Acertitude Private Equity Practice makes 2023 Private Equity Recruiting Power 100 Ranking for Fifth Consecutive Year

NEW YORK (July 12, 2023) – Acertitude, the global executive search firm unleashing human potential, is thrilled to announce that, for the fifth year in a row, it has been recognized by Hunt Scanlon as one of the 100 most prominent executive search firms serving the private equity sector. The list serves as a comprehensive inventory of leading recruiters in the space.

"We are honored that Acertitude has once again achieved the PE Power 100 ranking, which is a testament to our team’s dedication to some of our most sophisticated, fast-moving clients,” said Kevin O’Neill, Acertitude’s co-founder, managing partner, and co-leader of the Private Equity practice. “This is a global effort, combining the skill and agility of our teams across North America and EMEA, and I am beyond proud to see how everyone delivers with extreme ownership year after year. We look forward to continuing to help our private equity clients create value through the talent we bring to their portfolio companies and their funds. We are also investing in expanding and personalizing our solutions to this critical group of clients.”

Rick DeRose, fellow co-founder and managing partner, said, “Thank you to our loyal clients and each and every team member for delivering on such high demands – it is a privilege to witness the evolution and success of this thriving firm on a global scale.”

Acertitude is proud to serve many of the world’s most influential private equity firms globally, having strong relationships with deal teams, operating partners, talent partners, and PE CEOs. Additionally, this highly specialized team recruits top-tier executives for growth-oriented mid cap and small cap companies, companies experiencing restructuring and turnarounds, as well as serving PE advisory firms, hedge funds, real estate investment trusts, and venture capital firms.

Offering an array of services across the investment lifecycle, from pre-deal to pre-exit, the team’s expertise lies in conducting searches for Board & CEO, Financial & Corporate Officers, Commercial Officers, Operations Officers, Technology Officers, and more.

Acertitude has helped over 250 PE firms in strengthening their portfolio company leadership teams across the portfolio while maintaining a 96 percent stick-rate and best-in-class net promoter score of +82. The practice continues to expand its client base across all practices through its international headquarters in New York and London.