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  • Tom Ellison Appointed Head of Marketing at Altus Partners

    about 13 hours ago

    ​Tom joins to spearhead the newly formed marketing department to drive brand awareness, business growth and further develop the Altus Partners brand. London, 15th September 2022 – Altus Partners, an executive finance recruitment firm today announced that Tom Ellison has been appointed as Head of Marketing and will work with Managing Director Ed Chamberlain, to craft an appr...

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  • What does it take to be a CFO of a Private Equity backed business?

    3 days ago by Edward Chamberlain

    What does it take to be a CFO?​Statistics show that businesses with PE investment outperform those without it, so a CFO that can help lead their company's growth strategy is critical to success.As the most senior finance professional in a private equity-backed business, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) plays a crucial role in evaluating and guiding investment decisions. To ...

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  • Altus Partners win Recruitment Partner of the Year

    8 days ago

    ​We're delighted to announce that Altus Partners has been named as the Recruitment Partner of the Year at the Credit Awards 2022. Hosted at London’s Grosvenor House, The Credit Awards 2022 recognised and celebrated innovation, best practice and outstanding service to the financial service industry. Altus Partners were selected as the ‘recruitment partner of the year’ after ...

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  • THE COST OF A BAD HIRE IN PRIVATE EQUITY - AND HOW TO AVOID IT

    10 days ago by Edward Chamberlain

    ​A bad hire is costly - not just the direct costs of recruiting and training a replacement. There are indirect costs, like the impact on morale and company culture.This is why it's so important to streamline the hiring process. By taking the time to identify key criteria upfront and the right techniques, you can reduce the risk of making a costly mistake.What are the benefit...

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  • ALTUS PARTNERS COMPLETES LONDON TO BRIGHTON RIDE IN SUPPORT OF MIND

    15 days ago by Edward Chamberlain

    ​Altus Partners, a leading provider of Executive Search to the Private Equity industry, is proud to announce that their team has completed the London to Brighton bike ride in support of their chosen charity Mind. This was a challenging but rewarding event, and the team are grateful for all the support they have received along the way.The London to Brighton bike ride is an an...

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  • ALTUS PARTNERS EXPANDS ITS INVESTMENT PRACTICE WITH THE HIRE OF THOMAS AMOS

    24 days ago

    12th September 2022Altus Partners, a specialist executive search firm for the Private Equity sector, is pleased to announce that it has hired Thomas Amos as a Senior Associate in the Investment Practice. In this role, Thomas will focus on searches for Infrastructure and Credit Funds in Europe. "We are delighted to welcome someone with Thomas' experience into business," said ...

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  • PRIVATE EQUITY RECRUITMENT MARKET - WHAT TO WATCH OUT FOR

    about 1 month ago by Edward Chamberlain

    ​The recruitment market for private equity firms remains strong. More firms are looking to hire additional staff to meet growing demand from investors, with competition for top talent remaining strong.Following our survey, here are some key trends to watch out for: Salaries are rising: Firms are willing to pay more to attract and retain top talent. In particular, salarie...

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  • INDIYA BANGER APPOINTED AS ASSOCIATE AT ALTUS PARTNERS

    about 1 month ago by Edward Chamberlain

    ​23rd August 2022Indiya is an Associate in the Portfolio practice which specialises in placing C-Suite and Senior Manager level candidates into PE-backed corporates on a Pan- European basis. The team's core disciplines include CFO search, financial team build-out/design and Corporate Development/M&A. As a former finance professional within a fund manager, Indiya now foc...

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  • CLAIRE ALEJO APPOINTED AS SENIOR ASSOCIATE AT ALTUS PARTNERS

    about 1 month ago by Edward Chamberlain

    ​22nd August 2022Claire is a Senior Associate within Altus’s Portfolio practice, which places C-Suite and Senior Manager level candidates in PE-backed corporates across Europe with a particular focus on building Corporate Development, M&A and Strategy functions.After graduating, Claire joined a well-established search firm where she specialised in Strategy, Insight, Inno...

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  • IS HIRING DEMAND STARTING TO SLOW?

    4 months ago

    It's been a great year for hiring, with the number of job postings continuing to grow at a steady pace. However, recent figures suggest that this growth is starting to slow, raising questions about how long the current boom can last. So, what's behind this slowdown? And more importantly, what does it mean for businesses looking to hire in the near future?KPMG and REC's late...

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  • DE&I…IS PRIVATE EQUITY CATCHING UP?

    8 months ago by Edward Chamberlain

    The Private Equity Industry has made strides in terms of diversity, but this progress is slow-moving. While many people see the value in diversity and inclusion, there are still problems with how inclusive the industry is.According to a CNBC report, “women make up 2% of private equity partners. Meanwhile, 90% of senior investment teams are all white." This number is astonish...

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  • ALTUS PARTNERS ANNOUNCES NEWLY PROMOTED PARTNER PHILIP HODSON

    9 months ago

    12th January 2022New promotion following a record-breaking year for Altus PartnersLondon, 12th January 2022 – Altus Partners, the leading Private Equity Search firm today announced, that it has promoted Philip Hodson to Partner. This promotion was effective beginning January 1, 2022."Philip has proven his ability to deliver exceptional client service, drive strong business...

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  • GIZELLE MOODLEY APPOINTED AS HEAD OF RESEARCH AT ALTUS PARTNERS

    10 months ago

    8th December 2021Will work with the Investment Practice, to lead the research effort on senior searches, administers psychometric profiles and manages/trains researchersLondon, 8th December 2021– Altus Partners, the leading Private Equity Search firm today announced that Gizelle Moodley has been appointed as Head of Research and will work with Managing Director Ed Chamber...

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  • CURIOUS ABOUT CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT?

    11 months ago

    About the SeriesEarlier this month, Altus Partners hosted the first in its Curious about corporate development series where Philip Hodson, Director of Portfolio Finance at Altus, was joined by Alex Perry to answer some of the burning questions of new entrants to the world of Corporate Development. Altus aims to create an informative and succinct primer for corporate develop...

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  • SEIZING THE NEW OPPORTUNITY FOR DIVERSITY: HOW CAN WE REBUILD AFTER COVID-19?

    over 1 year ago by Edward Chamberlain

    ​According to the World Economic Forum, the impact of the global pandemic has increased the global gender gap from 99 years to 135 years. That’s a whole generation. What’s more, in the US, 2.5 million women have left the workforce since the pandemic, compared to only 1.8 million men. Vice President, Kamala Harris, has called the impact of Covid-19 on the female workforc...

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  • THE ROUTE TO PRIVATE EQUITY CFO: EXPERT ADVICE ON HOW TO GET THERE

    over 1 year ago

    ​The Route to Private Equity CFO: Expert Advice on How to Get ThereThe Chief Financial Officer (CFO) role is more crucial than ever in contributing to the success of Private Equity backed business. During turbulent times, when financial resources are more stretched and timelines more uncertain, businesses rely on CFOs to provide expertise and leadership. Naturally, there is...

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  • WHY IS DIVERSITY & INCLUSION VITAL TO YOU & YOUR MISSION AT ALTUS PARTNERS

    over 1 year ago

    ​On May 11th, we're hosting the first in a series of three events addressing inclusion and diversity in the world of PE and finance. Our first event is Are You and Your Business Seizing the New Opportunity for Diversity?. It discusses if remote working is a good thing – or a potential disaster – in terms of gender inclusivity. But why is D&I (diversity and inclusion)...

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  • 5 RESOLUTIONS WORTH KEEPING IN 2021

    over 1 year ago

    ​5 Resolutions worth keeping in 2021When the clock struck midnight many of us let out a sigh of relief as the curtain fell on 2020. However, for all it’s turbulence and tragedy the year also saw swells in movements pushing for equality. Civil and social rights activists raised their voices and were a catalyst for change across society. But their impact wasn't just seen on so...

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  • ​ALTUS PARTNERS ANNOUNCES NEWLY PROMOTED PRINCIPAL DYLAN ROSSER

    almost 2 years ago by Edward Chamberlain

    04th January 2021New promotion following a record-breaking year for Altus Partners London, 04th January 2021 – Altus Partners, the leading Private Equity Search firm today announced, that it has promoted Dylan Rosser to Principal. This promotion was effective beginning January 1, 2021."Dylan has proven his ability to deliver exceptional client service, drive strong busines...

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  • CHANGE MANAGEMENT AND THE FUTURE OF HR

    about 2 years ago

    ​For the past six months, if you work in HR, you might feel as though you haven’t had a moment to come up for air. The HR department has been at the forefront of adapting policies, managing employee wellbeing and putting out fires amidst the pandemic. That’s why we hosted our recent panel to see what changes HR is facing and how to better prepare yourself. Ed Chamberlain, th...

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