Investment Analyst - Special Situations

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London, United Kingdom
Competitive/Market Leading
24 Jun 2022
19 Jul 2022
Job Function
Credit Analysis
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Role: Investment Analyst - Special Situations

The Team:

This unique opportunity offers a chance for an aspirational and ambitious Investment Analyst tto join a team that prides itself on differentiating their approach to other investment firms, founded on entrepreneurialism; creative thinking and innovation are the at the cultural foundation of the business.

The firm's investment strategy comprises of a broad access to capital (including private pools, sovereign and institutional investors) bespoke investment solutions and deep experience and knowledge across the firm allowing for optimised execution for each transaction along with operational expertise.

They actively manage their portfolio assets working closely with management to restructure, develop and drive growth of the business to maximise value for all stakeholders.

  • In depth credit analysis and due diligence
  • Performing detailed financial and market research and analysis
  • Preparing various complex financial models including cash flow analysis and LBO
  • Preparing investment committee memos
  • Preparing presentations and pitches for internal and external use
  • Analysing investment performance including maintaining and updating investment valuations and financial models as well as keeping track of relevant current market activities
  • Assisting in negotiating and preparing the legal documentation
  • Assisting in investment closings and structuring investment process
  • Meeting with management teams and sponsors when assessing new investment opportunities and monitoring the existing portfolio
  • Additional duties include providing direct support as deemed necessary by senior portfolio management and investors

  • Relevant Bachelor's degree required from a top tier institution
  • Strong intellect with excellent quantitative, financial and analytical skills
  • Genuine passion and interest in Special Situations financing and VC investment
  • 2-5 years' experience from an investment banking background in either restructuring, M&A or leveraged finance/and or within buyside credit
  • Advanced MS Excel modelling and MS PowerPoint skills (tested during application process)
  • Entrepreneurial and relationship driven

  • Professional qualification (such as CFA, ACA etc)
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