Searchlight Capital hires former Hg executive to build value creation team

Amanda Good will lead development of an internal team and strategy to maximize value at Searchlight portfolio companies.

Searchlight Capital Partners hired Amanda Good, formerly of Hg, as global head of value creation. Good will lead development of an internal team and strategy to maximize value at Searchlight portfolio companies. Good most recently worked as partner at Hg where she led the portfolio team.

Press Release

Searchlight Capital Partners, L.P. (“Searchlight” or “the Firm”), a leading global private investment firm, today announced the appointment of Amanda Good as Partner, Global Head of Value Creation. Amanda is currently located in London, but will permanently relocate to the New York office in July of this year.

In this role, Amanda will lead the development of an internal team and approach to maximise value creation at Searchlight’s portfolio companies. Amanda and her team will work alongside Searchlight’s investment executives and portfolio management teams throughout the life of the Firm’s investments, from entry to exit.

Having spent the last 20 years in the private equity industry, Amanda brings deep expertise in all aspects of sales, marketing, pricing and customer retention, as well as significant experience helping companies with digital and technology transformations, and the use of data analytics. Most recently she was a Partner at Hg where she led the portfolio team. Prior to Hg, Amanda spent 14 years at Bain & Company where she worked in both San Francisco and London focusing on private equity clients, leaving as a Partner in 2014.

Speaking on her appointment, Ms. Good said: “I have spent most of my career working on value creation plans and execution for private equity funds. The partnership with management teams to build long term value is what separates the best private equity funds from the rest of the pack. Searchlight’s portfolio presents an opportunity to work with a range of high-quality businesses across the U.S. and Europe, and I am excited for the challenge ahead.”

Oliver Haarmann, a Founding Partner of Searchlight, added: “As private equity owners, value creation is at the heart of what we do. We believe that Amanda has the skillset and experience to play an integral role in helping us amplify the value of our investments and reward our investors with excellent returns. We very much look forward to having her join our team.”

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About Searchlight Capital Partners, L.P.

Searchlight is a global private investment firm with over $8 billion in assets under management and offices in New York, London and Toronto. Searchlight seeks to invest in businesses where its long-term capital and strategic support accelerate value creation for all stakeholders. For more information, please visit www.searchlightcap.com.