Q3 2023

Private Equity CFO Market Study

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Of 206,313 professionals employed as CFO throughout the US, just 11,078 CFOs are employed by PE-backed companies.

Hiring a CFO with experience in a private equity backed business remains a complex task and our findings points to a number of factors that make a CFOs role in a pe-backed environment that much more challenging. Our study dives into various industries, shining a light on the difficulties faced when searching for a CFO and how Human Capital Data can be leveraged to gain an edge in one of the most competitive searches for talent.


of all CFOs in the US are employed by PE-backed Industrials / Manufacturing firms


standard CFO liquidity across all industries


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