After facing widespread economic troubles in the last decade, markets have surpassed former levels of prosperity, leaving investors around the world with the resources and appetite to devote to private equity. Investors are ready to spend, but in a space with a large array of possibilities, private equity firms are seeking ways to stand out from the crowd. Firms must cultivate a broad range of talent with expertise in obtaining necessary funding, identifying well-positioned organizations, and guiding portfolio companies to prosperity.
Raines International Inc. has been helping private equity firms and their portfolio companies find outstanding partners and executives who are ready for the fast-paced world of private markets. In the dynamic world of private equity, firms and their portfolio companies need strategic and tireless leaders who can leverage strong companies to promote growth. Our clients rely on us to both draw established leaders with an incredible depth of knowledge and also select talent with the potential to take firms to the next level.
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From Consulting to Private Equity
Insights from a few PE operating execs (and former consultants) on what consultants need - experience wise and otherwise - to make it in private equity.
Private Equity vs Consulting: Eat your own Cooking
Read about some of the critical differences between consulting and private equity, as described by former consultants who work in the space.
Road Map to CEO
The real world is something he has learned to negotiate with remarkable success. Gary Matthews, Managing Director and Operating Partner at Morgan Stanley Private Equity, sat down with us to talk about his consulting experience at McKinsey, the pitfalls of moving into corporate management, and the keys to his post-consulting rise to CEO and beyond.