Intrepid Investment Bankers (Intrepid), a leading middle-market investment bank, announced today that it acted as the buy-side advisor to Russell Reynolds Associates (RRA), on its acquisition of Kilberry. RRA is one of the largest leadership advisory firms in the world with 600+ consultants spanning 47 offices focused on providing top tier leadership services to public, private, and nonprofit organizations across all industries and regions. Based in Toronto, Canada, Kilberry provides executive assessment, CEO succession, executive coaching and top team effectiveness services to key corporate leaders. Intrepid was retained by RRA to identify acquisition candidates focused on providing leadership development and advisory services targeting the C-suite, ultimately bringing Kilberry and RRA together.
“Bringing Kilberry into the fold will further bolster RRA’s top-shelf leadership advisory capabilities with some of the most talented consultants in the sector,” said Russell Reynolds Associates’ CEO Constantine Alexandrakis
“Intrepid and our Human Capital Management franchise are thrilled to have been chosen by such a high-quality leader in RRA to leverage our industry expertise to assist them in accelerating their growth plans via acquisitions, and we look forward to continuing our partnership.” said Jeff Becker, Managing Director at Intrepid.
“It has been a pleasure working with RRA. The acquisition of Kilberry will further strengthen their position as a leading provider of executive search and leadership advisory services to companies across the globe.” said Joseph Husband, Director of Business Development – Buy-side Advisory at Intrepid.