Diversified Search has Acquired Storbeck Search and Associates

February 2020

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

The acquisition of Storbeck represents the third add-on acquisition since ShoreView’s initial investment in Diversified Search twelve months ago.

Headquartered in Media, Pennsylvania, Storbeck is a leading retained executive search firm that specializes in placing talented leadership in the higher education industry. The addition of Storbeck further establishes Diversified Search as a leader within the higher education industry.

Based in Philadelphia, PA, Diversified Search is a leading executive search firm that specializes in recruiting senior-level executives and board directors primarily within the 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 in its acquisition of Storbeck. To learn more about Diversified Search, 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 or entrepreneurial-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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