“I don’t know where we should take this company, but I do know that if I start with the right people, ask them the right questions, and engage them in vigorous debate, we will find a way to make this company great.”  ― Jim Collins

The difference between success and failure is people. People make or break businesses. They are the sources of inspiration and innovation. Since 2002, Notch Partners has been inspiring private equity firms with innovative ideas to build businesses and helping generate tangible value through executive relationships. So, whether you are looking for new deal sources, developing a differentiated angle in a competitive auction or building incremental value with current investments, Notch Partners can help create and cultivate relationships with high impact C-level executives with proven track records.

When you engage with Notch Partners you can expect the highest degree of professionalism and integrity. Our long-term strategic perspective of client and executive relationships has been a hallmark since inception and our thoughtful and dogged approach to problem solving is as unique as the business challenges our clients face. After all, our success is directly tied your success.

Our Mission

To create and cultivate productive relationships between private equity clients and industry-leading, C-level executives in order to maximize investment returns.

Notch At A Glance

  • Founded in 2002
  • Clients:
    • Over 50 PE clients served since inception
    • Fund sizes ranging from $350M to $20B
    • Domestic & International
    • Industries include: business services; consumer products and services; financial services; healthcare; industrials; and TMT
    • Buyout, growth and turnaround investors
  • C-Level Executive Contacts:
    • Robust and growing network, with over 1,000 new CEO conversations per year.
    • Outreach based on our clients’ specific interests and needs
    • Facilitation of several hundred C-level connections for our clients annually
  • Consultants:
    • The Notch team consists of professionals with backgrounds in PE/VC, investment banking, management consulting, law, and Fortune 500 companies

Our Core Values

  • Client Service Orientation: We act as a trustworthy extension of our clients in everything we do.
  • Excellence: We strive for quality in all our interactions and work product.
  • Ethics and Integrity: We hold ourselves to the highest standards and take full responsibility for our actions.
  • Professionalism and Respect: We value our clients, colleagues and executives and treat them with respect at all times.
  • Firm First: We emphasize the achievements of the firm over those of the individual.
  • Openness and Honesty: We are forthright, thoughtful and sincere with clients, executives and colleagues.