Asset & Wealth Management, EMEA Private Equity Team, Investment Team (TMT focus), Associate, London

Recruiter
Goldman Sachs
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Jan 2023
Closes
29 Jan 2023
Ref
18207555
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
ASSET & WEALTH MANAGEMENT
Bringing together traditional and alternative investments, we provide clients around the world with a dedicated partnership and focus on long-term performance. As the firm's primary investment area, we provide investment and advisory services for some of the world's leading pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, endowments, foundations, financial advisors and individuals, for which we oversee more than $2 trillion in assets under supervision. Working in a culture that values integrity and transparency, you will be part of a diverse team that is passionate about our craft, our clients, and building sustainable success. We are:
  • Investors, spanning traditional and alternative markets offering products and services
  • Advisors, understanding our clients' priorities and poised to help provide investment advice and strategies that make sense for their portfolios
  • Thought Leaders, providing timely insights across macro and secular themes to help inform our clients' investment decisions
  • Innovators, using our suite of digital solutions to help our clients address complex challenges and meet their financial goals
TEAM & ROLE OVERVIEW
The Corporate Equity business invests in private equity, infrastructure, and sustainability-focused companies. The group invests across a broad range of industries, geographies and transaction types. We pursue a strategy focused on long-term capital appreciation by committing to high-quality companies with strong management teams and actively supporting their development, with the ultimate goal of creating value and harvesting investments within a three to five-year period.
Associates in the Corporate Equity business are part of a talented team of investment professionals responsible for the acquisition and management of investments. You will be involved in a wide range of high profile transactions, which might include management buy-outs, take privates, add-on acquisitions, build ups, restructurings, recapitalizations and dispositions, with an integral role in the deal process and value creation strategy.
RESPONSIBIITIES
  • Reviewing and analysing potential investment opportunities, with a primary focus on the technology sector in EMEA, learning to develop and promote investment theses
  • Understanding and building up complex financial modeling for company valuation purposes
  • Undertaking significant due diligence responsibilities
  • Participating in structuring, negotiating and documenting investments, with a key contribution to prepare discussion material on proposed investments for Investment Committees
  • Participating in the monitoring of new and existing portfolio investments, creating trustful and solid relationships with management teams and partners at portfolio companies
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification and have an excellent academic and professional record
  • 4-6 years' experience spanning Investment Banking and/or an investing role in Private Equity, ideally within the technology sector
  • Strong financial analysis/modelling experience and analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to adapt quickly to a variety of industries and businesses and self-direct, analyse and promote independent investment judgments
  • Ability to interact and build relationships with a wide range of people, work effectively under pression and keen to take on responsibility
  • Open, flexible, positive and proactive attitude. Detail orientation and high motivation to effectively contribute to the team' success
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. European language skills are a plus

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS
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