About METIS Search

Established in 2016, METIS Search is a financial recruitment company operating within the alternative investment, advisory and investment banking market.
The founders have worked together in the past and covered these markets for over a decade.

Within the alternative investment market we partner with some of the largest alternative investment platforms by AUM as well as "high potential" growing funds. For over 10 years we have focussed on recruiting into alternative investment strategies. Successful partnerships with Private Equity, Growth Capital & VC funds spanning a decade, continued placements within Alternative Credit, Multi-strategy & Hedge Funds and growing relationships with Institutional Funds & Pension / Sovereign monies we have the requisite experience working with all types of investment platforms and of understanding individual needs for investment teams, strategies and yield targets.

The founders of METIS Search also work with some of the most prestigious bulge bracket banks and leading boutique advisory firms operating in Europe. They have successfully completed individual, multi and team build assignments in London and across Europe, placing people across all levels from Analyst to Managing Director / Partner.

Whether it be a long established or new venture, METIS Search will offer good counsel, advice, planning and execution of hiring at junior and senior levels.

Our Coverage

Investment Banking & Advisory

Sector Teams
Country Coverage
Leverage Finance
Corporate Broking


Distressed and Special Situations
Mezzanine Capital/Unitranche
Direct Lending
Strategic Credit
Real Estate/NPL
Performing Credit (HY Bonds/LLoans)/CLO's

Private Equity

Large Buyout
European Mid-Market
UK Mid-Market
Asset-Led Equity
Special Situations/Turnaround
Growth Equity
Venture Capital
Fund Placement

Hedge Funds

L/S Equity
Event Driven

We work with candidates from the above sectors and those with the requisite skill set from Investment Banking, Consulting or equivalent who are looking to make a first move to such a platform.

If you wish to register with METIS Search, please send your CV to info@metis-search.com

The Team

Matt Horton

Matt Horton

Prior to founding METIS Search, Matt spent the previous decade working within recruitment and executive search for various firms specialised in assisting Private Equity, Hedge Funds and Investment Banks. Most recently he has led teams focused on Investment Banking and Advisory. He has experience recruiting across all experience levels and within multiple sector / product areas within Investment Banking and Advisory. Matt graduated with a 2:1 from The University of Manchester with a BA(Hons) in Accounting and Finance.

Direct: +44 (0) 207 824 5201
Mobile: +44 (0) 7971 104 357
Email: MHorton@metis-search.com

Chris White

Chris White

Prior to founding METIS Search, Chris spent the previous decade working within recruitment predominantly for an executive search firm where he started and built out the alternative investments practice. With experience recruiting transactional positions across a wide variety of investment mandates Chris has built a number of relationships with multi-strategy global funds to smaller AUM single strategy platforms. Chris has successfully originated and executed a number of retained searches and exclusive mandates with some of the leading names in the industry as well as successfully completing competitive / contingent hires. Chris graduated with a 2:1 from Exeter University with a BA(Hons) in Economics.

Direct: +44 (0) 207 824 5206
Mobile: +44 (0) 7947 233 510
Email: CWhite@metis-search.com

Adam Twydell

Adam Twydell

Adam specialises in placing fundraising and investor relations professionals with alternative investment funds and placement agents. Prior to joining Metis he spent several years working for a boutique recruitment firm and has built up a strong network of individuals from Analyst to Director level at a wide range of hedge fund, credit and private equity firms. Adam graduated from the University of Brighton in 2011 with a degree in Film Production

Direct: +44 (0) 207 824 5203
Email: ATwydell@metis-search.com

Sam Crowther

Sam Crowther

Sam focuses on mandates within Infrastructure, Energy and Real Assets. He works with banks, advisers and investors on mandates from Analyst through to MD level. Prior to joining Metis Search, Sam worked at Heidrick and Struggles as part of their Financial Services practice and for a boutique search firm with a broad focus across Alternative Investments and Advisory. Sam graduated with a 2:1 from The University of Leeds with a BA(Hons) in English Literature & Language.

Direct: +44 (0) 207 824 5205
Email: SCrowther@metis-search.com

Morgan Ward

Morgan Ward

Morgan specialises in placing people into roles within Investment Banking and Advisory. He joined METIS Search in 2017 and has completed a number of mandates for firms ranging from multinational Investment Banks to small M&A Advisory Boutiques. Morgan graduated with a 2:1 from The University of Edinburgh with a MA in Geography.

Direct: +44 (0) 207 824 5204
Email: MWard@metis-search.com

James Adams

James Adams

James joined METIS Search in 2017 having spent a year at a boutique executive search firm. He has specialised in working within Private Equity, Hedge Funds and Investment Banks to fill front office roles. James graduated from Newcastle University with a BSc(Hons) in Economics.

Direct: +44 (0) 207 824 5202
Email: JAdams@metis-search.com

Charlotte Perrey

Charlotte Perrey

Charlotte works with professionals from analyst to VP within the Investment Banking and Advisory space. Prior to Metis she spent time at a leading recruitment firm working in a similar market. She graduated from Oxford Brookes University in 2017 with a BA(Hons) in Economics, Politics and International Relations.

Direct: +44 (0) 207 824 5214
Email: CPerrey@metis-search.com

Get in touch with us!

METIS Search
52 Grosvenor Gardens, Belgravia, London, SW1W 0AU
0207 824 5201