A well-established, appraisal firm that was building out its Corporate Finance function, including its special situations service offerings for middle market companies in the US.


To identify a top-notch special situations professional to serve as market leader of the newly created Corporate Finance practice. The Leader would be immediately additive to the firm, while also leveraging the brand's existing relationships and expertise to create world-class practices.


Eastward was highly selective of candidates, taking care to only bring forth the highest caliber of talent. Despite a competitive talent market during the search, we utilized thorough understanding of our Client's offerings to highlight their competitive advantages, thereby attracting highly experienced talent that fit the search criteria exactly and aligned with the firm’s strong cultural values and core competencies. 

A total of 527 candidates were reached, 21 shortlisted, 12 moved to first round interviews, and 11 moved to second round interviews. The top candidates among the 11 who moved to second round interviews, went on to final rounds, ultimately receiving offers.



candidates shortlisted


candidates offered and placed

Eastward Partners achieved full market penetration during the search and successfully appointed a Market Leader/ Managing Director of Special Situations. Furthermore, all 5 candidates that made it to the final rounds serve as viable candidates for future growth opportunities.       

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