August 11, 2009 – Executive search firm The Caldwell Partners International Inc. has acquired Cromwell Partners, Inc., a New York City-based executive search firm specializing in financial services. "The addition of Cromwell's very experienced and accomplished partners brings our total number of partners in the U.S. to a size that is now approaching that of our Canadian business,” said John N. Wallace, president and CEO. "Since its founding in 1991, Cromwell Partners has established itself as a leader in carrying out executive searches in the U.S. financial services industry. It has successfully executed thousands of searches and believes that its completion rate ranks among the highest in the search industry in the United States. Its capabilities and reputation in this sector complement the experience of our other American partners located in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Dallas, and Chicago." Cromwell Partners' recruitment activities span the global financial services industry, serving clients across investment management, alternative investments, global banks and investment banks and major endowments. Functionally, Cromwell has experience and expertise across corporate and investment banking, capital markets, institutional marketing and investor relations, investment management and research, as well as senior financial, operational and technology management. The Caldwell Partners International Inc., founded in 1970, provides human capital services to its clients through offices in Vancouver, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Dallas, Calgary, Toronto, Montreal, and New York City, and its partners in Chicago.