Private Equity Services

Allura Partners is a leading executive search firm for private equity firms. In addition to delivering executive search services, we support our private equity clients through all stages of their investment lifecycle, from pre-deal CEO and board identification, specific market intelligence, to the assessment of the acquired management team.

Pre-acquisition services

Resulting from our track record of delivering Chief Executives to lead private equity backed investments, Allura Partners is consistently advising CEO’s and executives seeking a career in private equity.

Based on feedback from our private equity clients, majority welcome the opportunity to meet executives seeking a new role, however all, without doubt consider a meeting to discuss an investment idea and/or opportunity of greater benefit and interest for both parties.

As part of our service, Allura Partners provides advice and counsel to executives seeking a career in private equity to develop investment concepts and/or opportunities. Once developed, an introduction to the relevant private equity firm(s) is made and the potential is explored. The ultimate outcome is the private equity firm making a new investment and the executive leading their new portfolio company.

In addition to our investment origination services, our pre-acquisition work includes:

  • Executive search

    • CEO, COO  & CFO – focused at identifying proven executives to assist the private equity firm with market specific due diligence and ultimately lead the investment upon successful acquisition

    • Chair & Non-Executive Director – focused at identifying a Chairperson and/or Non-Executive Director(s) seeking an active board role

  • Market intelligence

  • Management team assessment

  • Deal identification

Portfolio Company Services

Following a successful acquisition, our private equity clients engage Allura Partners for specialist support with leadership advisory services and recruitment of key members of the executive leadership team to execute the investment strategy.

Leadership advisory service

  • Evaluation of the portfolio company structure, leadership team, culture and skillset to ensure the team executes the strategy and business plan through to a successful exit

Executive search

  • Identifying external senior level executives with the relevant skills and experience to perform in a private equity backed investment and execute the investment thesis


Our private equity services operate across the entire market and is industry agnostic. The services and rigorous process focuses on identifying candidates who have proven skills and experiences to ensure they succeed in a private equity backed investment.

Careers in private equity

Roles within private equity generally use our executive search practice to deliver solutions for C-Suite and board roles. Backed by research, these mandates are typically not advertised on any platform including our own website. If you are a C-suite executive seeking a new role or career advice, please contact us on 02 8821 7300 for a confidential conversation and insight into our current mandates.