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​James King Appointed as Principal joining the Private Equity Portfolio Practice

5th January 2022

Will work with Senior Consultants, Ben Smith and James Clow, alongside Director Philip Hodson to continue European Growth.

London, 5th January 2022 – Altus Partners, the leading Private Equity Search firm today announced that James King has been appointed as Principal and will work with Senior Consultants Ben Smith and James Clow, alongside Director Philip Hodson in further developing the growth of the Private Equity Portfolio Practice.

“I am very much looking forward to working closely with Phil and his team. We all bring complementary skills and styles deeply rooted in a shared view of the future of Portfolio Search,” said James.

James studied Economics at Sheffield University, before working in financial services for several years before moving into Executive Search. He has worked for two boutique specialist finance agencies before joining Altus, managing & growing teams of consultants and specialising in senior finance appointments. James has experience running searches for PE backed businesses and large corporates, predominantly within Media, Consumer and Technology sectors.

“We are delighted to welcome someone with James’ experience and knowledge to the business," said Ed Chamberlain, CEO. “The Altus Partners Portfolio Practice has achieved phenomenal success in recent years, expanding its reach within Europe. With James’ network and expertise, we will be able to further this offering.” 

About Altus Partners

At Altus Partners, we operate as one unified, award-winning team, with a diversity of expertise across the private equity industry. With demands on identifying the right talent never being higher, we continue to build a truly unique platform in order to deliver a customized offering that meets both the short and long-term needs of our clients.

We have completed over 1,000 executive searches, advising clients with the same rigour whether the mandate is for a Board-level position, an Analyst hire or an interim assignment.

We set out with a mission to provide an executive search service based upon a sophisticated understanding of the nuances of our target industry, but also tailored to the particular needs of every individual client. As we find ourselves now, despite all our growth and success, Altus Partners is proud to remain committed to upholding those same high standards. We know what great leaders can do and are passionate about delivering the best leadership solutions for our clients.

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