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To Integrate AI, Companies Must Alter Management Styles

To best serve their clients, executive recruiters must understand that a company’s integration of artificial intelligence requires trust.

New Report Shows Diversity Gaps in AI/Data Leadership, Compensation

Heidrick & Struggles’ first annual survey of data, analytics and artificial intelligence executives examines both organizational structure and compensation for roles with these responsibilities.

Attracting Top Talent in the Age of AI

Artificial intelligence and automated technologies are about to transform the search for people. David Chan, CEO of Bo Le Associates, discusses how to find and retain talent in the workplace of tomorrow.

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Understanding the Difference Between Retained and Contingent Search

Navigating the world of talent acquisition and recruitment can be tricky for both clients and candidates. Whether you are looking to add an individual to your team or seeking a new opportunity; it is important to understand the landscape when considering a talent partner, according to a report from Mississauga, ON-headquartered executive search firm TSI

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The Millard Group Helps Recruit Executive Chairman and CEO for NexusTek

The Millard Group, which focuses on building executive teams for venture capital and private equity backed growth stage technology companies, has assisted in the recruitment of Bobby Christian as executive chairman and Hamilton Yu as CEO of NexusTek in Greenwood Village, CO. Associate partner Nancy Nash, senior search consultant Margo Jenkins, and search consultant Haley

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Executive Recruiters Pull Off Another Remarkable Year, Remain Bullish for 2023

Hunt Scanlon Media has released its annual rankings of leading executive recruiters. In the U.S. and globally, billions of dollars poured into the high-end recruiting sector in 2022, a result of continued pentup demand for senior-level leaders and their key reports.

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BrainWorks Fills Senior Position for Macrobond Financial

Warren, NJ-based executive search firm BrainWorks placed Carla Mendy as global leader of revenue operations with Macrobond Financial in London. Liam Garrity, national practice leader, led the search. “We are thrilled to welcome Carla to Macrobond’s leadership team,” said Howard Rees, chief commercial officer of Macrobond Financial. “Her wealth of experience and strategic vision will be

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GDPR – The Perfect Time to Refresh Your Database

As executive search firms grapple with the complexities of GDPR, many are concerned that the new regulation will mean deleting thousands of records built up over many years. Surely there must be an alternative?

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Griffith Group Expands to British Columbia

Toronto-based executive recruitment firm Griffith Group Executive Search has expanded its presence with the opening of a new office in British Columbia. “This expansion marks a significant milestone in the firm’s growth and to its commitment to serving its clients with local expertise,” the search firm said. “The firm’s new office in British Columbia strategically

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Creating a Positive Corporate Culture for Employee Engagement

Corporate culture, when nurtured properly, creates a workforce that is not only dedicated but also emotionally and intellectually committed to the organization’s goals. This exploration delves into effective strategies for nurturing a resilient and vibrant organizational culture, according to a recent report from EMA Partners’ Chris Hardy. “Additionally, it addresses the critical challenge of rejuvenating

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Slone Partners Recruits Chief Medical Officer for Carisma Therapeutics

Chief medical officers are typically cited as the senior government official designated head of medical services, sometimes at the national level. The post is held by a physician who advises and leads a team of medical experts on matters of public health importance. According to recruiters, the role of the chief medical officer has evolved in recent years, and

recruiting

D. Hilton Associates Seeking CEO for Matanuska Valley Federal Credit Union

These are critical days for credit unions. The U.S. has about 5,300 federally insured credit unions, with more than $1.5 trillion in assets and 118.3 million members, according to the National Credit Union Administration. But with the steady retirement of Baby Boomers, among other factors, the cooperatives are facing the loss of more than 4,000

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Vangst Acquires CannabizTemp

Vangst, the cannabis-focused hiring platform, has acquired CannabizTemp, the temporary staffing division of CannabizTeam. The acquisition was 50 percent cash, 50 percent stock, and is the first acquisition in the cannabis HR space. Vangst launched Vangst GIGS, an on-demand hiring platform, in 2018 to address the cannabis industry’s hiring needs. Since launching Vangst GIGS Vangst

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Kestria Adds New Member Firm in South Africa

Kestria, formerly known as IRC Global Executive Search Partners, has added Edge Executive Search in South Africa as its newest member firm. “In our continuous effort to strengthen and expand our alliance into critical markets, we are excited about our new member firm in South Africa led by Janice Wagner,” said Katerina Meimaroglou, president of

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Using Leadership Assessment to Win the PE Talent Wars

Talent has become an increasingly acknowledged driver of value creation in private equity firms as pressure to deliver outsized returns increases. With this, PE funds have invested in executive recruiting services and built out their own internal functions to find the best talent in an increasingly competitive landscape. Nevertheless, the evaluation process for talent hasn’t

trends

The Key Strategies for Scaling a Business; More Than Just an Experienced CEO

Scaling a business is an important milestone that many companies hope to accomplish. However, the common misconception is that it takes an experienced CEO at the helm to successfully navigate this crucial phase. In reality, scaling has more to do with readiness, purpose, and a specific set of required leadership traits and skills that often

Hanold Associates Recruits Chief Legal Officer for the U.S. Soccer Federation

Hanold Associates HR & Diversity Executive Search has placed Carlos Kuri as the chief legal officer of the U.S. Soccer Federation in Chicago. Jason Hanold, Mayank Parikh, Meg McElroy, and Catie Nelson led the assignment. “I’m thrilled to join U.S. Soccer at this momentous time for the organization and sport, as we look forward to the Men’s World Cup

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Kevin Chase Executive Search Group Seeking Chief Program Officer for Point Foundation

Los Angeles-based Kevin Chase Executive Search Group was recently retained by Point Foundation to lead in its search for a chief program officer. Kevin Chase, managing partner, and Catie DiFelice, senior associate, are spearheading the assignment for the search firm. The chief program officer is responsible for managing Point’s scholarship programs, spearheading program innovation and delivery, and

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Egon Zehnder Appoints Co-Head for North America CEO Board Practice

Leadership advisory firm Egon Zehnder has named Pam Warren as a new leader for the North America CEO and board practice. She joins Chuck Gray at the helm of the practice, succeeding Lisa Blais. “We are thrilled to welcome Pam Warren as co-head of the North America CEO and board practice,” said Mr. Gray. “Her commitment

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A Look at the Landscape for Hiring a PE Operating Company CEO

Leaders of private equity firms looking to hire a portfolio-business CEO have a great deal to consider. The U.S. PE talent landscape is changing dramatically in real time, due to multiple forces related to economics, industry, and consumer habits, according to a recent report from Heidrick & Struggles’ Jason Henderson and Amanda Worthington. “They’re all

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Envision Consulting Assists Ryman Arts with Executive Director Search

Following an extensive search, Pasadena, CA-based Envision Consulting has assisted in the recruitment of Audrey T. Salzburg as the new executive director of Ryman Arts. “We are thrilled to welcome Audrey Salzburg as our new executive director,” said David A. Price, board chair. “She is a charismatic and visionary leader, uniquely positioned to build and foster

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Buffkin / Baker Leading President Search for Augusta University

Partner-led executive search firm Buffkin / Baker was recently retained by Augusta University to lead in its search for a new president. Partner Ann Yates and associate Dinah DeWitt are leading the assignment. Reporting to the chancellor of the University System of Georgia, the president of Augusta University serves as the campus’ chief executive officer, directs the

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PoliHire Appoints General Counsel and Senior Advisor

PoliHire, a retained executive search firm and consulting firm based in Washington, D.C., has expanded with the addition of James Banks as senior director and general counsel and Marcia K. Thompson as senior advisor. “I am thrilled to have James and Marcia’s extraordinary talents and expertise on our team as we approach our 19th year in

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AltoPartners Elects New Member Firm in Abu Dhabi and London

AltoPartners, an international alliance of boutique executive search and leadership consulting firms, has added Evrima, an executive search and leadership solutions firm with offices in Abu Dhabi and London, as its newest member firm. Led by Karla Dorsch, Evrima specializes in buy-side financial services, with a client base comprising asset managers, private banks, investment companies, sovereign

indepth

CHRO Perspectives for 2024 and Beyond

A notable lack of confidence in leadership, coupled with significant skepticism around overall business performance, is raising concerns among HR and people leaders. Pressing questions are emerging about leadership capabilities that demand attention. When a recent report from Leathwaite queried about prioritized current people challenges, leadership capabilities emerged as the top concern, followed by organizational

recruiting

McCormack+Kristel Recruits CFO for the Los Angeles LGBT Center

McCormack+Kristel recently helped to recruit Robyn Goldman as the new CFO of the Los Angeles LGBT Center, which fights to advance civil rights and freedoms for LGBTQ people domestically and internationally through education, advocacy, and community organizing. Michelle Kristel led the assignment. “Join us in congratulating Robyn Goldman on her new role as the chief financial officer

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Anthem Executive Recruits Provost for Texas Woman’s University

Following a national search, executive recruitment firm Anthem Executive has helped to recruit Angela Christine Bauer as the executive vice president for academic affairs and provost of Texas Woman’s University (TWU) in Denton, TX. Michael Ballew, Scott Watson, Mike “JR” Wheless, and Florene Stawowy led the assignment. “We are poised for growth with pioneering faculty, new buildings and infrastructure, a comprehensive fundraising campaign,

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Artico Search Recruits Chief Revenue Officer for Spryker

Mercedes Chatfield-Taylor and Sarah Scheer of Artico Search have assisted in the recruitment of Dustin Deno as the new chief revenue officer of Spryker, a global composable commerce platform for sophisticated use cases in B2B, enterprise marketplaces, and IoT commerce. “We are thrilled to have Dustin join the Spryker leadership team,” said Boris Lokschin, co-founder and CEO at Spryker. “His innovative

Miner Lake Partners Launched by Veteran Search Consultants

John Moon and Han Liou have launched executive search firm Miner Lake Partners. “I’m proud to announce Miner Lake Partners, an executive search firm focused on the building products and industrial industries,” Mr. Moon said in a LinkedIn post. “My business partner Han Liou and I are building this firm on a foundation rooted in

trends

7 Ways a Retained Search Recruiter Can Help Your Career

With the increasing number of emails, calls and texts from colleagues and clients, it is understandable why someone would overlook unsolicited messages from recruiters, especially for professionals happy in their current roles. There is a perception that recruiters focus solely on filling immediate job openings, and nothing more—but nothing could be further from the truth,

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A Look at the Crucial Role of Talent Advisory in Guiding Hiring Executives

In today’s dynamic and competitive business environment, attracting and retaining top talent is a strategic imperative for organizations. As companies recognize the critical link between workforce excellence and overall success, the role of Talent Advisory functions has become increasingly vital, according to a report from Comhar Partners. “Talent advisory is not merely a recruitment service;

recruiting

True Search Recruits CEO for Funko

Global talent provider True has placed Cynthia Williams as the new CEO of NASDAQ-traded Funko, Inc. in Everett, WA. Todd Zangrillo, Ben O’Reilly, Gail Tifford, and Elizabeth Tyler led the assignment. Michael Lunsford is serving as the company’s interim CEO until Ms. Williams joins the company. “There’s a next level of innovation happening in collectibles category,” said Mr.

recruiting

Ichor Leadership Search Recruits CEO for OSPRI

New Zealand-based executive recruiting firm Ichor Leadership Search has assisted in the recruitment of Sam McIvor as the new CEO of OSPRI. “OSPRI is thrilled to welcome Sam,” said Paul Reynolds, board chair. “Sam will bring extensive practical and strategic experience and a deep understanding of the agricultural sector to drive OSPRI forward and deliver value to

Leadership Needs Shift Dramatically as VC Moves to Wartime Footing

Over a 20-plus-year search career, Ben Dewar of NU Advisory Partners has led hundreds of recruiting engagements across every corporate function imaginable. Along the way, he has recruited dynamic executive talent into CxO and VP roles for VC-backed, PE-backed and public high-growth technology and consumer companies. From that perch, he has witnessed up close and personal

Leadership Needs Shift Dramatically as VC Moves to Wartime Footing

Over a 20-plus-year search career, Ben Dewar of NU Advisory Partners has led hundreds of recruiting engagements across every corporate function imaginable. Along the way, he has recruited dynamic executive talent into CxO and VP roles for VC-backed, PE-backed and public high-growth technology and consumer companies. From that perch, he has witnessed up close and personal

Understanding the Difference Between Retained and Contingent Search

Navigating the world of talent acquisition and recruitment can be tricky for both clients and candidates. Whether you are looking to add an individual to your team or seeking a new opportunity; it is important to understand the landscape when considering a talent partner, according to a report from Mississauga, ON-headquartered executive search firm TSI

The Millard Group Helps Recruit Executive Chairman and CEO for NexusTek

The Millard Group, which focuses on building executive teams for venture capital and private equity backed growth stage technology companies, has assisted in the recruitment of Bobby Christian as executive chairman and Hamilton Yu as CEO of NexusTek in Greenwood Village, CO. Associate partner Nancy Nash, senior search consultant Margo Jenkins, and search consultant Haley

BrainWorks Fills Senior Position for Macrobond Financial

Warren, NJ-based executive search firm BrainWorks placed Carla Mendy as global leader of revenue operations with Macrobond Financial in London. Liam Garrity, national practice leader, led the search. “We are thrilled to welcome Carla to Macrobond’s leadership team,” said Howard Rees, chief commercial officer of Macrobond Financial. “Her wealth of experience and strategic vision will be

Griffith Group Expands to British Columbia

Toronto-based executive recruitment firm Griffith Group Executive Search has expanded its presence with the opening of a new office in British Columbia. “This expansion marks a significant milestone in the firm’s growth and to its commitment to serving its clients with local expertise,” the search firm said. “The firm’s new office in British Columbia strategically

Creating a Positive Corporate Culture for Employee Engagement

Corporate culture, when nurtured properly, creates a workforce that is not only dedicated but also emotionally and intellectually committed to the organization’s goals. This exploration delves into effective strategies for nurturing a resilient and vibrant organizational culture, according to a recent report from EMA Partners’ Chris Hardy. “Additionally, it addresses the critical challenge of rejuvenating

Slone Partners Recruits Chief Medical Officer for Carisma Therapeutics

Chief medical officers are typically cited as the senior government official designated head of medical services, sometimes at the national level. The post is held by a physician who advises and leads a team of medical experts on matters of public health importance. According to recruiters, the role of the chief medical officer has evolved in recent years, and

D. Hilton Associates Seeking CEO for Matanuska Valley Federal Credit Union

These are critical days for credit unions. The U.S. has about 5,300 federally insured credit unions, with more than $1.5 trillion in assets and 118.3 million members, according to the National Credit Union Administration. But with the steady retirement of Baby Boomers, among other factors, the cooperatives are facing the loss of more than 4,000

Vangst Acquires CannabizTemp

Vangst, the cannabis-focused hiring platform, has acquired CannabizTemp, the temporary staffing division of CannabizTeam. The acquisition was 50 percent cash, 50 percent stock, and is the first acquisition in the cannabis HR space. Vangst launched Vangst GIGS, an on-demand hiring platform, in 2018 to address the cannabis industry’s hiring needs. Since launching Vangst GIGS Vangst

Kestria Adds New Member Firm in South Africa

Kestria, formerly known as IRC Global Executive Search Partners, has added Edge Executive Search in South Africa as its newest member firm. “In our continuous effort to strengthen and expand our alliance into critical markets, we are excited about our new member firm in South Africa led by Janice Wagner,” said Katerina Meimaroglou, president of

Using Leadership Assessment to Win the PE Talent Wars

Talent has become an increasingly acknowledged driver of value creation in private equity firms as pressure to deliver outsized returns increases. With this, PE funds have invested in executive recruiting services and built out their own internal functions to find the best talent in an increasingly competitive landscape. Nevertheless, the evaluation process for talent hasn’t

The Key Strategies for Scaling a Business; More Than Just an Experienced CEO

Scaling a business is an important milestone that many companies hope to accomplish. However, the common misconception is that it takes an experienced CEO at the helm to successfully navigate this crucial phase. In reality, scaling has more to do with readiness, purpose, and a specific set of required leadership traits and skills that often

Hanold Associates Recruits Chief Legal Officer for the U.S. Soccer Federation

Hanold Associates HR & Diversity Executive Search has placed Carlos Kuri as the chief legal officer of the U.S. Soccer Federation in Chicago. Jason Hanold, Mayank Parikh, Meg McElroy, and Catie Nelson led the assignment. “I’m thrilled to join U.S. Soccer at this momentous time for the organization and sport, as we look forward to the Men’s World Cup

Kevin Chase Executive Search Group Seeking Chief Program Officer for Point Foundation

Los Angeles-based Kevin Chase Executive Search Group was recently retained by Point Foundation to lead in its search for a chief program officer. Kevin Chase, managing partner, and Catie DiFelice, senior associate, are spearheading the assignment for the search firm. The chief program officer is responsible for managing Point’s scholarship programs, spearheading program innovation and delivery, and

Egon Zehnder Appoints Co-Head for North America CEO Board Practice

Leadership advisory firm Egon Zehnder has named Pam Warren as a new leader for the North America CEO and board practice. She joins Chuck Gray at the helm of the practice, succeeding Lisa Blais. “We are thrilled to welcome Pam Warren as co-head of the North America CEO and board practice,” said Mr. Gray. “Her commitment

A Look at the Landscape for Hiring a PE Operating Company CEO

Leaders of private equity firms looking to hire a portfolio-business CEO have a great deal to consider. The U.S. PE talent landscape is changing dramatically in real time, due to multiple forces related to economics, industry, and consumer habits, according to a recent report from Heidrick & Struggles’ Jason Henderson and Amanda Worthington. “They’re all

Envision Consulting Assists Ryman Arts with Executive Director Search

Following an extensive search, Pasadena, CA-based Envision Consulting has assisted in the recruitment of Audrey T. Salzburg as the new executive director of Ryman Arts. “We are thrilled to welcome Audrey Salzburg as our new executive director,” said David A. Price, board chair. “She is a charismatic and visionary leader, uniquely positioned to build and foster

Buffkin / Baker Leading President Search for Augusta University

Partner-led executive search firm Buffkin / Baker was recently retained by Augusta University to lead in its search for a new president. Partner Ann Yates and associate Dinah DeWitt are leading the assignment. Reporting to the chancellor of the University System of Georgia, the president of Augusta University serves as the campus’ chief executive officer, directs the

PoliHire Appoints General Counsel and Senior Advisor

PoliHire, a retained executive search firm and consulting firm based in Washington, D.C., has expanded with the addition of James Banks as senior director and general counsel and Marcia K. Thompson as senior advisor. “I am thrilled to have James and Marcia’s extraordinary talents and expertise on our team as we approach our 19th year in

AltoPartners Elects New Member Firm in Abu Dhabi and London

AltoPartners, an international alliance of boutique executive search and leadership consulting firms, has added Evrima, an executive search and leadership solutions firm with offices in Abu Dhabi and London, as its newest member firm. Led by Karla Dorsch, Evrima specializes in buy-side financial services, with a client base comprising asset managers, private banks, investment companies, sovereign

CHRO Perspectives for 2024 and Beyond

A notable lack of confidence in leadership, coupled with significant skepticism around overall business performance, is raising concerns among HR and people leaders. Pressing questions are emerging about leadership capabilities that demand attention. When a recent report from Leathwaite queried about prioritized current people challenges, leadership capabilities emerged as the top concern, followed by organizational

McCormack+Kristel Recruits CFO for the Los Angeles LGBT Center

McCormack+Kristel recently helped to recruit Robyn Goldman as the new CFO of the Los Angeles LGBT Center, which fights to advance civil rights and freedoms for LGBTQ people domestically and internationally through education, advocacy, and community organizing. Michelle Kristel led the assignment. “Join us in congratulating Robyn Goldman on her new role as the chief financial officer

Anthem Executive Recruits Provost for Texas Woman’s University

Following a national search, executive recruitment firm Anthem Executive has helped to recruit Angela Christine Bauer as the executive vice president for academic affairs and provost of Texas Woman’s University (TWU) in Denton, TX. Michael Ballew, Scott Watson, Mike “JR” Wheless, and Florene Stawowy led the assignment. “We are poised for growth with pioneering faculty, new buildings and infrastructure, a comprehensive fundraising campaign,

Artico Search Recruits Chief Revenue Officer for Spryker

Mercedes Chatfield-Taylor and Sarah Scheer of Artico Search have assisted in the recruitment of Dustin Deno as the new chief revenue officer of Spryker, a global composable commerce platform for sophisticated use cases in B2B, enterprise marketplaces, and IoT commerce. “We are thrilled to have Dustin join the Spryker leadership team,” said Boris Lokschin, co-founder and CEO at Spryker. “His innovative

Miner Lake Partners Launched by Veteran Search Consultants

John Moon and Han Liou have launched executive search firm Miner Lake Partners. “I’m proud to announce Miner Lake Partners, an executive search firm focused on the building products and industrial industries,” Mr. Moon said in a LinkedIn post. “My business partner Han Liou and I are building this firm on a foundation rooted in

7 Ways a Retained Search Recruiter Can Help Your Career

With the increasing number of emails, calls and texts from colleagues and clients, it is understandable why someone would overlook unsolicited messages from recruiters, especially for professionals happy in their current roles. There is a perception that recruiters focus solely on filling immediate job openings, and nothing more—but nothing could be further from the truth,

A Look at the Crucial Role of Talent Advisory in Guiding Hiring Executives

In today’s dynamic and competitive business environment, attracting and retaining top talent is a strategic imperative for organizations. As companies recognize the critical link between workforce excellence and overall success, the role of Talent Advisory functions has become increasingly vital, according to a report from Comhar Partners. “Talent advisory is not merely a recruitment service;

True Search Recruits CEO for Funko

Global talent provider True has placed Cynthia Williams as the new CEO of NASDAQ-traded Funko, Inc. in Everett, WA. Todd Zangrillo, Ben O’Reilly, Gail Tifford, and Elizabeth Tyler led the assignment. Michael Lunsford is serving as the company’s interim CEO until Ms. Williams joins the company. “There’s a next level of innovation happening in collectibles category,” said Mr.

Ichor Leadership Search Recruits CEO for OSPRI

New Zealand-based executive recruiting firm Ichor Leadership Search has assisted in the recruitment of Sam McIvor as the new CEO of OSPRI. “OSPRI is thrilled to welcome Sam,” said Paul Reynolds, board chair. “Sam will bring extensive practical and strategic experience and a deep understanding of the agricultural sector to drive OSPRI forward and deliver value to

QuantumWork Advisory Acquires KatThree

QuantumWork Advisory, a provider of workforce advisory and transformation services, has acquired KatThree, a workforce management advisory company based in Amsterdam. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. “We are thrilled to welcome KatThree to the QuantumWork Advisory family,” said Andrew Grant, managing partner of QuantumWork Advisory. “Their expertise and experience blends creativity, practicality, and

PitchBook Calls 2024 A Rebuilding Year for Global M&A

M&A deal activity rose five to 10 percent year-over-year in the first quarter, despite falling short of Q4 2023 totals, according to new data released by PitchBook. Deal multiples have remained stable, meanwhile – “a sign that the valuation reset may be complete, and have room to move higher to catch up with elevated prices of

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