Bottoms Up: Finding Sustainable Growth in a Global Value Chain
How Loomis Sayles Growth Equity Team taps attractive businesses across the beer industry’s global supply chain is analyzed.
For example, from the agricultural suppliers, all the way through to the brewers, the distributors and the retailers, beer has many moving parts. A link that has a smaller share of the revenue could command the largest share of profits, believes the Growth Equity Strategies Team. To find out who captures the greatest value in any global value chain, the Team’s proprietary investment process uses an approach called global profit pool analysis to help determine:
- competitive rivalry within an industry, which ultimately provides insight into how an industry works
- how an industry creates value
- who captures that value
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