On a global basis, private equity and venture capital entities have become more aggressive than ever, with extraordinary capital levels and substantial competition for the most attractive investment opportunities. Meanwhile, performance and value creation in portfolio companies remains challenging; making the requirement for fully engaged boards and first rate executive and management teams critical for success.
Our executive search consultants and experts serve the full spectrum of investment companies, including private equity, institutional investors and family businesses, as well as their portfolio companies. Our perspective is global and local; our scale and experience gives us unparalleled insights and capabilities across geographies, vertical industries, and functions. We help private equity firms make better recruitment decisions for their own investment professionals as well as for their portfolio companies. We advise on management appointments typically at the chairman, CEO and board levels, and we perform due diligence and management assessment, including succession planning within and for their portfolio companies.