Salary: ??100,000 - ??130,000 Location: London Year's Experience: c.8+
A credit-focused "Quantamental" (hybrid fundamental and quantitative) hedge fund, specializing in Fixed Income Relative Value (FIRV) is hiring a Business Development Director to lead the fundraising efforts. The successful fund targets steady returns with low volatility within a long-short UCITS structure. The business has ??300m in assets in their existing fund, whilst a second fund launching in early 2021 has more than ??100m in committed capital already.
This position is perfect for a successful fundraiser with experience in FIRV, who is excited by the challenge of joining a boutique hedge fund with huge growth plans.
To take charge of all business development and investor relations activities globally for the fund;
To devise the fundraising strategy to target a variety of blue-chip wholesale and institutional investors;
To build out a pipeline and raise assets from a global investor base who have the capacity to allocate to FIRV strategies;
To liaise with the current investor-base and keep them updated on the portfolio;
To help create high-quality marketing materials to attract the right calibre of investors;
To attend regular meetings and organize roadshows with potential investors.
To have c.8+ years' experience working at a hedge fund or more traditional asset manager marketing FIRV products;
To have a technical understanding of FIRV products and be able to discuss the strategies with investors as an extension of the portfolio manager;
To have a global network of relevant allocators, with continental Europe investors identified as a particular growth point for the fund;
An ability and desire to be hands-on with a smaller organization
European languages a bonus
To have excellent communication skills;
An entrepreneurial mindset and ability to work independently.
If you would like to be considered for this high-growth hedge fund, who's exciting team have built the platform for future success, then please apply directly on this site.