FOCUS ON: Private Equity and Venture Capital (PE/VC)

In recent years, private equity drove global growth in private markets. Most recently, the majority of funds flowed into Buyout, followed by Venture, and then Growth. While PE fundraising has cooled off in the second quarter of 2022, PE firms of all stripes are sitting on unprecedented cash reserves. Some in the industry see this as the best time to invest in strategic initiatives, and PE companies will be forced to invest if they do not want to lose advantage.

This opens opportunities for executives, and we would strongly suggest that career changers consider exploring the PE universe in their career plans.

Private Money in Your Future


Dry Powder (Part 1)

So when did the rise of PE and VC companies begin? And how does this compare to public companies? In this article, we explain the fundamentals of Private Equity (PE).

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Who’s Who and What’s What (Part 2)

We recount who is who in the industry with particular focus on the underlying portfolio companies (where the true executive opportunities lie).

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Private Money in Your Future – Part 3 (Life After Landing)

Life After Landing (Part 3)

Private Equity and Venture Capital are not immune to macroeconomics. Fundraising has indeed declined in 2022, however, PE & VC are incredibly resilient. We share how our clients have landed in PE portfolio companies of late.

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Private Money in Your Future – Part 4 (Be Part of The Bigger Picture)

Be Part of The Bigger Picture (Part 4)

This fourth article will back off about 30,000 feet and look at the bigger picture. We will then return to earth and consider what all of this means for executives considering a career change.

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Industry Updates

Industry Update - Private Equity and Venture Capital

October 2022

We take a closer look at executive employment in the Private Equity/Venture Capital industry, top 50 employers, employing industries, titles and specializations.

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Industry Update - Venture Capital / Private Equity

October 2021

It is a fact that the current business environment has been difficult for some industrial sectors while venture capital and private equity flourished. We examine the executive employment landscape.

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Industry Insights from the Executive Recruiter Perspective

The Barrett Group’s CEO, Peter Irish, interviews Silicon Valley Executive Recruiter and CEO of Match Star, Tim Tonella 

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