We are delighted to announce we were awarded Best Recruitment Start-Up Investment Firm – UK in the Corporate Coaching and Recruitment Awards 2019. This achievement recognises and reflects our hard work over the past five years to make a real impact in the world of recruitment; to date, we’ve invested in 30 talented founders over 21 global office locations, growing at a rate of 139% year-on-year.
CEO of Recruitment Entrepreneur Abid Hamid commented, “It’s fantastic to be commended for our work within the recruitment industry. We’re extremely proud of the portfolio of businesses we’ve built and the breadth of support we’re able to offer them, which this award recognises.”
We strive to set ourselves apart from other investment firms through our specialist knowledge and know-how of scaling recruitment businesses to ensure success and a high equity value on exit. By covering all back-office functions, from marketing and operations to legal and payroll, we allow our portfolio partners to do what they do best in terms of billing, business development and building a strong team culture.
2019 has been a great year for Recruitment Entrepreneur. We onboarded two new portfolio partners: Williams Munroe and Hayward Hawk Professional Services. Our portfolio headcount is now 210 strong and our consultants have placed candidates in over 60 countries. With sights set on further aggressive growth in 2020, there’s no better way to draw the year to a close than this esteemed recognition from the Corporate Coaching and Recruitment Awards.
Chairman of Recruitment Entrepreneur, James Caan CBE added, “Over the last five years, Recruitment Entrepreneur has built an incredible reputation within the market, as demonstrated by this award. The team’s expertise is second-to-none, which is integral to the wider portfolio’s success, and it’s great to be partnered with some of the most exciting recruitment start-ups across multiple sectors globally. I look forward to seeing what the future holds for the portfolio.”