Diversified Search Group Has Acquired Alta Associates

March 2022

The Partners of ShoreView are pleased to announce that Diversified Search Group, a ShoreView portfolio company, has acquired Alta Associates, (“Alta”).

Headquartered in New Jersey, Alta is a leading executive search firm that specializes in placing talented leadership in the cybersecurity and technology industries. As a part of the acquisition, the Executive Women’s Forum (EWF), Alta Associates’ professional membership organization, will operate under the banner of Diversified Search Group. Founded in 2002, the EWF is a professional membership organization for women in cybersecurity, risk management, and data privacy.

The acquisition of Alta represents Diversified Search Group’s fourth acquisition since ShoreView’s initial investment.

Based in Philadelphia, PA, Diversified Search Group is a leading executive search firm that specializes in recruiting senior-level executives and board directors primarily within the corporate (including cybersecurity and IT), healthcare, life sciences, higher education, and non-profit industries. The Company is a recognized leader in gender and cultural diversity recruiting, serving a wide variety of corporations, universities, and non-profit organizations.

ShoreView assisted Diversified Search Group in its acquisition of Alta. To learn more about Diversified Search Group, visit its website at www.diversifiedsearch.com.

About ShoreView

Founded in 2002, ShoreView is a Minneapolis-based private equity firm that has raised over $1.3 billion of committed capital across four funds.   ShoreView partners with family and entrepreneur-owned companies across many sectors, including engineered products, distribution, industrial services, business services, healthcare, and niche consumer products.  Shoreview structures a variety of acquisition, recapitalization and build-up transactions, typically in businesses with revenues ranging between $20 million and $300 million.


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