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Discover Why We’re the Top Private Equity Executive Search Firm


Our Private Equity Practice Group is a dedicated specialist team of senior experts located around the world, working together seamlessly with a committed focus on finding, assessing and acquiring the best executive talent in the Private Equity sector.

Our consultants and experts serve the full spectrum of investment companies, including Private Equity, Institutional Investors and Family Businesses, as well as their portfolio companies. We specialize in recruitment, management due diligence and management assessment in the following subsectors:

  • Family Office & UHNI
  • Fund-of-Fund
  • Venture Capital / Growth Capital
  • Start-ups
  • Debt Provider
  • Corporate Investors / Venture

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.

We help private equity firms and the best investment professionals

Private Equity professionals must be equipped with very diverse, interdisciplinary skill sets. A top education and high level of technical skills are indispensable. The differentiator lies more in the right mix of intellectual capital, emotional intelligence, leadership excellence, intercultural competence, and the ability to be a superior networker.

We help private equity firms assess top management during their due diligence

Human Capital is therefore the key success factor for a fruitful investment. Accordingly, assessing managerial competence and integrity are of paramount importance in the PE environment.

Besides the assessment of the management team, organization and remuneration structure, a PE Investor will also overhaul the values, motivation and intentions of the key management and scrutinize their potential for the future journey.

Through Industry Specializations, we help private equity firms and the best management for their portfolio companies

Once a PE firm has invested in a company, the investment has to be managed. A PE professional takes a place on the board, responsible for controlling the finances, monitoring the strategy and reporting accordingly. Additionally, they are on call for frequent management audits and hiring of top management.

To better meet the needs of our private equity clients in highly specialized and complex industries, Stanton Chase offers its services through focused industry practice groups. Each practice group features an international team of consultants whose depth of operational and search experience enables us to deliver the highest caliber of advice and service to our clients in that industry.

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