My client is a leading, emerging fund manager boasting an impressive portfolio exceeding 1bn in Assets Under Management (AUM). Their financial acumen and strategic foresight have propelled them to unprecedented growth trajectories in recent years, placing them comfortably within the top quartile of global performers. It's not just about numbers but about consistent, top-tier results that have set them apart. This remarkable growth, however, isn't the zenith of their ambition. With their achievements as a launchpad, they're poised to further augment their capabilities, particularly within the credit. They will shortly begin raising their 2nd fund, which isn’t a mere addition to the firm's broader investment capabilities, but a testament to their dedication to versatility and innovation. The credit offering extends a comprehensive suite of credit structures tailored specifically to support rapidly expanding biotech firms globally.
The fund seeks an Investment Associate to enrich their team—a unique individual with a trifecta of ambition, tenacity, and a prodigious aptitude for numbers. The prospective Associate isn't just expected to fill a role but to elevate it. While the following tasks outline the core responsibilities, the position extends far beyond these boundaries:
Analysing company financial statements;
Developing detailed financial models with projections;
Assessing company capital structures and reviewing related legal documents;
Analysing company valuations using various macroeconomic and business specific assumptions;
Conducting interviews with industry experts and company management;
Performing qualitative business and industry due diligence;
Assessing strengths and weaknesses of various businesses;
Performing comparable company analyses;
Developing comprehensive investment thesis and memos;
Presenting investment ideas to portfolio management;
Participating in deal structuring, legal documentation and negotiations; and
Monitoring the performance of existing portfolio investments.
At least 2-3 years of experience as an analyst with a top investment bank within investment banking or leveraged finance;
Outstanding financial modelling and analytical skills;
Demonstrated competency in financial statement analysis, business valuation, accounting and finance; and
Healthcare experience or exposure helpful but not essential.
The successful candidate will have outstanding initiative and a strong work ethic;
The candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and
He/She will be team-oriented and must possess strong integrity and professionalism
Bachelor’s degree with honours from a top university or college