Investment Associate, leading mid-Market Private Equity fund

Job title : Investment Associate, leading mid-Market Private Equity fund
Location : City of London
Job-type : Permanent
Contact : Oliver Noye
Call : Oliver
Reference : J8674
THE SEARCH:

Altus Partners are delighted to be working alongside one of the leading mid-market Private Equity funds based in London investing across the UK and Europe. They have had unprecedented success investing into high growth businesses across sectors and have a proven track record as a result. They have an extremely flexible investment approach both majority and minority which has meant working with a diverse portfolio of businesses. With capital to deploy, they are now looking at adding an additional Investment Associate into the team.

THE ROLE:

You will be actively involved in all aspects of the investment process including Origination, Execution and portfolio management

•New investment opportunity screening and assessment

•Co-ordinating with bankers, lawyers and consultants

•Market and sector research across Europe

•New investment due diligence, managing external due diligence projects

•Preparation of investment papers

•Delivering portfolio value enhancement through to exit

•Monitoring performance and risk profiles of existing investments

THE REQUIREMENTS:

•Qualified Accountants with a minimum of 2 years of deal experience post qualification in either Lead Advisory, Transaction Services or Corporate Finance

•Private Equity experience is also an additional plus

•The individual needs to be a strong communicator, with the ability to balance competing priorities, build relationships and work independently with a keen eye for detail

•A fundamental understanding of investment valuation techniques – accounting, valuation and financial modelling.

•Ambitious and driven

•Strong communication skills both written and verbal

•Highly ambitious with maturity and the ability to keep calm under pressure.

•Degree from a leading university with a Bachelors and or Masters