his management buyout journey with Renatus at The Real Deal 2018

The importance of building and rewarding management teams

David Bobbett and the other MBO/MBI panelists at the Real Deal 2018 discuss why its important to have the right people in the right roles and making sure they’re properly incentivised

David Maxwell discusses the Management Buy-In of Boojum

David Maxwell, the Managing Director of Boojum, discusses his Management Buy-In journey with Renatus at The Real Deal 2018

Succession Planning

The importance of external advisers in a family business

Caroline Keeling and the other Succession Planning panelists at the Real Deal 2018 give their views on why it’s important to bring external advice into a family business

The challenges associated with succeeding the previous generation

Paul Keogh and the other Succession Planning panelists at the Real Deal 2018 discuss some of the challenges associated with succeeding the previous generation in a family business

Considerations when acquiring or selling a family business

Caroline Keeling and Damien Cashin discuss what it’s like to acquire a family business and also what it’s like to sell a family business to a large multinational and stay in the business post-transaction

Managing change in a family business

Damien Cashin and Caroline Keeling discuss the importance of properly managing change within a family business and the importance of non-family members in the decision making process

Funding for Growth

The value an outside equity partner can bring when taking on growth funding

Patrick Waldron and the other Funding for Growth panellists at the Real Deal 2018 discuss the value outside equity has brought to their businesses and growth journeys

Helen Ryan on de-risking before engaging in an aggressive growth strategy

Helen Ryan discusses how outside equity can help existing shareholders de-risk before going on an aggressive growth journey

David Maxwell on the Boojum story

David Maxwell, the Managing Director of Boojum, talks about the Boojum journey, his experience with private equity and much more

Helen Ryan shares her thoughts on the ideal funding structure for growth

Helen Ryan discusses some of her considerations when it comes to putting the ideal funding structure in place to position a company for growth

General

Highlights from The Real Deal 2018

We’ve pieced together some of our favourite sound bites from the four panels at The Real Deal 2018