Infrastructure Analyst/Associate

Recruiter
AXA IM LTD
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
15 Nov 2022
Closes
15 Dec 2022
Ref
17071722
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Key Accountabilities

Deal execution / Data collection
  • Leading due diligence (following AXA and AXA IM framework) of asset managers alongside a VP/D or more senior individual with a view to drafting committee papers and making a recommendation to AXA IM Prime and AXA GIE investment committees
  • Supporting a VP/D in closing of the investment working closely with AXA IM Prime legal/tax and structuring team to efficiently wrap investment opportunities. This will include subscription documentation including side letters
  • Reviewing co-investment opportunities proposed by third-party asset managers and make recommendations as relevant and lead the co-investment process until close. This could include reviewing financial models, overlooking due diligence reports (incl. technical, legal, financial, market, insurance...) and possibly contribute to selection of our own advisors incl. contribute to scope of work definition, offers comparison...
  • Possible involvement in secondary trades as we grow the franchise and depending on secondary team set-up. This could involve contributing to analysis of underlying portfolio companies of GPs, data collection for the benefit of comp analysis, performing sensitivities of those portfolios...
  • Possible involvement in infra debt co-investments in coordination with / supporting the AXA IM Prime team in charge of private debt. This could involve due diligence analysis of such co-investment, drafting committee papers and presentation of the opportunities at the relevant committees in coordination with a VP/D or more senior individual
  • Understanding regulatory, tax, legal components of the investments applicable to the structure chosen liaising with the relevant departments

Client relationship, reporting and fund raising
  • Contribute to the fund-raising effort alongside AXA IM Prime sales team through pitches preparation, performing research, gather comparable data and statistics...
  • Perform control over reporting tool to ensure accuracy of data reported and monitor portfolio and asset performance
  • Closely monitoring of investments made including performance and portfolio construction monitoring. Regular meeting with GPs, at least on a quarterly basis, shall be organized with sharing of the outcome/minutes to the broader team/CRM tools
  • Contribute to producing regular reporting documents (at least on quarterly basis) using AXA IM Prime reporting tool and asset managers reporting tool. Such reports will be shared with AXA IM Prime clients
  • Feed AXA IM Prime CRM tool to ensure real time information flow

Transversal activities
  • Contribution to the fundamental analysis of the infrastructure market segments and drivers
  • Sharing outcome of findings with rest of the team
  • Understanding ESG impact of investments and fit with AXA IM Prime targets in relation thereto will form part of the analysis
  • May be involved in screening and reviewing infra debt asset managers in coordination with the AXA IM Prime team in charge of private debt


Education/Qualifications
  • Master's degree in Engineering (with applied finance) or Economics degree
  • Fluency in written and spoken English; French a plus

Experience/Skills
  • At least 1 - 3 years of experience in structuring and/or investing in infrastructure assets and/or infrastructure assets financing
  • Successful experience ideally acquired from either private practice or in-house
  • Good knowledge of asset management environment is a plus
  • Good knowledge of insurance companies' investment constraints is a plus

Competencies
  • Strong team orientation with capacity for intensive independent work
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong writing and presentation capabilities
  • Emphasis on quality of analysis for clients
  • Excellent Relationship management