Private Markets Investing

Norgay recognizes the importance of having the right deal team in place. 

We are experienced recruiters for private markets investment teams. We understand that every firm/platform has their own unique strategy and perspective on investing. We place candidates who have the right skillsets and synergistic thinking to be successful within the context of our client’s unique cultures, whether that be in large institutions or more entrepreneurial platforms.

Norgay has completed investment professional searches for all the below sub-sectors within private markets:


Norgay is a leader in recruiting for the PE secondary market and has placed candidates across all levels. We have completed searches for GPs and LPs on the buyside whose solutions range from continuation vehicles, GP-leds, LP-leds, credit and special situation secondaries, to real asset secondaries. We have a track record of team building at all levels. 

  • 25+ searches in PE secondary market in last four years
  • 52% of searches at Director level or above
  • Successful in GP- and LP-led strategies 

Private Equity

Our team members have covered private equity since 2006. We have made placements with clients that have a range in size of assets under management (AUM) and strategies.  These include firms that specialize in buyout, growth, venture, infrastructure, real estate and ESG.  Whether a firm is looking to identify to grow a vertical or geographic location or a VP to help with execution our team has a track record of identifying candidates that are not only strong cultural fits but successful long-term hires.

Private Credit

Norgay has a deep history of working with private credit teams. We have helped firms develop new strategies, with key placements at leadership levels, and have placed candidates in both origination and underwriting functions at the MD, Director, VP, and Associate levels. We have worked with strategies that focus on the middle market and large cap space which span direct lending, mezzanine lending, growth and venture debt, technology, healthcare, and other sectors.

  • Placements in NYC, Chicago, and San Francisco
  • 53% searches at Managing Director and Director level
  • Track record of placing key professionals to build a new private credit/direct lending strategy for investment platforms.

Fund and Co-investments

Norgay has placed platform investing talent at both General Partners and Limited Partners. We are well networked in the co-investment and fund investment space and have completed searches across all levels from group heads down to analysts. We are also experienced in working with non-New York headquartered firms, who may not be as well-known to local candidates.

  • 20+ co-investment searches over the last four years
  • 75% of searches at mid-level or above
  • Majority non-US based clients, that we have helped create a footprint in the US 

representative searches

  • Partner, Private Equity Secondaries (Private Equity Secondaries Buyer)
  • Managing Director, Private Credit Direct Lending (Global Merchant Bank)
  • Managing Director, Private Equity (European Middle Market Buyout Fund)
  • Managing Director, Origination Growth Lending (Global Credit Platform)
  • Senior Portfolio Manager, Fund and Co-investments (Global Limited Partner)
  • Director, Underwriting-Private Credit Venture Debt  (Global Credit Platform)
  • Portfolio Manager, Fund and Co-investments (Global Limited Partner)
  • Vice President, LP-led Secondaries (Global Investment Platform)
  • Vice President, Fund and Co-investments (Global Limited Partner)
  • Senior Associate, Special Situations Secondaries (Global Asset Manager)
  • Associate, Co-investments (Global Asset Manager)