Private Equity & Venture Capital


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Cedar’s Private Equity division’s entire focus is to support the recruitment requirements of Private Equity and Venture Capital investment teams on two fronts. Within their portfolio company finance team and within their own teams.

Our extensive and growing network of finance professionals all have prior PE experience so appreciate the expectations involved in their roles within investor backed businesses. Their experiences span across all sectors and all sizes of business. From VC-backed start-up to Large-Cap investments in the £Billions.

We primarily work with Partners and Investment Directors and the board of their respective portfolio companies in all stages of the investments. These stages typically include may include:


We offer speculative introductions to industry specific CFOs to aid proposals and valuations of upcoming investments. This often leads to a week or two’s due diligence support.

At Acquisition

Interim and Permanent CFOs and FDs to help rebuild finance teams, implement new systems, acquire further business through bolt-ons and instil processes to successfully enact new investment’s growth plans.

At Growth Stage

Dependent on the size of our client’s investment we can quickly provide part-time FDs or permanent CFOs to work at a strategic board level position to help build the business.

At Exit

Whether our clients are looking at a Trade Sale, IPO, Secondary-buy-out or even a partial exit. We can provide you with Interim CFOs with the expertise and prior experiences to set the company on a smooth transition to sale.


We cover a wide range of roles within investor backed finance including, but not limited to the following job titles (both interim and permanent): 

• Chief Financial Officers
• Finance Directors
• Financial Controllers
• Finance Managers
• Part-Qualified Transactional Level Staffing

Through the nature of our ever-growing network we also provide permanent staffing directly into PE and VC investment teams:

• Investment Directors
• Principals

Jayne Halperin
Jayne Halperin

Senior Director