Sunstorm Analysis

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Register to read the introduction… Also the firm’s counter-­‐cyclical offering is another reason for Iris to be interested in this firm. Iris’ past experience in deal structuring may help her to be more successful in her career in Sunstorm. However, despite of all the advantages the firm offers as one of the most respected buyout groups, Sunstorm fails to expect Iris’ most of the main expectations in her future position. First of all she wants a firm culture that she can learn and be a part of change. But in Sunstorm’s data driven and hierarchical firm culture is not exactly what she wants especially while her biggest motivation to be in PE is to make a difference. Also she believes that she won’t be able to learn much when she is a part of a very big team. The third disadvantage is, she has to …show more content…
And maybe one of the biggest disadvantage of the firm is promotion would be very slow in the current environment.

In conclusion, Sunstorm has only its reputation as an advantage while it fails to meet Iris’ almost all expectations therefore, I wouldn’t recommend Iris to choose Sunstorm. Option 2: Red Horse Partners Red Horse Partners was a middle-­‐market LBO group. Red Horse focused on buyouts of companies in the lower end of the middle market, valued between $50 million and $250 million, with demonstrable cash flow and good management and a particular emphasis on Texas and the Southwest. RHP meets the firm culture expectations because, the partnership was small and Iris liked them all. Also the partners at Red Horse were less concerned about the market’s weakness than were those at Sunstorm and the firm has the best returns. Her past

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