Case Study


Private Equity Firm / Family Office


Private Equity / Venture Capital


VP and above


Commercial Due Diligence


Los Angeles, CA

Client Details:

Our client is a PE firm and family office with decades of history investing in lower middle market private companies. The firm’s investment activities span search funds, venture capital, and growth equity. They are a pioneer of the search fund investment model.

Client Situation:

ECA Partners was retained because of our ability to understand nuanced and net new roles, in addition to ECA’s ability to identify “rockstar” talent with strong management consulting backgrounds. We successfully placed an ideal investment principal to lead the expansion of the firm’s portfolio by championing and recruiting searchers. Once on the ground, the Principal was able to identify and recruit high-potential CEOs, then help those CEOs identify businesses that the firm will acquire and place the CEO in charge of AND mentor the CEOs and monitor the businesses as they grow.

ECA Team

Gustav Brown

Senior Director

Steven Haug


ECA Search Results


Candidates Contacted


Candidates Selected for Interview


Candidates Presented


Days search duration

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