Associate, Specialised Private Investment Firm, London, UK

PER, Private Equity Recruitment
London, United Kingdom
02 Sep 2022
30 Sep 2022
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About our client
We are working with a highly entrepreneurial private investment firm based in London. Unconstrained by fund investment horizons, they favour a long-term approach to partnering with management seeking to make a material impact on growth and profitability within the portfolio. They are highly specialised within the retail sector and offer in-depth sector knowledge with genuine insight and value - the team have a wealth of expertise to offer and work in partnership with the portfolio. Focusing on a selected number of investments, it takes a profound approach to each opportunity, understanding all details of the business and its vision for the future. The team is small and dynamic, and by nature more entrepreneurial. It is looking for an ambitious and hands-on Analyst/Associate to join the team in London and contribute to all aspects of the business..

What the job involves
  • Provide support for the structuring, due diligence and negotiation of new investments
  • Drafting of investment memorandum and financial model
  • Assist in the execution of transactions, both acquisitions and divestitures
  • Monitor existing investments and provide periodic updates
  • Portfolio responsibilities with the support of senior colleagues

Who we are looking for
  • Transactional experience likely from consulting, corporate finance, transaction services or possibly a junior role in a private equity fund
  • Strong academics with excellent technical, commercial and financial modelling skills - high levels of numeracy, and be capable of examining a P&L and Balance Sheets
  • Strong interpersonal and team working skills and an ability to thrive in a small team environment. Able to learn quickly and engage with external parties confidently
  • European language skills, in particular French, are advantageous
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