Private Equity

Every exit is unique. And each one starts from a different place. A neglected brand. A challenging balance-sheet. An inefficient supply chain. What they all have in common is one elusive vital ingredient: talent. It’s the people who drive the numbers. And that’s where we come in. Providing the expertise to ensure you get that “can’t get it wrong” decision absolutely right.

Whether you are about to invest in a business and need a chairman with sector expertise, or an existing portfolio company needs a change of leadership. Or – ideally – a great investment just needs that one last spark of exceptional talent. We offer Private Equity discreet and bespoke solutions for their Consumer Sector investments.

Why not start a conservation today which will lead to your search solution?

Sector expert

Ian Pickett is a founding partner of Drayton and before moving in to recruitment he enjoyed a long career in the Food Industry with Nestlé.

Sector expert

Rob Seery is a founding partner of Drayton and prior to establishing the business he had a successful career in Retail with M&S.

Once I understood how much they understood the decision was easy. Gareth Knight, Managing Director, ICG

A third of Drayton’s 2016 fees were from Private Equity, making it our largest customer segment

75% of P/E investors quoted operational improvement as the most important factor influencing financial return

Overseas investors were involved in one-third of all UK transactions in 2016

The consumer sector is predicted to remain in the top 3 for global P/E transactions