A leading middle market investment firm focused on helping portfolio companies execute on organic and inorganic growth initiatives, investing in business services, consumer, financial services, healthcare, industrial services & technologies, and software & technology.


Our client engaged Eastward Partners to help locate a Vice President of Financial Due Diligence to be a catalyst in guiding the appropriate scope of buy- and sell-side diligence procedures, overseeing execution and providing proactive technical, commercial, and objective advice to Deal Teams.


Eastward presented 3 shortlists of relevant individuals in the Boston area, each matching core competencies and culture, with a different strength to bring to this newly formed role. Given the opportunity to define a new function for the client, Eastward Partners endeavored to show the client the benefit of each candidates’ respective skills and background.

A total of 143 candidates were reached, 10 were shortlisted, 7 moved to first-round interviews, 4 moved to second-round interviews, and 2 of the first identified candidates moved to final rounds and offers.



Week Recruitment Process


Candidates shortlisted


Candidate Offered and Placed

Given the strength of shortlisted candidates, Eastward Partners successfully appointed a Vice President of Financial Due Diligence in the Boston area. The project cost was managed as a pre-agreed fee relating to the hire prior to placement, with a remained fee paid out upon successful completion and onboarding of the candidate.

The recruitment process was concluded in 9 weeks and deemed an absolute success. 

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