EC1 Partners acquires specialist financial services interim management firm - Robert Cavendish

EC1Partners and Robert Cavendish today announce they have entered into an agreement under which EC1 Partners will acquire Robert Cavendish.

This combination will bring together two of the most entrepreneurial and successful recruitment firms within the Financial Services and FinTech sector and broaden the services available to EC1 Partners’ clients and candidates. The partnership was established to enable both Robert Cavendish and EC1 Partners to further strengthen relationships and improve services to their existing and new client bases in a number of regions and to deliver solutions and support projects globally.

Robert Cavendish has been at the forefront of the interim recruitment space within financial services for a number of years. Its experienced team has placed interim executives at C-Suite, and ‘Head of Level’ into roles across corporate services functions at some of the leading firms in the UK. As EC1 Partners continues to meet its ambitious growth prospects and desire to provide a specialist interim service, this acquisition empowers both businesses to scale and leverage off each other.

Nick Smith, Founder and Managing Director of Robert Cavendish, said “I, and the rest of the team at Robert Cavendish, are extremely excited about this acquisition. EC1 Partners is the ideal partner for us, our clients, and our candidates. We feel there is a strong cultural alignment between both firms, and I believe this is a unique opportunity to leverage the strong relationships that have been built over the years. Through this partnership we will be able to expand the roles we can offer to our candidate base as well as new clients looking for interim professionals across the sector.

Jamie Cole, Co-Founder and CEO of EC1 Partners, said “As a global leader in FinTech recruitment we are increasingly focused on understanding the unique needs of our clients in each region that we operate. Demand for Interims continues to grow in Financial Services in the UK and globally. We needed the resources and expertise to better serve our clients and Robert Cavendish is a true leader in this space. Its level of expertise and market relationships is unparalleled. We are extremely excited about integrating Robert Cavendish into our fast paced and vibrant culture and working together to continue to increase our offering and matching the finest talent with the leading firms in FinTech and Financial Services.”

Through this acquisition EC1 Partners will offer an interim recruitment service.

The leadership team at Robert Cavendish will remain in place and the Robert Cavendish brand will continue to exist under the EC1 Partners brand umbrella.

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