Altus Partners are delighted to be partnering with one the leading healthcare investors. Given continued success in both fundraising and investment track-record, they are looking to add a further investment professional to the team.
Your role will be to support the investment team with rigorous scientific, clinical, financial and market/commercial due diligence. The role will also include support and leadership re: deal management and deal origination. In an organization where collaboration and teamwork is highly valued, the successful candidate will work closely with partners and colleagues across all geographies.
Responsibilities include, but are by no means limited to the following:
Identify new investment opportunities
Research potential targets for direct approaches
Manage the initial screening stage of an investment opportunity
Manage and contribute to the drafting of investment papers and other internal documents
Manage the due diligence work streams for potential investments, preparing analysis and financial models as required
Liaise and work with external scientific and clinical advisors whenever necessary
Liaise with external consultants, auditors and lawyers
Follow up on legal documents/agreements and communicate with relevant internal stakeholders
Serve as an observer or investor director representing portfolio company boards
Participate in the monitoring and evaluation of potential exit alternatives
Assist with due diligence of potential M&A opportunities
Participate in management and other internal meetings as required
You will be required to demonstrate the following.
Advanced educational qualification master’s degree, MD or PhD
Biotech banking/consulting or VC background
Exceptional analytical and quantitative skills, financial and commercial
VC experience (therapeutics) with evidence of good investment judgement and skill
Academic network and interest in early stage science
Continental European background and/or network
Pharma/biotech co. scientific or business development experience