Westwood Partners has deep expertise and relationships in private equity, offering clients a broad array of executive search, advisory, and distribution services. Our clients include both large global and smaller, mid-sized private equity firms which focus on a broad array of investment strategies, including buyouts, venture capital, mezzanine, distressed/special situation, real estate, infrastructure, and fund of funds (primary, secondary and direct co-investments).
Westwood recruits senior and mid-level investment professionals, as well as a wide range of non-investment private equity professionals, including:
- CEOs, COOs, CFOs, CAOs, and General Counsels
- Operating Partners and Advisory Directors
- Fundraising and Investor Relations
- Product Development, Research and Strategy
- Capital Markets
- Origination and Deal Sourcing
- Marketing and Communications
The Westwood Private Equity team includes consultants with direct private equity investing and fundraising experience. This in-depth industry knowledge provides Westwood with market intelligence and insights regarding the alternative investment industry. Westwood acts as a strategic advisor to our private equity clients as they consider options to grow and transform their businesses, such as adding new investment strategies, expanding into new geographies, and strengthening their distribution capabilities and relationships with investors.
Westwood has unique expertise partnering with in-house fundraising teams as well as private funds placement groups to design and build out world-class, differentiated distribution efforts. We have advised many private equity clients in recruiting top-performing fundraising and investor relations individuals, teams, and entire firms.