Unquote looks back at how the travel and leisure sector has fared, and speaks with Gaëlle d’Engremont, partner and head of the food & consumer team at PAI Partners, about the GP's recent deal for ECG and where the opportunities will arise.
With Covid-19 prompting a prohibition on international travel, and social-distancing guidelines making many entertainment business models unviable, the tourism and leisure sector was one of the hardest hit in 2020.
However, between the vaccine rollout, and the repeal of many public health directives, life has returned to these beleaguered businesses, and private equity firms are presented with clear survivors in need of a capital injection to transform them into consumer stalwarts.
0:00 – Intro
2:46 – Pandemic woes
9:27 – Notable deals
12:00 – Interview with Gaëlle d’Engremont
34:44 – Ongoing processes
Theme music: ©2012 Kick Up The Fire
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