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CEO at a PE-Backed B2B Software Business
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LOCATION: Southeast US

RETAINED SEARCH PARTNER: Falcon Partners 

SEARCH MANDATE: We have been retained by a leading private equity firm to identify a talented and highly motivated leader to serve as Chief Executive Officer within its portfolio. Our private equity client is seeking the right Chief Executive Officer to lead one of its portfolio companies, an Enterprise Software business. The sponsor is bullish about its investment thesis in this newly acquired platform. They are prepared to invest heavily to drive the company's scale using both inorganic and organic methods.

COMPENSATION: A competitive salary, annual bonus, and wealth-building equity grant make for a compelling economic opportunity.

THE COMPANY:

  • Business Model: B2B Enterprise Software
  • End Market: Fortune 500
  • Revenue Range: ~$10mm
  • Hold Period: 5-6 years
  • Deal Structure: Control buyout

INVESTMENT THESIS:

  • Build the commercial engine for an already strong existing product set with anchor enterprise customers 
  • Transform this entrepreneurially led company into a powerful platform business. 
  • Drive organic growth at the business while supporting opportunistic add-on integration 

THE SPONSOR: This private equity firm has a solid track record of transforming small businesses. It invests in lower-middle-market SaaS companies and has a top-decile track record of returns.  

CANDIDATE PROFILE: We seek a passionate, committed leader with a contagious will to win who can honor this company's past while also leading it into the future. Our ideal candidate's background most likely includes:  

  • Business Model: B2B Enterprise Software 
  • Functional: Proven CEO of a $25mm-$75mm software company OR a cross-functional P&L leader of a $150+mm business comprised of one or more entities 
  • Orientation: Commercial Upbringing
  • Private Equity: Highly Preferred
  • M&A: Not required
  • Tenure: 20-30+ years of progressive career success 

FALCON and its clients are equal opportunity employers. All candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, or any other protected status. FALCON encourages qualified individuals of all backgrounds to apply. 

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