Associate, African Focussed Private Equity Fund, London, UK Associate, African Focussed Private Equity Fund,  …

PER, Private Equity Recruitment
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Jan 22
Competitive
PER, Private Equity Recruitment
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Jan 22
Competitive
PER, Private Equity Recruitment
Associate, African Focussed Private Equity Fund, London, UK
REFERENCE:
9559 /34C

We are working with a fantastic Africa-focussed fund investing broadly across the continent in sectors including, Healthcare, Consumer Goods and, increasingly, Technology. They are looking for an Associate for the investment team in London. This is an exceptional opportunity to join, and play a crucial role, in this growing fund.

They have an impressive portfolio and moving forwards they expect to have an increased focus on Technology investments. They are currently investing from Fund 1, however, they are in the process of raising Fund 2 and as such this is an exciting time to join the team.

They are looking to hire someone who can act with a high degree of independence and is prepared to roll your sleeves up. You will have a great amount of autonomy and it is an exciting opportunity to chart your own destiny within the fund.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Source and screen private equity targets
  • Develop and maintain relationships with LPs and intermediaries
  • Help manage a buyside or sell side process
  • Help manage a due diligence process on private equity transaction
  • Prepare diligence materials and present investment recommendations
  • Build and maintain private equity transaction and portfolio models
  • Build and maintain private equity benchmarking models and reports
  • Support reporting and investor relations efforts
  • Centralize data in research management system and private equity databases for research and analysis
  • Travel for manager/company site visits and annual meetings

YOUR PROFILE:
  • Experience in investment banking and/or private equity experience in emerging markets with a preference for Africa
  • Private equity transaction modelling experience
  • Effective communicator with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong quantitative skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize, keen attention to detail
  • Collaborative team player


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