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Clairfield advises Whyz on the sale to Lincoln

Whyz, a leading Dutch agency in new generation executive search, sold a majority of shares to Lincoln, the French market leader in Talent & Career Management, backed by The Talent Club.

Whyz Executive Search (Whyz) is the executive search and interim management agency for the new generation of leaders. It focuses on internal supervision, executive and heavy specialist roles in sectors ranging from financial & business services to energy & utilities. Whyz, founded in Leiden in 2010, carries the international B Corp certificate for meeting the highest social and environmental impact standards.

Lincoln is significant in the talent management and talent representation consulting service industry. It has been identified as a key player in the executive search sector. Lincoln, founded in Paris in 1992, is backed by The Talent Club, an international federation of companies specialized in the management and representation of talent.

The acquisition paves the way for the international expansion of Whyz’s network. The newly formed proposition increases opportunities to provide multinational customers with the best talents worldwide.

Clairfield International acted as exclusive financial advisor to Whyz.

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