Private Equity, Fund of Funds and Secondaries

Investment Associate, European Private Equity Fund Ref 183

Associate, European Private Equity Fund We are now working with a leading private equity fund. They are now looking to add an associate to their team. The role will focus on both new deals and portfolio responsibilities, taking on duties on existing investments. The associate role spans the spectrum of a deal from entry to exit, including - Deal evaluation / execution - Deal execution for both new deals as well as add-on acquisitions for existing portfolio companies’ investments - Working with advisors on transaction diligence and structuring - Assisting with financings and associated capital raises - Contribute to investment judgement and deal pricing considerations - Prepare investment memorandum materials for the investment committee - Evaluate strengths and gaps in the management teams of potential targets -Portfolio & value creation - Assist assigned portfolio companies with activities such as new market entry, add-on acquisitions, refinancing or other value-accretive activities - Contribute to monthly board meetings & strategic agenda - Assist in management recruitment and preparation of incentive schemes - Prepare and execute exit processes & investment realization - Market research & deal identification - Conduct company and industry research with occasional presentations to weekly meetings - Build relationships in market and raise awareness to help source deals - Map out competitive landscape and acquisition target lists CANDIDATE CRITERIA: - Pivotal experience and expertise - Relevant experience (investment banking, consulting, transaction services) closely exposed to private equity transactions - Expert modelling (both operational and financial) and analytical skills demonstrated across several deals (M&A, restructuring, refinancing, strategic initiatives) - Availability and willingness to travel as needed. - Top academic credentials