Houston, TX – February 15, 2023 – BluWave, the business builders’ network for private equity grade due diligence and value creation needs, announced today that Platform Partners LLC is a recipient of a 2023 Top Private Equity Innovator Award. The awards recognize select private equity firms for exemplary innovation and leadership. Recipients of the BluWave 2023 Top Private Equity Innovator Awards represent the top 2% in the private equity industry for due diligence, value creation, ESG, and PE firm operations*.
The BluWave 2023 Top Private Equity Innovator Award recipients were selected based upon a rigorous assessment in consultation with leading limited partners, investment bankers, service providers and other thought leaders in the private equity ecosystem. BluWave partners with more than 500 leading private equity firms and has a one-of-a-kind perspective that enables it to uniquely understand best practices and innovation in private equity.
Private equity firms were assessed across the following criteria:
> Proactive due diligence practices
> Transformative value creation
> Embracement of ESG
> Modern private equity firm operations
“The Top Private Equity Innovators have demonstrated their ability to stay ahead of changing environments, engage in transformative due diligence and value creation, and embrace the strategic value of ESG,” says Sean Mooney, Founder and CEO, BluWave. “They are leaders in creating economic opportunities and building businesses that provide jobs, and we commend them on their innovation and success.”
For complete information on the BluWave 2023 Private Equity Innovator Awards and the recipients, please visit bluwave.net/awards/.
*BluWave, LP has not received investment capital from and holds no ownership interest in the PE firms evaluated or recognized under the Top Private Equity Innovator awards program. BluWave received no compensation from any of the PE firms in connection with this awards program. However, BluWave may otherwise provide services to the PE firms and/or portfolio companies, but BluWave confirms that its assessment of the PE firms was independent of any such service arrangements. Top 2% in the PE industry is based on BluWave’s review of the more than 5,000 PE firms in the U.S. and Canada from which the PE firms were selected as award recipients.
BluWave is the business builders’ network for private equity grade service provider needs. The company’s platform combines concierge-like consultative support with technology, data, and AI to expertly connect businesses with proven providers across due diligence, value creation, and prep for sale. The BluWave Vetted™ network is an invite-only ecosystem of top tier individuals and service providing groups. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, BluWave ranks as one of America’s fastest growing companies and today serves more than 500 leading private equity firms and thousands of proactive businesses. Visit BluWave.net to learn more.
About Platform Partners LLC
Founded in 2006, Platform Partners LLC is a private investment company based in Houston that makes investments in lower middle-market companies with the intent of growing these businesses into industry leaders through a combination of organic and acquisition growth. Platform invests through a perpetual holding company structure allowing for a long-term, patient approach to partnering with entrepreneurs to build companies. The company manages total assets of approximately $950 million. For more information, please visit platformllc.com.