Altus Partners is delighted to be partnering with a leading Growth Equity investor into Healthcare opportunities across Europe. They are due to raise a new fund shortly, having developed a strong track record over the past several years since they have been established. The team has very successful backgrounds and are leading the way in the impact/ healthcare market. With growth in mind, they are now looking to add a further Investment Executive into the team.
The focus will be to work with the Managing and Operating Partners and other members of the Investment team in identifying companies that fit the investment profile. Then negotiate and secure the investment and help manage these companies once in the portfolio through to their exit. This will include, but by no means be limited to the following:•Maintain a robust knowledge of the life sciences and MedTech sectors by networking with key industry players•Identify industry trends in line with fund strategy in life sciences: innovative therapeutic areas, health economics challenges & opportunities, M&A activity, regulatory environment, etc.
•Identify, review/test & analyze the potential in MedTech ventures by being able to see the potential of the market, the management team, the technology and the exit pathway
•Conduct formal due diligence processes with particular emphasis on technology potential & risk for early-stage MedTech ventures, in coordination with the investment team
•Design optimal investment structure and negotiate investment terms, including valuation and governance rights
•Together with the Operating Partner, communicate and defend investment cases and due diligence conclusions in a compelling manner to the Investment Committee
•Continuously monitor the progress of potential future/pipeline investments
•Track performance of portfolio companies according to defined milestones and ensure strategic priorities are aligned with fund objectives
•Support management teams of portfolio companies in the execution of their strategy by i) taking a Board Director roles, i) identifying talent gaps and opportunities, iii) surrounding the respective management teams with industry experts/advisors from the network, iv) sharing best practices and experience from other investments and v) fostering external validation of the management team strategy
•Assess exit windows (via M&A mainly) thanks to knowledge of potential buyers’ requirements and appetite•Help facilitate exit discussions and terms negotiation
This is an ideal role for somebody who believes in the firm’s mission for sustainable and mindful growth and in being part of a smaller firm with an operating culture.
Required experience includes:
•Experience in investment analysis and portfolio management, ideally private equity
•Strong financial acumen & corporate finance
•Expertise in life sciences, preferably MedTech
•Resourceful to lead projects independently
•Interest & knowledge in areas such as cardiology, vascular, respiratory, neurostimulation, critical care, robotics/AI
•Bachelor’s degree preferably in Biomedical Engineering, Clinical Therapy Development, Health Economics, Route to Market, Marketing, or Product Development