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Pritpal Aujla joins restaurant investor Roark Capital as CFO; EIG Global Energy searches for his replacement

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JSPI Capital sets out to acquire lower-mid-market companies; may expand payroll

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Matt Gullen re-joins H.I.G. Capital as managing director in Miami office after stint at Comvest Partners

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Limited partners stay in the hunt; distressed debt/special-situations funds materialize 

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Former Disney exec steps down as operating partner at CD&R as eleventh fundraise gets under way 

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Best practices for cultivating relationships with executive recruiters

Solveigh Marcks

So many wonderful relationships in private equity fall apart at the starting line.

An executive recruiter calls you about a job opportunity. You’re happily settled in a lucrative position. In a moment of pique you respond–curtly–that you’re not interested. The executive recruiter makes a note that future contact with you may prove unrewarding.

By the same token, you may recall past job searches where you emailed executive recruiters. You thought they would jump at the chance to help you. But little came of the outreach and you concluded that it was a waste of time.

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