At Waterman Stern we try to add real value for our clients. Our passion for the industry, the specialist focus we offer, our commitment to providing market-leading research, our long-standing history in the market and our efforts to make the hiring process as smooth and efficient as possible all contribute to our continued success
“I found Waterman Stern and in particular Dale Shorey to be deeply knowledgeable of the private debt space, where he brought unique insight on fundraising opportunities in both the European and U.S. competitive landscape. Additionally, Dale proved excellent acumen in terms of helping contemplate stylistic fit to best match potential firms and roles/remits. I’d strongly recommend both Dale and Waterman Stern.”
“I’ve worked with Dale on a number of occasions. He takes a considered and thorough approach to his work. We have made excellent hires via his introductions and I have found him to be very hard working. His business has developed a sophisticated body of research to support efforts and I would happily recommend his business to others in Direct Lending”
“I have known Dale for several years, and I value his firm's specialization in private credit and the unique insights into market intel.”
“I have worked with Dale on a number of different occasions. He is always diligent in his research, and takes the time to understand the unique culture and needs of the firm.”
“Waterman Stern helped on a search and did an excellent job of screening candidates and managing the process”
“Waterman Stern has a very clear understanding of CLO and Loan markets. They track teams closely and have great insight into the Fund Management landscape”
“Waterman Stern stepped into a mandate that had drifted under a previous firm. Highly tenacious in their approach. Especially good at managing candidates through final stages of the process”
“We’ve used Waterman Stern on more than one occasion. They have a good grasp of the market and good research. The process runs smoothly, and I enjoyed working with them.”
“I have known Dale for over 10 years. He provides a trusted partnership approach, takes the time to thoroughly understand our business and needs, and thereafter delivers results with pace - all things critical for our business to maintain its competitive edge in terms of talent management. He is a go-to for our strategic hires in the European debt finance market.”
“I’ve worked with Dale in the past and found him to be engaging, discrete, and dedicated to his work. He has a good understanding of the private credit markets and worked hard to bring the hire to a successful close. He is clearly very specialised in Credit; this comes across when working together”
"It's clear Waterman Stern have studied and understood the liquid credit market in Europe. The participants, dynamics of the market and how each fund is structured. Happy to recommend them to others"
"I’ve worked with Dale on a number of occasions. He is astute, well connected, proactive, and acts with discretion. This enables him to make considered, well-informed recommendations and he has proven to be a valuable advisor."
Waterman Stern has been very helpful for us in identifying a new hire for our private debt investment team. They have a strong knowledge of the European credit market and identified several suitable candidates with a good fit with our search parameters. I would happily recommend Waterman Stern to other fund managers looking to hire private debt investment professionals.
“I partnered with Waterman Stern on an associate hire. I found them to be methodical, hard-working and persistent. I would be happy to recommend them to others”
" Waterman Stern managed to produce the ideal candidate profile that we were looking for. It was a pleasure to work with Dale and Eli on this senior analyst search"
“In assisting with the build-out of our platform, Waterman Stern has played a key role. The team, comprising Dale and Owen, undertook thorough and timely diligence through their vast network to present us the best talent that lines up with our business and strategic needs.”
"Dale and his team did an excellent job for us when we had to replace one of our most senior team members. They quickly understood the right candidate profile that would match our requirements both from an experience and team culture standpoint. We were introduced to several adequate candidates in a matter of days, and the subsequent process was managed very smoothly. A very positive experience"
Aris Constantinides, General Partner
“Dale was instrumental in assisting us in building our team. He is dedicated to his clients, spends time to understand their requirements and needs in-depth and puts his firm’s resources to work in identifying and securing the right talent. I would undoubtedly recommend him to whoever is looking to hire in the European debt space.”
“We found Waterman Stern to be highly professional. They are clearly very specialised in what they do and therefore add real value when consulting on a project. I would certainly recommend them to other credit funds”
“The team at Waterman Stern were set specific parameters and mandated on a targeted search. They delivered on a timely basis and introduced strong individuals, I would happily recommend them to others”
“I have worked with Waterman Stern on multiple hires. They are able to source great candidates, they run a smooth process and do an excellent job screening candidates. Waterman Stern delivered good solutions across a variety of disciplines, so I am happy to recommend them to others in the market.”
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