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  • CHANGE MANAGEMENT AND THE FUTURE OF HR

    3 months 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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  • HOW TO PROMOTE GENDER EQUALITY IN PRIVATE EQUITY

    3 months ago by Deleted user

    ​Whilst 2020 continues to be a rollercoaster year, at Altus we are continuing to focus on our Empower for Change series. This includes a series of events (now online), addressing gender parity, BAME talent and mental health. We may all be riding the corona-coaster daily, but that doesn't mean these industry challenges have disappeared. Our first event addressed gender parity...

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  • 5 THINGS WE LEARNT AT BAME TALENT - BREAKING THE BARRIERS

    4 months ago

    ​This July we hosted the second event in our series of talks as part of our Empower for Change campaign. The first was on gender diversity and you can read more about it here. ​Our most recent talk focussed on BAME talent within finance and what is needed to turn up the dial on diversity within organisations. Altus’ founder Ed Chamberlain was joined by an excellent panel inc...

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  • ADDRESSING THE IMBALANCE: KEY FINDINGS FROM OUR GENDER PARITY SURVEY

    4 months ago

    ​44 per cent of businesses do not have an effective gender parity strategy currently in place, and 42 per cent of employees feel that their company does not have a hiring policy that is truly inclusive. This is according to the results of our latest survey which explored how organisations were performing when it came to gender inclusion, and what employees felt needed to cha...

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  • BAME TALENT WEBINAR - WED 22ND JULY, EVENT TICKETS

    5 months ago by Edward Chamberlain

    ​We have an extraordinary panel who will provide a roadmap to both attract and realise the power and potential of BAME talent.​Click here to sign-up​About this Event​The Empower For Change initiative:This is the second of a three-part series of events that Altus Partners are hosting in 2020 (covering Gender Diversity, BAME Talent and Mental Health), with this webinar focused...

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  • 4 THINGS WE LEARNT AT EMPOWER FOR CHANGE: EACH FOR EQUAL

    5 months ago

    Diversity and inclusion are at the core of what we do at Altus Partners. Despite these unusual times, we’re continuing to push this message and open up conversations within the industry. This year we’re hosting three Empower for Change events. The first on gender diversity, the second BAME talent and lastly mental health. In May, we ran the first event in the form of a webin...

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  • MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK - KINDNESS MATTERS

    6 months ago by Deleted user

    ​We are currently living in an unprecedented and uncertain period of time, arriving soon in a new ‘normal’ where the world will continue to turn, albeit differently. This has been, and will be, an incredible mindset shift that has been forced upon us and adaptability is vital. This will be one of the greatest challenges people will face in their lifetime, some will manage, b...

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  • DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN THE WORKPLACE: WHAT'S THE CURRENT REALITY WITHIN FUND MANAGEMENT?

    8 months ago

    ​At Altus Partners we believe that a happy and healthy workplace is one that makes everyone feel welcome and part of the team, promoting flexibility and doing everything in their power to ensure employee satisfaction. We are confident that a diverse workforce is also a beneficial asset to the company themselves, as it has been proven to generate 19% more revenue.In order to ...

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  • EMPOWER FOR CHANGE – EACH FOR EQUAL: OUR INSPIRING LEVEL20 SPEAKERS

    9 months ago

    As both International Women’s Day and our Empower for Change event are fast approaching, at Altus Partners we decided to seize the opportunity to celebrate the successful women in private equity who will lead our programme as speakers and panellists.The first event of a three-part programme, Empower for Change – Each for Equal will take place on Wednesday 11th March. Our mis...

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  • WHAT DO PRIVATE EQUITY FUND MANAGERS WANT TO SEE IN A PERFECT CV?

    10 months ago

    We have all heard the saying “you only get one chance to make a first impression.” When referring to the hiring process, some candidates seem to believe that this only applies to interviews. However, the truth is that they are not even present during their actual first impression, as that is conveyed by their CV. Since hiring managers can often receive a large number of appl...

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  • EMPOWER FOR CHANGE – EACH FOR EQUAL

    10 months ago

    At Altus Partners we are firm believers in the importance of diversity and inclusion within the workplace. In order to start this conversation in the private equity and venture capital sector, we are delighted to announce that we organised Empower for Change: this series of events will feature inspiring panels of changemakers and offer valuable networking opportunities. We a...

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  • ALTUS PARTNERS CELEBRATES 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY

    about 1 year ago

    It’s a notable month for Altus Partners: we are all incredibly proud to be celebrating our 10th anniversary and sharing our journey with you. “Never could I have imagined in 2009 what we would achieve and just how much we have grown, on so many levels,” said our founder Ed Chamberlain. Growing as a team, in coverage and profits as well as in reputation is really inspiring, e...

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  • ALTUS PARTNERS WINS BEST SPECIALIST BUY-SIDE EXECUTIVE SEARCH FIRM 2019!

    over 1 year ago

    ​Altus Partners are delighted to announce that we have won Best Specialist Buy-Side Executive Search Firm in the Global Excellence Awards 2019!“Altus Partners have this year been recognised on a national level in our 2019 Global Excellence Awards, owing to their continued distinction in providing outstanding buy-side executive search services to a large – and growing – netwo...

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  • CEO TODAY MAGAZINE ANNOUNCE ED CHAMBERLAIN AS A GLOBAL AWARD WINNER 2019

    almost 2 years ago

    ​Altus Partners are thrilled to officially announce that Ed Chamberlain has won the CEO Today Global Award 2019.The CEO Today Global Awards identifies and honours the most respected companies and their C-Level executives who lead the way on a global stage. Their team collate votes and in-depth sector by sector research to choose the very best of the best among the world’s CE...

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  • VIEW FROM THE TOP: THE CIRCUS FACING THE CONSUMER CFO

    over 2 years ago

    ​Confronted with developments in technology, poor market conditions, and ever-growing responsibilities, many CFOs are bracing for more change, realising that they must evolve to be effective. Finance leaders report that there are new demands on their time, such as digitalising critical business activities, in addition to traditional finance duties. While these new responsibi...

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  • VIEW FROM THE TOP: HOW TO SELL SUCCESSFULLY IN THE UK INSTITUTIONAL MARKET

    almost 3 years ago

    ​Each country’s fund-raising environment has its own distinct nuances, which lead to differences in how sales professionals target that marketplace, and how much time is required for them to build their reputations and networks. For example, in the UK, consultant ratings are a highly influential factor, but this is not the case in the US; meanwhile Iberian fund-raising revol...

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  • VIEW FROM THE TOP: FRUSTRATIONS OF HIRING IN PRIVATE EQUITY

    about 3 years ago

    ​Recruiting in the Private Equity market is challenging and rewarding in equal measure, but a recurring theme is the difficulty, or more accurately, the frustration experienced by an individual seeking to join a fund.  Many blogs are written with the aim of providing hints and tips about how to make this move, but frequently the frustrations experienced by those making the h...

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  • VIEW FROM THE TOP: BOLD NEW BEGINNINGS

    over 3 years ago

    ​2017 brings us not only a new year, but also a new US administration and a new Europe, amongst a broader world of change.  In London, we are already seeing the knock-on impact and uncertainty associated with that word we have all come to loathe, ‘Brexit’, with many questioning whether the City will still retain its desirability as arguably the capital of the European financ...

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  • VIEW FROM THE TOP: HOW CAN YOU MAKE THE MOVE INTO PRIVATE EQUITY?

    over 4 years ago

    Making a move into Private Equity is by no means easy. It is a highly competitive landscape with many variables on a fund-by-fund basis, so be prepared to encounter more rejection than acceptance. In 2015, there was a decrease in the number of Private Equity deals completed (although the total value rose) which reflected a global economic slowdown. This market regression is ...

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