Associate

  • Competitive
  • Londres, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • Non-disclosed
  • 27 juil. 17

London-based technology fund that targets dynamic and fast growth European headquartered companies. The Fund is structurally agnostic investing in venture / growth stages, equity only / leveraged buyouts, minority / control positions, and public and private equities.

Role Definition

The Fund works with small (2-3 person) transaction teams and seeks to engage the Associate in all aspects of the investment.  As such, the role consists of:

  •  Developing investment themes within the fund’s focus areas leading to sourcing opportunities
  •   Meeting management teams and conducting due diligence
  •   Developing operational and investment models
  • Preparing internal and external (co-investment) investment documentation
  • Supporting portfolio companies and board preparation
  • Exit planning and support

Required Skills

  • Fluency in verbal and written English as well as one other European language.  Preference for Swedish, German or French
  • Experience with operational and buy-side model building and with private equity investment structures and valuation modelling; strong excel skills
  • Adept at developing dynamic presentations in PowerPoint
  • Strong communication skills and ability to gain support for ideas
  • Interest in and experience with technology 

Previously, the candidate will have had analyst level training with a leading bank/boutique (equivalent to a second-year Analyst or first year Associate), private equity fund, consulting firm or the corporate finance department of a Big 4 accounting firm.

Desired Traits

The candidate should also be:

  • Analytical
  • Strategic and commercially minded
  • Able to clearly and concisely communicate ideas
  • Goal orientated and a self-starter
  • A team player with a focus on contributing to the success of the overall franchise
  • Mature with an awareness of her/his strengths and limitations 
  • Diligent and hard working