Finance

References in selection

Task Company Revenues Region
Board MemberMachine equipment and plant manufacturer for semiconductor industry€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Private equity ownership: Search for market access and long-term strategic vision

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Candidates placed within two weeks

LONG-TERM RESULT

Growth in company profits; departure pending

Head of Corporate Finance MittelstandMajor international bank> € 1 bnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Establishment of a new area of corporate banking for small to medium sized (SME) enterprises

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Appropriate candidates presented within three weeks

LONG-TERM RESULT

The new area of business already generated sales after six months (ahead of schedule)

Head of Fixed Income CHMajor bank> € 1 bnZurich

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

The search for a Swiss market professional for the Frankfurt location

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Successful candidates were identified in Zurich and Geneva with the help of a Swiss partner

LONG-TERM RESULT

The search foundered on the salary structure

Talent ManagementMajor bank> € 1 bnLondon

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Question of what a managing director really earned in corporate investment banking

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Target compensation established through individual interviews and market analysis; differentiation of salary according to actual performance/description of duties

LONG-TERM RESULT

Realistic negotiations on emoluments were made possible despite the over-heated market for talents

Head of Sales Fixed IncomeMajor international bank> € 1 bnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Examining the extremely heterogeneous list of candidates

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Six candidates with proven individual contributions to success were presented

LONG-TERM RESULT

A realistically paid candidate was placed who made a genuine contribution to profits

Head of LegalMajor bank> € 1 bnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

There had already been a long search on the market for a suitable candidate

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

A pragmatist with clear career perspectives from a mid-sized practice was encouraged to seek the position

LONG-TERM RESULT

Candidate was admitted to the Top Talent Program

CEOManufacturer of kitchen fittings€ 10 – 100 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Private equity pre-deal placement, proprietary deal

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Three candidates were presented within 20 days without mentioning the name of the firm

LONG-TERM RESULT

Despite an outstanding team, the deal collapsed