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​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 and Europe, whilst Soraya will be assisting the Finance Team with the research effort for searches for C-Suite, and Senior Finance professionals for Private Equity backed businesses across Europe.

​"We are delighted to welcome Shannon and Soraya, with their wealth of experience, into business," said Ed Chamberlain, Founder & Partner at Altus Partners. ‘They are joining Altus Partners during a significantly busy period, and having them both parts of the team is a really exciting prospect.”

Altus Partners has been growing rapidly over the past year and has seen increased demand for its services from clients across Europe. Adding Shannon and Soraya will help meet this demand and expand the reach of Altus Partners' Fund Finance & Operations and Portfolio Practice further into key markets.

Shannon joins from Metis – where she focused on M&A searches for Global Investment Banks. She started her career with Dartmouth Partners. Shannon read Law from the University of Reading.

Soraya is a graduate of the University of Oxford, where she studies History & French. Before joining Altus Partners, Soraya previously worked in a Boutique Executive Search business focussing on Private Equity.

​About Altus Partners

Altus Partners stands for quality and integrity and is committed to empowering growth within global private equity. We provide Executive Search & Advisory for Investment, M&A and Finance leadership.

We strive to change the private equity sector by promoting diversity and equality. Our mission is to challenge the status quo and create a more open, inclusive industry where everyone has an equal opportunity to succeed. We believe that together, we can make this happen.

We do this by being committed to delivering the highest quality outcomes for our clients and candidates. Our specialist methodology and industry expertise have enabled us to become leaders in our field and strive to provide the best in every aspect of our work. We are proud to have built a reputation for excellence that sets us apart from the competition.

For more information, please contact:

Milly English | Talent & Operations Manager

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