Ocean Outdoor CEO Tim Bleakley led the senior management team through the sale of Ocean to Lloyds Development Capital (LDC) a year ago.

In an event hosted by Smedvig Capital and the Entrepreneurs Universe at Home House, Tim reflects on his entrepreneurial career choices, why he made the switch from the corporate to the private equity world, the challenges that presented and why he’s a huge believer in people and investing in strong delivery teams.

Here’s a summary of the conversation.