Salary: Negotiable Location: London Years' Experience: c.8+
If you had the chance to join a prestigious new credit hedge fund, generating huge interest from global investors, and take charge of all fundraising, business development and investor relations activities would you consider it?
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 longstanding fund with a four-year track record. Whilst a second fund launched this year has more than ??100m in committed capital already.
This position is ideal for a successful fundraiser with experience in UCITS and Fixed Income Relative Value, who is motivated by joining a prestigious investment team and playing a leading role in their growth trajectory.
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 manage relationships with a small number of high-quality third-party-marketers.
To have c.8+ years' experience working at a hedge fund or more traditional asset manager marketing Fixed Income Relative Value 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, that has the capacity to allocate to low volatility credit funds.
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.
The chance to join an incredible, well-recognized investment team.
The opportunity to be a part of a sub-??500m hedge fund on the cusp of an explosion of growth.
A market-leading bonus structure that heavily incentives good performance.
A collaborative and rewarding culture.
If you would like the chance to join a prestigious new hedge fund generating huge interest from global investors, and take charge of the business development function. Please apply directly on this site.