Who we're looking for We are looking for someone who will be acting as an Senior Investment Associate in the PE infrastructure sector in Paris. As part of Schroders Capital Infrastructure (legally known as Schroder AIDA), you will play a key role in executing and managing PE infrastructure investments. You will have the opportunity to work on infrastructure transactions across several sectors, with a more specific focus on energy transition.
About us Schroders Capital is the private markets investment division of Schroders Group. With $65bn AUM and 498 employees, we cover a broad range of asset classes out of 19 offices globally. We offer our clients a combination of direct investment capabilities and broader solutions in all private market asset classes (Private Equity, Infrastructure Debt & Equity, Real Estate, Venture Capital, securitised products, Insurance-linked securities, Impact investing), through comingled funds and customized private asset mandates. As part of Schroders, we build on an established heritage, going back over 200 years, a long-term orientation and an adherence to strong values. To learn more about our infrastructure capabilities, visit www.schroderscapital.com/. Schroders Capital's infrastructure team is led by Chantale Pelletier and comprises 22 employees operating from Paris and London. With over $4.7bn assets under management (as at 30 June 2022), of which c. ???1.2bn invested in Equity Infra, it targets brownfield and greenfield assets in geographically mature markets, such as continental Europe and the UK, both through infrastructure equity and debt (junior and senior). The team focuses on three main investment themes: essential infrastructure, energy transition, and digital transformation - where the team has identified significant value creation opportunities.
What you'll do
Reviewing investment opportunities (and also potentially sourcing new deal opportunities),
Running complex financial models and simulating the impact of alternative assumptions
Identify, develop, implement key initiatives, alongside company management teams, to deliver business plans and generate value through pro-active asset management
Work with company management to deliver key strategic initiatives (such as financing-refinancing, new development projects, add-on acquisitions ...etc)
Identify and mitigate key asset risks alongside company management teams
Implement and monitor reporting by investee companies and identify material deviations and actions required;
Prepare and present quarterly reporting and valuation on portfolio companies to the Schroders Capital Investment Committee and to client investors
Assist Managing Directors and distribution teams in preparing and presenting marketing materials.
The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need
5 to 7 years of experience within Infrastructure PE, Private Equity, Project Finance, M&A.
Demonstrated track record of transactions in Infra /Energy Transition
Background in infrastructure portfolio management; possibly a banker with excellent infrastructure deal experience who is keen to move into a portfolio role;
What you'll be like
Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required
Self-motivated individual focused on growing the business.
Team working spirit - willing to learn and to develop in a team with a flat structure
The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help
Fluency in French is a strong plus
Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Schroders Capital is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious belief, age or socio-economic background . We value diversity and see it as a source of creativity and a way to get to better investment decisions, along with creating an engaging work environment.