Leadership expertise for private equity, portfolio companies & management teams
Pre & Post Deal
We offer our clients the smartest insights on their potential & current leadership teams to help drive maximum returns. Our insights are derived from Drax’s role as the leading executive recruiter for private equity invested companies, heavily supported by our proprietary data platform drxDigital.
We support our clients with access, insights & opportunities to deal advisors, leadership development, & management teams. In a results driven environment our passion is leadership.
Leadership teams within private equity backed company environments often don’t require any more motivation to succeed. Our support is grounded in practical actions that individuals & teams can own.
Our capabilities are a blend from the best of psychology with actual leadership experience within a PE backed company. Authenticity is core to the situations in which we support.
We believe upper quartile exits occur when leadership is equal to the opportunity. But these are dynamic factors both capable of significant challenge & chance.
An exit is a hard data point measuring the effectiveness of the leadership team; it also presents a unique occasion to work towards a shared tangible future objective.
When private equity group Aurelius bought two sizeable non-core businesses from listed corporations – the carve-outs of GKN Wheels & Structures, a global manufacturer of heavy-duty wheels acquired from Melrose’s GKN in late 2020, and UK-wide mechanical and...
BGF exits ReBOUND, the technology platform which supports retailers – such as ASOS, Gymshark, Missguided, JD Sports and Sweaty Betty – to manage their returns sustainably. ReBOUND’s technology, supply chain and data-led approach allows brands to understand what’s...
LDC has made a minority investment in Headland, a London-based agency specialising in financial and corporate reputation, public affairs and campaigning. Headland employs 117 people and its clients include Accenture, ASOS, Danone, eBay, Future, Just Eat Takeaway.com,...
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What do our clients say about us?
"I am not sure that we would have uncovered that particular individual if we hadn’t used Drax."
Group HR Director, Biffa
"The process always has the rigour I would expect, utilising detailed research to validate the candidates they put forward."
Chairman, Housing Partners
"I was delighted that we were able to make a unanimous decision on who to hire, and each day and week that goes by underlines that now."