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.
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.
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
Head of Private Equity
City of London, London
Cedar Private Equity are currently working with a Global Investment House who are launching a small fund ($50mn) with an interesting new investment proposition in a new but rapidly growing global market. The fund is targeting a 3 to 4 times money return. Our client is looking for a Fund COO, possibly on a part-time basis. This is an immediate requirement as our client aim to market the fund soon after Easter (If not sooner). Relevant Experience & Responsibilities Experience of Fund Structures and how and where to set them up. (Currently considering Luxembourg or Canary Islands as a location) Understanding of the regulatory structure of funds (UK and Overseas) Understanding of the Account / Audit process for a fund. Experience of applying for UK onshore permissions Experience of support and investor reporting functions to enable the smooth running of the fund for the Investment House Experience of going through the growth process with a fund. Experience of communicating with the investors (Front Office) Day-to-day running of the business (Hiring and firing within a fund, this role will require the hiring of Fund Raisers and Analysts) Location - Mayfair (Opportunity for flexible working)