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Dallas  -  March 2019

Kingsley Gate Partners Announces Major Global Expansion in Latin America

Adds offices in Bogota, Buenos Aires, Caracas, Lima, Mexico City, Miami, São Paulo and Santiago

DALLAS – March 20, 2019 – Kingsley Gate Partners, the leader in retained executive search that scientifically helps ensure a lasting fit between its clients and placed candidates, today announced that it expanded its global presence through the strategic acquisition of leading Latin American executive search firm CPGroup Latam.

“We’re excited to welcome our Latin American colleagues.” said Nancy Albertini, Office of the CEO (OCEO), Kingsley Gate Partners.”Our growth strategy supports the needs of our global clients by providing them with functional and vertical expertise, as well as access to professionals that bring local knowledge to the table.”

Through this acquisition, Kingsley Gate Partners continues its global expansion by adding 14 partners across eight offices including Bogota, Colombia; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Caracas, Venezuela; Lima, Peru; Mexico City, Mexico; São Paulo, Brazil; Santiago de Chile; and Miami, Florida. CPGroup Latam previously operated under an affiliation agreement with Caldwell Partners International Inc., which was mutually terminated on February 28, 2019.

“With this acquisition, Kingsley Gate Partners will bring the technology and science that is revolutionizing the executive search industry to this important, growing region” stated Umesh Ramakrishnan, OCEO.

Buster Houchins, OCEO, added, “Having worked previously with many of CPGroup’s partners, it became an easy decision to pursue this acquisition. We share the same values and business ethics, including a passion for leveraging science and technology in servicing the needs of our global clients.”

Nestor D’Angelo, one of the Senior Partners in Latin America stated, “The executive search industry is going through a major transformation, and Kingsley Gate Partners is leading that change by combining science and technology with savvy, experienced executive search consultants. We have an in-depth understanding of Latin America, coupled with state-of-the-art cloud-based mobile tools developed by Kingsley Gate Partners, which will help ensure a lasting fit between our clients and our placed candidates.”

About Kingsley Gate Partners
Transforming the world of retained executive search, Kingsley Gate Partners leverages the scientific interviewing approach of its Synchronous Fit® framework, deep industry insights of a world class cadre of consultants and state-of-the-art technology to deliver greater accountability, accuracy, velocity and transparency that ensures a lasting strategic fit between executives and clients. Headquartered in Dallas, the partnership employs search consultants worldwide with expertise in private equity, life sciences, financial services, technology, manufacturing and professional services. The firm works with best of breed organizations in over 23 countries. For more information, go to

Editorial contact:
Natalie Bennett
Kingsley Gate Partners
Phone: 216.930.4895
Email: [email protected]