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Achi Yaffe joins GI Partners as Operating Principal

calendarMarch 1, 2016
Achi Yaffe joins GI Partners as Operating Principal

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The Lancer Group places Achi Yaffe as Operating Principal at GI Partners, a leading alternative investment manager active in Technology, Media & Telecommunications, Healthcare, Retail & Leisure, and Business & Financial Services.

Achi joins GI Partners as the firm’s first Operating Principal where he will be responsible for leading all value creation capabilities with the objective of increasing the firm’s support ofportfolio companies.

Most recently, Achi served as Principal for Lee Equity Partners, a New York-based middle market private equity firm, where he was responsible for developing business plans and executing strategic initiatives for the firm’s portfolio companies.

Prior to Lee Equity Partners, Achi held the role of Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company, leading global management consulting firm, where he advised management teams of Fortune 500 and private equity-backed companies.

Achi holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a B.S. degree from the University of Southern California.

About The Lancer Group
The Lancer Group is a leading retained executive search firm that is trusted by private equity firms, their portfolio companies and public corporations to deliver high-impact leaders. The firm specializes in board-driven search mandates including CEOs, CFOs, C-suite executives and board directors as well as private equity investment professionals and operating partners. The Lancer Group has provided strategic counsel to clients across a range of industries and has particular expertise in technology, industrial, energy, healthcare and consumer markets.

With relationships at over 50 of the top 100 private equity firms, The Lancer Group provides a range of pre-deal private equity advisory services beyond traditional executive search. These services include deal origination, diligence support and introductions to “backable” executives.

Founded in 1998, The Lancer Group is privately held and operates from offices across North America and Australia (

About GI Partners
Founded in 2001, GI Partners is a leading alternative investment firm based in San Francisco. The firm currently manages over $12 billion in capital commitments through private equity and real estate strategies for recognized institutional investors across theglobe. GI Partners’ private equity team is active in a number of key sectors, includingTechnology, Media & Telecommunications, Healthcare, Retail & Leisure, and Business & Financial Services.

Firm Contacts
Scott Dunklee
(858) 551-1001 Ext. 2860

Michael Misiaszek
(858) 551-1001 Ext. 2868

Liliana Corona
(858) 551-1001 Ext. 2874

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