"We don't look at the glossy brochures, so to speak," he said. "But we look at the projects they've done in the past and how they've done those projects, and what scale they've been at.
"We do get nervous when partners bring projects that bloat, that just get bigger and bigger, offering grander solutions that take more and more time.
"And very much also looking at the nature of the companies they have worked with in the past is a really important consideration."
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