Investment Director, Growth and Innovation Investor, Edinburgh, UK

PER, Private Equity Recruitment
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
29 Jul 2022
28 Aug 2022
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About our client
Our client’s mission is to support SME growth and innovation in the circular economy. It seeks to identify SMEs operating in Europe that require up to â,¬15m of equity investment. It has an integrated approach to measuring and reporting ESG factors and uses this information to support investee company growth. An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Investment Director to join the current team and contribute to the execution of pipeline investment, in the investment management of portfolio companies and in portfolio reporting across the UK, Benelux, DACH and Scandinavia. This individual will play a key role in bolstering the teams capabilities across Europe where the fund already have a successful track record.
What the job involves
  • Working collaboratively with the wider team to originate investment opportunities across Europe;
  • Leading the evaluation and execution of new investment opportunities including the preparation of investment committee papers, the review and assessment of due diligence reports and the review of legal documentation;
  • Supporting the partners in investment and portfolio management and taking lead investment management roles for specific investments within the second fund portfolio; and
  • Assisting the partners in the regular portfolio reporting process.
Who we are looking for
  • European language skills and cultural understanding across one or more NW European markets, principally Dutch, German or Scandinavian
  • Direct senior investment experience with a small-to-mid market European PE fund manager
  • Extensive experience and track record across multiple private equity, fundraising and M&A transactions
  • Strong and active network across the corporate finance and broader intermediary community, banks and other relevant organisations and hubs
  • Personable and comfortable working as part of a small, dedicated and highly motivated team and a friendly team player, willing to assist in all areas of office life