- Jason Mort, founder and CEO of The Omerta Group to head Kingsley Gate’s global financial services practice
- TOG purchase to accelerate Kingsley Gate’s presence in UK, continental Europe, the Middle East, and Asia/Pacific
- TOG, headquartered in London, also has offices in New York and Hong Kong.
Crescent Cove Advisors’ Kingsley Gate Partners has added to its operations by acquiring The Omerta Group (TOG), an international financial services-focused executive search firm. The acquisition has strengthened Kingsley Gate’s international presence, the firm said.
TOG is headquartered in London and has regional offices in New York and Hong Kong. Kingsley Gate Partners is a global executive search firm headquartered in New York.
The acquisition will support Kingsley Gate Partners’ strength in the US and will grow its footprint across the UK, continental Europe, the Middle East and Asia/Pacific, according to a statement.
Kingsley Gate Partners will expand its financial services expertise, mainly in asset management, with the addition of 50 global financial services specialists.
“To have a truly global financial services practice, you must be in three locations: New York, London, and Hong Kong,” said Umesh Ramakrishnan, Kingsley Gate Partners’ chief executive officer. “This acquisition strengthens our position in these key markets.”
Jason Mort, founder and CEO of TOG, will join the firm’s global leadership team and will head Kingsley Gate’s global financial services practice.
Kingsley Gate Partners has been backed by Crescent Cove Advisors since February 2022. Crescent Cove is an investment firm headquartered in San Francisco.