Fundraising & Investor Relations

Our track record says it all.

We are skilled at recruiting top-notch capital raisers and investor relations professionals for GPs and placement agents. We advise clients in a variety of situations. We have helped first-time funds select their first IR professional; we’ve advised highly regarded European firms as they’ve launched a US business development presence; and we’ve partnered with established institutions to grow an already impressive fundraising team. Regardless of the situation, we help firms recruit IR professionals whom they can trust with their most important LP relationships.

In competitive fundraising markets, we understand how critical it is for IR professionals to be credible reflections of the firm’s investment team and culture. We take the responsibility of helping our clients hire IR talent seriously, and our success in reflected in our track record.

With over 125 searches closed since 2017, Fundraising and Investor Relations is our largest area of practice in terms of searches completed.

Norgay Partners places Investor Relations talent with private equity, venture and growth equity, credit, secondaries, real estate, and infrastructure funds.

We pride ourselves on being specialists in full Investor Relations team buildouts and the placement of IR team members at all levels (Analyst to MD). We have worked across a wide range of geographically focused sales territories, including the Northeast, West Coast, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, and Southeast. We are also often advisors to non-US headquartered funds on the establishment and development of their US fundraising functions, including leadership selection, location determination, and team buildout. 

Main functional areas: 

  • Fundraising & Business Development
  • Investor Relations 
  • Fundraising Project Management
  • Product Strategy & Marketing
  • Client Services & IR Operations 

We solve for a variety of IR talent needs:

  • Supporting the selection of a firm’s first investor relations hire
  • Establishing or growing a US fundraising function
  • Recruiting IR/Fundraising leadership
  • Helping Heads of IR on the selection of IR VPs, Associates, and Analysts 
  • Replacing the loss of critical IR talent
  • Advising full sales team buildouts
  • Hiring sales talent to cover a particular US LP territory/geography
  • Adding specialists in IR-related functions (such as ESG or product strategy)

representative searches

  • Managing Director, Fundraising and Investor Relations (Middle Market PE Fund)
  • Managing Director, Head of Business Development (Secondary Venture Fund)
  • Managing Director, Global Head of Investor Relations and Fundraising (Global PE Fund)
  • Managing Director, Real Assets Business Development, West Coast (Global Investment Mgt Firm)
  • Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, Midwest (PE Real Estate & Infrastructure Fund)
  • Director, Investor Relations, West Coast (Global PE Fund)
  • Vice President, Investor Relations (Consumer Private Investment Fund)
  • Vice President, Investor Relations (Private Credit Fund)
  • Vice President, Investor Relations (PE Real Estate Fund)
  • Senior Associate, Business Development (European PE Fund)
  • Associate, Investor Relations (Middle Market PE Fund)