In The News2020-08-18T23:39:42+00:00

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Attracting the Top Diverse Talent

January 8th, 2021|Categories: Perspectives|

Lancer partner Victoria Lakers contributed a feature article for Forbes, "How To Attract Top Diverse Talent For Private Equity-Backed Companies," providing guidance for private equity firms looking to hire diverse executives or board members for their portfolio companies: There are significant rewards for forward-thinking

The Lancer Group Announces The First Annual “Top 25 Women In PE-Backed Software Companies”

November 19th, 2020|Categories: Perspectives|

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 19, 2020 -- The Lancer Group, an executive search firm for private equity-backed software companies, is proud to announce the first annual list "Top 25 Women in PE-Backed Software Companies". The list highlights the accomplishments of successful executives leading high–performing and fast–growing

Diversity and Inclusion Drive Value

November 3rd, 2020|Categories: Video|

Diverse companies have 19% higher revenue, and are 70% more likely to capture new markets. Fostering diversity, equity and inclusion within organizations is more than just the right ethical decision, it is one of the best business decisions a company can make. Qualified

SPACs: The New IPO

October 29th, 2020|Categories: Video|

Special Purpose Acquisition Companies, or SPACs, have seen their popularity skyrocket in 2020 as an alternative to conventional IPOs during this period of volatility in the markets. The record-breaking number of SPAC transactions has motivated some of the world’s premiere private equity firms

The Challenges of Addressing Board Diversity

September 14th, 2020|Categories: Perspectives|

Diversity & Inclusion is of increasing importance among the Executive Boards of corporations given the changes in the cultural milieu and the social impact of recent events. One challenge facing companies is that executives tend to search within their existing networks to find board

Private Equity Deals – Trends and Insights

September 1st, 2020|Categories: Perspectives|

PricewaterhouseCoopers has released their midyear review of Private Equity sector deals analysis. Their results track with our own experience in the PE market after the COVID-19 crisis hit; after an initial slowdown in the 2nd quarter as companies held fast and waited for the

Lancer Group places Sid Nair as CEO of Affinitiv

August 16th, 2020|Categories: Placements|

Affinitiv is a leading provider of marketing automation and software solutions to the automotive market.  Chicago, IL – Lancer Group places Sid Nair as CEO of Affinitiv, a provider of end-to-end, data-driven marketing and analytics software to the automotive market. Affinitiv is backed by