Case Study

Fund Investment Professionals

Specialist Pan-European Infrastructure Fund £9bn AUM

Overview

This GP raised their first CEE-focused fund in 2020 (EUR 3-5 bn), with first closing in 2019.

Without previous presence in the CEE region, they were looking to build a team of regional specialists across energy, digital infrastructure and transport investments, based both in Warsaw and London.

Timeline

March 2020

First Point Partners is appointed as an exclusive recruitment advisor to
the Client.

1-15 April 2020

Developed a long list of 67 high quality candidates with long-term investment and IBD experience and complementary backgrounds in desired sectors.

15-24 April 2020

Screening video-interviews conducted by the First Point Partners team (COVID restrictions in place prevented face to face meetings).

30 April 2020

11 candidates shortlisted by the Client, including all profiles recommended by First Point Partners. Candidate interviews conducted by the Client.

Outcome

Driven by the high quality of provided candidates, first successful hire into the Warsaw office was made in May 2020. Subsequent hires by First Point Partners to build out the team further were completed later that year.

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