Case Study

Principal

Private Equity Firm / Family Office

Industry

Private Equity / Venture Capital

Seniority

VP and above

Function

Commercial Due Diligence

Location

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

Director

ECA Search Results

1,667

Candidates Contacted

142

Candidates Selected for Interview

16

Candidates Presented

83

Days search duration

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