Navigating a career shift can be a transformative experience, unlocking new opportunities and challenges. For Joe Metzger, Managing Director at 777 Partners, diving into the world of private equity was an exciting path to explore. It's a chance to grow expertise, collaborate with diverse entities, and embrace strategic growth.
In this episode of the M&A Science Podcast, Joe shares his amazing journey shifting from corporate development to private equity.
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05:02 Transitioning from Corporate Development to Private Equity
08:59 Corporate Development role vs Private Equity role
12:10 Seeking employment opportunities
16:16 The efficient frontier concept
20:06 Are you happier in private equity than in corporate development?
24:17 How to negotiate employment offers
26:48 Other things to negotiate in employment agreements
30:47 How to land a PE role
33:34 Advice to those considering transitioning between Corp Dev and Private Equity
34:52 How to transition to a PE role from a VC and M&A role
36:03 Craziest thing in M&A