20 Jun Acquiring Minds: Self-Funded Search vs. Independent Sponsorship | Niklas James Interview
Niklas James started as a self-funded searcher (like many of you) and evolved into being an independent sponsor. He deeply understands the differences from his personal experience, the pros & cons of the 2 models. And there are a lot of pros to the independent sponsor model. You might even find yourself saying, “Huh, I should do THAT.” Especially if you’re harboring fantasies of your own holdco. Being an independent sponsor, one who’s done multiple deals, feels a lot like having a holdco — and in many ways better.