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Our client is an entrepreneurial family office with diverse investment strategies. Their private equity team is now looking to hire an ambitious investment professional to manage new deal opportunities with a focus on buy & build investments in DACH. The new hire will join an established team with a clear mandate and significant capital to deploy and the chance to have a real impact on the firm's development. This position will be based in Zurich.
Take the lead on buy-out investments with clear focus profitable small cap companies (₠10-30M revenue)
Independently manage all aspects of the deal cycle - from origination and analysis of deal opportunities to due diligence work stream management and execution
Hands-on portfolio management, leading companies through internal and external growth initiatives, value creation agenda definition and implementation
Exit: Identification of potential exit routes, deal set up and managing the process to completion
Strong track record from previous private equity experience, preferably working with SME businesses
Genuine interest in the SME segment, as well as a wide network in the sector and more generally across the private equity markets
Native level German and fluent English skills are required; further language skills and pan-European experience would be a significant advantage
Ambitious and entrepreneurial self-starter with outstanding analytical skills and the drive to make a real impact
Low-ego team-worker with a hands-on attitude, who will take on responsibility and see deals through to the end