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Senior Associate - Secondaries, Co-Investments, Fund of Funds - Frankfurt
Arkesden Private Equity
July 2, 2018
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Our client is a leading independent alternative investment manager with currently US$11.3 billion in assets under management in private equity and real estate. Our client's core objective is to develop and deliver solutions in private equity and real estate that meet client specific investment requirements.
In both asset classes, our client seeks to leverage its global network, investment experience and the business relationships of our local teams on the ground. With professional teams based in Europe, North America and Asia, we seek to be our clients' advisor of choice in the markets where we operate.
Our client is currently seeking a Senior Associate to join our Private Equity investment team in Frankfurt. The successful candidate will be responsible for the evaluation and execution of secondary private equity investments and will also have the opportunity to work on primary and co-investment transactions. The Sr. Associate will be expected to source transactions, analyze investments, execute deals and assist in fundraising efforts in the North American market.
Specific job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Sourcing and leading due diligence efforts on secondary, primary and co-investment private equity transactions
Forming an independent opinion about the attractiveness of an investment opportunity and effectively communicating and defending that position both verbally and in written form
Monitoring the performance of our clients existing fund managers and portfolio companies
Developing a personal network to source new investments and assist in a deeper understanding of existing investments
Analyzing different market factors and their impact on our client's strategy and making recommendations given the current environment and future expectations
Training and mentoring junior team members
Attending conferences and annual meetings
Presenting investment memos to the Investment Committee
Conducting ad-hoc tasks related to product reporting, market research, internal requests and marketing efforts
5+ years of investment experience within private equity, transaction services or investment banking
Proven ability to represent the firm in written and interpersonal communications
Strong technical and analytical capabilities, including excellent valuation and modeling skills
An ability to manage projects independently and to completion