About E78 Partners
Your Element of Success.
One Company, Many Solutions
We are a one-stop-shop for middle-market finance and technology leaders, and their financial sponsors. We offer a distinctive set of services to help our clients operate high performance organizations to accelerate value creation.
Who We Are
Founded in 2016, E78 Partners provides solutions to help middle-market finance, technology, and private equity leaders accelerate value creation. With the deep operational and industry experience from over 450 associates, we form a unique partnership with every client to become the element of their success.
Why E78 Partners
We chose our name because we wanted to build a different kind of professional services firm – one that’s built on what we believe to be the four most important foundational elements of success. The right portfolio of services, designed to meet the most demanding client expectations, delivered by the absolute best talent, with a “sleeves up, by your side” client operating partnership experience.
Our Mission: To unify the elements of success
experienced People, proven Processes, and scalable Technology
to support change and drive value for our clients.
The Evolution of Our Story
With firsthand knowledge of how private equity sponsor and portfolio company CFOs must collaborate and co-exist, we launched Element78 Partners in 2016. E78—platinum is the 78th element on the periodic table—is based on the platinum financial playbook we’ve created for PE CFOs.
E78 acquired Outliers LLC, a Michigan-based firm providing finance and accounting services to private equity portfolio companies.
Moving closer towards E78’s objective to become the go-to-single-source partner for its clients, E78 acquired Stern Cassello & Associates, a well-established tax and accounting firm offering accounting support, including tax services to its clients.
E78 Partners expands its interim staffing resources for private equity firms, portfolio companies, and corporate clients by acquiring The CFO Suite.
E78 Partners expands its FP&A offerings and geographic footprint by acquiring Cadilus Inc. with the addition of its powerful DataPAx technology platform.
Further Global invests in E78, providing it with the capital and resources needed to accelerate growth and expand the company’s service offering and geographic footprint.
E78 acquires Executive Services firm NextLevel. E78 acquires Agile Fund Solutions, achieving $30 billion in combined assets under management.
E78 acquires Stride Accounting Solutions, specializing in Finance as a Service, and 9Gauge Partners, an accounting, finance, technology and M&A consulting firm.
E78 acquires Trillium Solutions Group and adds fund administration and finance and accounting outsourcing to its suite of services.
E78 acquires Tillman Private Equity Services and adds advisory and consulting services to its list of offerings.
E78 signs its first PE sponsor client, which leads to further business and specialization in dental service organizations (DSOs).
Two former private equity operations professionals launch a specialty consulting firm dedicated to serving the unique needs of private equity CFOs.
Hear From Our Founder
“We have a vision to build a different kind of professional services firm; one that’s built on what we believe to be the four most important foundational elements of success. The right portfolio of services built around specific client needs, designed to meet the most demanding client expectations, delivered by the absolute best talent, with a ‘sleeves up, by your side’ client operating partnership experience.”