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  • SPOTLIGHT: ALTUS PARTNERS ESG & SUSTAINABILITY

    11 days ago

    The next in our Altus Partners spotlight series focuses on our ESG and Sustainable team within the Altus Partners Investments practice. We sat down with Gizelle to learn more about her role and how she supports firms with their growth plans.​Tell us a little more about your role in the business: I form a part of the Investment practice, concentrating on Impact investing hir...

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  • ALTUS PARTNERS SHORTLISTED IN PRIVATE EQUITY EUROPEAN AWARDS 2023

    25 days ago

    Altus Partners are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted as the Best Recruitment Company for Investor Relations and Asset Raising 2023.​The awards, which take place on the 8th of March in London, are hosted by Private Equity Wire. The awards recognise excellence among European private equity fund managers and service providers.​​Altus Partners have been identif...

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  • SPOTLIGHT: ALTUS PARTNERS IR & DISTRIBUTION PRACTICE

    about 2 months ago

    Welcome to our first in a series of interviews with team members at Altus Partners. In this episode, we sit down with Patrick Gee, Principal of our Investor Relations practice.Patrick tells us more about his role and how the IR team support clients with their executive searches. ​Tell us a little more about your role in the business:As a leader within our Investment Practice...

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  • ALTUS PARTNERS WINS GAMECHANGERS PROGRESS CHAMPION AWARDS 2022

    about 2 months ago by Edward Chamberlain

    ​We're delighted to announce that Altus Partners has won the Gamechangers™ Progress Champion Awards 2022 for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion industry initiatives.Ed Chamberlain, 'The only way to change the industry is to create movements and raise the voice of different initiatives to ensure they stay current. We need to be an ally of those underrepresented in the industry a...

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  • ALTUS PARTNERS CONTINUES TO GROW WITH THE HIRE OF SHANNON FOLAN & SORAYA ASIF

    about 2 months ago

    ​Altus Partners, a specialist executive search firm for the Private Equity sector, is pleased to announce that it has hired Shannon Folan as a Senior Associate in the Fund Finance & Operations Practice & Soraya Asif as Research Executive Consultant in the Portfolio Practice. Shannon will be focussing on searches for buy-side Finance and Operations professionals in the UK a...

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  • ALTUS PARTNERS TOM AMOS FLIES TO FLORENCE FOR MIND

    2 months ago

    ​Tom, a Senior Associate within our Investment Practice, is heading to Florence for the 38th marathon to be held in the city. The marathon which takes Tom, and thousands of other runners past centuries of art, history and culture, takes place on Sunday, 27th of November. Tom will be running in support of Mind, Altus Partner's chosen charity for 2022. If you are interested in...

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  • ALTUS PARTNERS NAMED ‘BEST PRIVATE EQUITY EXECUTIVE SEARCH FIRM 2022 – EUROPE'

    3 months ago

    ​The award was given to Altus Partners recently from Acquisition International, a leading international news outlet established in 2010. The Worldwide Finance Awards span the entire financial landscape, from firms operating within the sector and the professional service firms that support them with their ongoing growth and development. Altus Partners was awarded the Best ...

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  • ALTUS PARTNERS SUPPORTS GAIN (GIRLS ARE INVESTORS)

    3 months ago

    At Altus Partners, we are proud to partner with organisations that deliver transformational change and support for underrepresented groups within the Private Equity space. Earlier this year, we formed a partnership with GAIN (Girls Are Investors)a charity established by a group of investment professionals to improve gender diversity in investment management. Altus Partners ...

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  • THE ROUTE TO EXIT: AN ALTUS PARTNERS EVENT

    3 months ago

    ​The Route to Exit: An Altus Partners Event On the 19th October Altus Partners were pleased to host an online event discussing the strategy behind a successful exit. Hosted by James Clow, Senior Associate at Altus Partners, we were excited to welcome Steve Tinkler, Ex-CFO of Tonic Games Group (creators of Fall Guys) to take a closer look at how financial leaders can build...

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  • BEN SMITH PROMOTED TO PRINCIPLE IN THE PORTFOLIO PRACTICE

    4 months ago

    Altus Partners is pleased to announce that Ben Smith has been promoted to Principal in the Portfolio Practice.Ben has been with Altus Partners for over two years and has played a critical role in growing and developing the firm's private equity offering. In his new role, he will continue to optimize Altus Partners' values and drivers while helping to expand the business furt...

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  • PRIVATE EQUITY HIRING TRENDS - A LOOK AHEAD TO 2023

    4 months ago

    With significant turbulence and headwinds in the macro economy, we glance at what the Private Equity hiring market will look like in 2023, summarising findings from the latest Pitchbook and Preqin research.Retention:Data and statistics show that the industry has struggled with retention in recent years. Research shows that the average tenure for a private equity investor is ...

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  • TOM ELLISON APPOINTED HEAD OF MARKETING AT ALTUS PARTNERS

    4 months ago

    ​Tom joins to spearhead the newly formed marketing department to drive brand awareness and 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 ap...

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  • WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE A CFO OF A PRIVATE EQUITY BACKED BUSINESS?

    4 months 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

    4 months ago

    ​We're delighted to announce that Altus Partners has been named 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 was selected as the ‘recruitment partner of the year’ after demo...

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

    4 months 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

    4 months 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

    5 months ago

    Altus 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 Ed Chamberlain, Fou...

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  • PRIVATE EQUITY RECRUITMENT MARKET - WHAT TO WATCH OUT FOR

    5 months 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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  • CLAIRE ALEJO APPOINTED AS SENIOR ASSOCIATE AT ALTUS PARTNERS

    5 months ago by Edward Chamberlain

    Claire 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, Innovation, and Corporate...

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  • INDIYA BANGER APPOINTED AS ASSOCIATE AT ALTUS PARTNERS

    5 months ago by Edward Chamberlain

    Indiya 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 focuses on financial tea...

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