Stonehaven prides itself on its longstanding relationship with our private equity clients and they value our experience. We identify the obvious candidates but also explores the lateral, creative ideas.

Our teams have the knowledge and experience to work with clients and management teams across all deal types, from early-stage and growth capital investments through to buy-out and restructuring deals.

Stonehaven International specialises in recruiting board-level executives for companies backed by private equity investors. Every year we place CEOs, CFOs, Chairmen, Non-Executive Directors and other senior executives into private equity backed businesses.

We have developed strong relationships with business leaders and identify those who show the skills required to succeed most effectively in a private equity-backed situation.

We work across eight industry practices:

  • Business Services
  • Financial Services
  • Industrial
  • Consumer
  • Retail
  • Energy
  • TMT
  • Digital

Our industry sectors are supported by a cross-section of functional practices:

  • Board
  • CFO
  • Operating Partners
  • HR
  • Legal
  • Risk
  • Technology

We offer:

Deal insight – access to industry leaders and former executives in target companies to discuss upcoming transactions.

Introductions – former CEOs of companies who are looking for a role either in a deal or as operating partner presenting opportunities.

References – we take independent references from clients, colleagues and personal contacts.

Transaction Support – We work with prospective buyers to answer critical due diligence questions.

Pre-deal due diligence – provide access to leadership or function in a targeted sector.