Direct Co-Investment - Associate

London, United Kingdom
£92,500 Plus Bonus & Benefits
08 May 2022
17 May 2022
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
New Direct Investments:

Identify, evaluate and invest directly into operating companies.

Perform company due diligence that includes industry research, calls with management teams, research analysts and other bidders (if any) and site tours.

Prepare investment memoranda, generate detailed financial models and recommend investments to the Investment Committee. Assist in the legal negotiation and closing process for new investments.

Work with team to determine proposed structure. Identify and correspond with potential new investors. Construct evaluative capitalisation models & analytic scenarios. Assist in the negotiations with existing investors, management, and/or new investors to determine deal structure and valuation.

Portfolio Monitoring/Development: Attend board meetings/conference calls (where appropriate). Perform analytical work to support company-related events/decisions.

Assist management in identifying and corresponding with potential M&A partners - interface with investment bankers. Assist CFO in budget development, pipeline analysis, compensation plans, etc.

Initial preparation of the Manager's letter for such funds.

Review in detail the annual and semi-annual reports for such funds. Compile, enter, and monitor information pursuant to direct reporting process.

Additional duties include direct fund review and write-ups, updating exhibits and writing portfolio summaries.

Serve as 1st reviewer for unsolicited offering memos. Proactively seek new investment opportunities by attending industry conferences and events


At 2-4 years' experience of working in the private equity, investment banking M&A or corporate finance advisory sectors.

Ability to "think on their feet" with good commercial judgement

• High level of attention to detail, organisation skill and ability to multi-task and meet deadlines

• High level of verbal and written English communication skills (additional European languages a plus)

• Strong numerical and excel skills, including modelling experience

• Solid understanding of corporate finance (balance sheets, P&Ls, capital structures, etc.)

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