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Portfolio Practice

CFO to team-build of Private Equity-backed companies across Europe

The Altus Partners Portfolio-backed Practice has itself as a market leading offering to growing companies across Europe.

Our dedicated Portfolio practice at Altus Partners was created in response to numerous specific requests from our buy-side clients, who also wanted our continued high standard of service to support their portfolio companies. We have now built an exceptional track-record of successful searches in this field, including C-Suite and Board-level, departmental build-outs, as well as the vital regular hiring for Finance and Strategy teams.

Practice focus:

  • Finance    

  • Strategy

  • Corporate Development

  • C-Suite

  • Board/ Non-Exec

Roles Covered:

  • CFO

  • Financial Director / Financial Controller

  • FP&A

  • Strategy (from Analyst to Head)

  • Corporate Development / Internal M&A (from Analyst to Head)

  • COO

  • CEO 

  • Non-Executive Director

  • Chairman

Client Companies:

  • PE portfolio companies

  • VC-backed businesses

  • Infrastructure holdings 

  • Listed companies

Sector Exposure:

  • Technology (Digital, Saas, Internet, etc)    

  • Healthcare & Healthcare Services      

  • Telecoms      

  • Consumer & Retail      

  • Infrastructure   

  • Business Services  

  • Transport & Logistics


There is an established team of experienced commerce and industry search specialists, who each operate with a particular seniority remit.