Nigel Wright Group, a Newcastle, UK-based recruitment consultancy specializing in the placement of professionals into the North East of England and the consumer industries sector in the UK and internationally, has received an equity investment of undisclosed amount from Baird Capital Partners Europe.
NWG operates through an international office network which includes London, Stockholm, Copenhagen and Paris, serving clients across a wide range of geographies throughout Western Europe, Asia, Africa and South America. Clients include blue-chip global companies such as Coca Cola, P&G, Diageo, Walt Disney, Heineken.
The funding will contribute towards the continued expansion of the company’s European operations and the development of an Asian practice.
NWG currently employs 100 people and expects to increase its headcount by at least 20% in 2011.
Following Baird’s investment, Nigel Wright, CEO and founder of the company, will continue to lead the management team.