Private Equity War For Talent in India
The Economic Times Speaks with Anita Belani
A recent article in The Economic Times discusses Private Equity executive recruitment with Russell Reynolds Associates India country manager, Anita Belani:
"PE firms are looking for people who can bring growth and people who would be micro-managed at times." It [Russell Reynolds Associates] has been doing PE searches in India for five years.
Russell Reynolds' Belani recently witnessed a clash of opinions at a technology company where the PE fund was looking for one set of traits and the investee was okay with some dilution. "While PEs do have high expectations, these are one of the most fun and energising searches for us," says Belani.
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