Pre-employment background screening – Private Equity firms

Before deciding on a senior recruitment in a portfolio company, you want to make sure that the applicant’s résumé is accurate and that his professional integrity is beyond reproach.

Case Study

  • A Zurich-based Private Equity firm decided to verify in a systematic manner the track record and work history of the senior executives before purchasing a majority stake into a biotech company. It appeared that one of the executives had made inaccurate statements about his past achievements in a US venture.

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