This is a great opportunity for a driven and ambitious individual to leverage both their personal and technical skills within a leading international private equity fund. This is a global private equity investor with significant capital under management and some of the highest returns in the market. They invest across Europe with a focus on technology investments with strong growth potential. They are looking to grow out their origination team in London and are looking for a German speaker to join their team.
Working alongside the Head of Origination, the position will have a key role to play in sourcing and screening activities relating to the generation of deals for the investment team.
As an Associate, the successful candidate will be responsible for researching and generating a presence within the private equity space. They will also be involved in sourcing deals, leading initial meetings with founders and CEO's to generate deal flow for the investment team. The role will focus across all funds and portfolio companies, with a focus on looking for the highest rates of return for the firm.
Sourcing deals for the fund, platform investments and portfolio companies
Connecting with C-Suite and other influential stakeholders in the market
Researching the market to help identify potential investments
Attending events to help network to generate new investment leads
Knowledge or exposure to private equity, likely from investment banking, consulting or another origination role
An affinity for technology
Good academic record with strong technical abilities
Knowledge of the private equity and technology industries
Proficient in English and German- both written and verbal
Strong relationship building and influencing skills
Proven project management skills and ability to juggle multiple tasks
Strong analytical skills and good commercial acumen