Is my job safe during a recession? Will businesses continue to hire if the markets crash? Is this a good or bad time to switch jobs? At Lancor, we are consistently asked by both the P.E. firms that we work with, and the executives we place, about where we see things headed. Currently, most […]
It pays to be a CFO right now. From 2020 to 2021, Chief Financial Officer compensation rose 9%. For a company and its owners, CFO hiring has never been more critical. Chief Financial Officers are needed to steer companies through these volatile economic times including continued pandemic uncertainty, a wild stock market, a likely upcoming recession, […]
In the P.E. world, where tremendous investment is being put into new ideas and businesses across sectors, understanding the state of the country, the future of tech and artificial intelligence, plus the shift in politics, economics and mindset, will be beneficial to any investor.
What exactly makes someone a great leader in business? If you are ready to move up in your career or aiming for the C-Suite, here are 5 pieces of advice:
What can companies do to retain top talent? What are the best moves for firms to avoid the expense and stress of having to repeatedly hire for the same position? Here are 5 ways firms can retain their top employees.
I frequently hear from executives who want to land a Board seat, but they aren’t sure how. That’s where Lancor comes in. One of our core capabilities is matching potential Board members with PE-backed businesses both before and right after a PE firm acquires an asset. There is a reason Board seats are such coveted […]
The corporate raiders of the 1980s and 1990s had a ruthless reputation for acquiring companies and dismantling them. The play was to restructure by selling off parts of the business and abandoning the rest. The quick win mentality resulted in many lost jobs and only one winner. When we take on new clients at Lancor, […]
Lancor has found an innovative way to ensure that our clients’ investments & acquisitions are successful
A question I get asked often is “How do I stand out in the private equity applicant pool?” My answer is simple, “Prove you think like an owner and come in with a specific angle on a deal.” It isn’t a traditional route for private equity placement, but it works. As we slowly emerge out […]
5 Reasons to Join a Private Equity Board At Lancor, we frequently help private equity firms fill Board seats with a diverse and innovative group of executives. With the rise of private equity backed businesses, there are even more opportunities for executives to join Boards and deepen their professional experiences. Surprisingly, many executives aren’t aware […]
Fintech is the buzzword of the moment thanks to the innovative crossover industry’s outsized success and pioneering products. Thanks to a recent succession of billion dollar valuations, it looks like venture capital investments into financial technology start-ups will only increase. Last year they invested $44.4 billion into the fintech sector. Robinhood’s upcoming IPO will definitely […]
With so many working from home, will employees want to come back to the office? What the future of work will look like in 2021.
At Lancor, we understand an individual’s power to drive change and add long-term value to a firm. Our focus is on partnering with exceptional people who will positively impact the firms they work for. One of our recent placements at Apollo Global Management is Aaron Miller. A partner, Miller is the head of the firm’s private equity […]
At Lancor, we believe in taking advantage of opportunities to think beyond the business we do and give back in a broader way. That’s why we are proud to announce a brand new Lancor initiative, The Private Equity Pledge. We know firsthand that private equity-backed businesses create jobs and fuel growth in their communities. Private Equity portfolio companies are driving […]