Executive Search

Partner – Private Equity

The private equity firm’s mission is to deliver superior investment returns while advancing the application of photonics critical to health, communications, security, transportation and the environment.  Investing its first fund of $100M to $200M, the firm leverages extensive industry networks and knowledge to deliver a unique level of domain expertise and reach.

Key responsibilities:

  • Fundraise
  • Originate deals
  • Represent fund publicly at events and conferences
  • Manage relationships with Limited Partners
  • Oversee portfolio companies as advisor or member of Board of Directors
  • Support diligence process – accounting & finance, sales & marketing, operations
  • Lead negotiations with target companies
  • Invest personally into the fund

Ideal candidate profile:

  • Experience:
    • Private Equity, Investment Banking or Corporate Development experience including at least five years as Partner or Managing Director/Principal at private equity firm
  • Unique qualifications:
    • C-level or VP-level operations, engineering, sales or marketing experience at public and/or private equity financed company serving firm’s target markets
  • Education:
    • M.B.A; Degree in engineering or science preferred
  • Location:
    • On-site metro Boston or remote US

For more information, contact Linda Smith, lindasmith@cerescom.net.