CVC Capital Partners

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CVC Capital Partners Reviews

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    Mis-managed small office - NYC

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at CVC Capital Partners full-time

    Pros

    - company has a global presence.
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    Cons

    - for a small office (25 ppl approx) there are many "deadwood" employees who should no longer be there.
    - many employees are mismatched to their role (they don't want to be the "X title", or are unqualified and it shows.
    - there is a lot of inequality of distribution of responsibilities. Good staffers are working hard, poor staffers are hardly working - creating a sense of dissatisfaction/bitterness that good staffer has the workload of 2 ppl, when poor staff is just floating along w/out penalty. This is how you loose good employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get rid of the deadwood staffers - they are dragging you down along w/ the reputation of the firm. Longevity does not = good staffer. NYC office is too small to let bad employees linger.

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Website www.cvc.com
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Size 6 to 15 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Finance
Revenue $1 to $5 million (USD) per year

CVC Capital Partners is in the business of making other businesses its business. The private equity investor specializes in buyouts of firms in the UK, the US, Western Europe, Asia, and Australia. Its portfolio of more than 50 companies consists mainly of retail, manufacturing, and service firms. Its most prominent holdings include stakes in US-based luggage maker Samsonite and travel center operator Pilot Flying J. Founded in 1981 as Citicorp's European private equity arm, CVC carried out its own buyout in 1993 and is now owned by its management. It has about 20 offices... More

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