Our client is a prominent professional investment firm backed by a single, highly successful & entrepreneurial European family with substantial financial resources. The firm has a history of identifying and developing global market leaders across a range of sectors such as industrial, technology and data space.
The firm's mandate is to exclusively take controlling stakes in established businesses - upper mid-cap and large companies, and drive value creation by partnering with management teams to execute organic and inorganic growth strategies.
The high-calibre investment team (6 people) seeks to bring on-board an Analyst to deliver on new deal origination and execution, as well as work alongside C-suite in portfolio companies.
You will work on the origination, analysis and execution of new transactions, both platforms and add-ons
You will take on a very active role in managing a number of current investment platforms by devising strategic planning and business plans, as well as specific operational projects
Through your own initiatives as part of a high-performing team complemented by the firm's strong global network of advisors and family's rich entrepreneurial legacy, you will directly contribute to the firm's vision of building the next generation of market-leading companies
Experience with a top-tier investment bank and/or major strategy consultancy; possibly combined with either Private Equity experience and / or experience in a high performing PE-backed business (Corporate M&A or strategic development)
You have outstanding analytical skills and great commercial judgement paired with a genuine interest in operational topics that are critical to building significant, sustainable investment value
The team is comprised of dynamic, entrepreneurial team-players willing to take a risk and so should you be. As a quick-paced thinker with impeccable communication skills, you possess the drive to develop your career in private equity plus the brain power, emotional intelligence and poise to convince colleagues & management teams alike
Native level German is not a requirement as the firm's working language is English, but you should be open to relocating to Zurich long-term and feel comfortable living and working there; some understanding of German is therefore helpful but not essential. However, excellent English language skills are crucial. Additional languages would be advantageous