Global talent experts, Lincoln, acquire major stake in Cooper Fitch
Lincoln has acquired a majority stake in Middle East search firm, Cooper Fitch. Cooper Fitch will continue to operate in the region under its current brand as part of the acquisition while also gaining additional flexibility and resources to accelerate the company’s growth regionally expanding their operations around the world.
The agreement with Lincoln will see Cooper Fitch tap into a global network of talent supporting the company’s executive search and HR advisory services. Cooper Fitch’s expansion strategy will be enhanced with their induction into The Talent Club, an international collective of member companies dedicated to world-class talent representation across sectors including business, technology, sport, and entertainment. They will join over 20 leading brands in key markets around the world.
Trefor Murphy, Founder and CEO of Cooper Fitch, said: “This partnership leverages new opportunities for the company by offering strength in collaboration and providing added flexibility and resources to accelerate our expansion plans in Riyadh and Ireland whilst maintaining our brand, strategy, purpose and values.”
In addition, Murphy will continue to lead the company as CEO, with all employees remaining in place to ensure the seamless continuation of the brand.
Gwenaël Perrot, CEO, Lincoln said: “We chose Cooper Fitch based on our shared values on talent representation and their entrepreneurship mindset, similar business model and passion for specialised recruitment practices and verticals. The company is a trusted partner, an industry leader and a great place to work, all attributes which are fundamental in the recruitment industry.”