Reference: 75042 /5H Our client is a small, management-owned fund operating with the venture capital LP space. It has raised and deployed three funds, utilising a traditional fund-of-funds model within venture and growth equity and more recently focused on a niche and differentiated secondaries strategy. As part of this secondary direct strategy, it can buy interests in individual venture capital or private equity-backed businesses to provide growth capital. It can also acquire portfolios of businesses to provide liquidity for LPs or fund restructuring solutions for GPs.
Given the success of the strategy, increased deal flow and the plans to raise a bigger fund in the near future, it is looking to expand the deal doing capacity of the group by hiring an Associate to join the small and highly active investment team.
This role will suit an entrepreneurial candidate with a willingness to join a fast-moving and growing business in a niche market with excellent opportunity to work on unique deals.
Contribute to and lead both financial and commercial due diligences on deals
Gain exposure across all aspects of the deal execution through to completion and support seniors along the process
Attend management meetings with the wider team
Work with the deal team to create bespoke investment structures and solutions that fit the team's mandate and suit that of partner GPs
As you build on experience and execution, you will also be expected to contribute to deal sourcing by representing the fund in meetings with potential partner GPs.
Analyst / Associate-level experience within corporate finance, investment banking or a buy-side institution
Strong modelling and valuations skills
Familiarity with venture investing will be a plus
Demonstrable project management and deal execution skills
Confident English communicator with excellent people skills
Internal Number: 5691767
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