Private Capital Advisory & Investment Banking

We have supported advisory groups and investment banks as they build new teams, expand into new geographies or industry verticals, recruit group heads, and re-position existing businesses through key brand-name hires.

Norgay has a track record in working holistically with global investment banks and private capital advisory firms. Beyond finding candidates with the right background and skillsets, our dedication to culture allows us to work with these firms across multiple groups and verticals. 

  • 90% of our investment banking and advisory clients have worked with us on searches for more than one team or coverage groups
  • We have made placements at the Head of Group level down to Analyst
  • Experienced in building teams in new verticals in the US

Private Capital Advisory and Investment Banking have always been a core area for Norgay, we have built teams across the following: 

Private Capital Advisory & Secondary Advisory

Norgay has been a trusted partner to private capital advisory and secondary advisory teams since 2007. We know every player in the market and have acted as a key advisor to these groups as the landscape has evolved over the last decade.

We have recruited for the following areas of focus:

  • GP-led Advisory & LP-led Advisory
  • Capital Solutions-Direct & Co-investments
  • GP Stakes Advisory
  • Fund Financing

Over the last 4 years, we completed 20 senior secondary advisory searches at both bulge-bracket investment banks and independent placement agents

Private Funds Groups & Placement Agents 

Since our firm's inception, we have been a trusted partner to private funds groups and independent placement agents. We have deep relationships throughout the market and are consistently working on these searches. We have conducted searches for these advisors who have specific coverage sets including: private equity, real estate, private credit, infrastructure, technology, etc.

Functionally, we have placed professionals from Managing Director to Analyst in the following:

  • Distribution
  • Project Management
  • Origination 
  • Private Capital Formation

In the last year, we have completed 17 senior private funds/placement agent searches

M&A & Industry Coverage Groups

Norgay has worked with bulge bracket, middle market, and boutique investment banks in order to build teams across various coverage groups including: M&A, energy and infrastructure, real estate, consumer, healthcare, financial institutions. 

We have a successful track-record of placements in these teams and have been instrumental in identifying those candidates that not only have expertise on a specific industry but fit into a specific clients culture allowing them to not only succeed but have an positive impact on the firm they join.

Leveraged Finance & Capital Markets

We have worked with various banks in placing talent across leveraged finance, financial sponsors, debt advisory and equity & debt capital markets. We understand the nuances between the origination and underwriting components that make candidates successful in these teams. 


representive searches

  • Group Head, Private Capital Advisory (Global Investment Bank)
  • Partner, Secondary Advisory (Global Independent Placement Agent)
  • Managing Director, Private Funds Distribution (Global Investment Bank)
  • Managing Director, Funds Project Management (Global Investment Bank)
  • Managing Director, Distribution Real Estate Private Funds (Global Investment Bank)
  • Director, Secondary Advisory (Global Investment Bank)
  • Director (Real Estate Investment Banking)
  • Director (Infrastructure Investment Banking)
  • Director, Distribution (Private Equity Placement Agent)
  • Vice President (Infrastructure, Energy, & Power Investment Banking) 
  • Senior Associate (Debt Advisory)