Senior Analyst - Secondaries Private Equity

Location: London, England, United Kingdom

Salary: Very Competitive

A prestigious Private Equity firm seeks high quality individuals at the Analyst 2-3 grade to participate in all aspects of the deal process. This role falls into their Secondaries team.

Analysis

  • Qualitatively and quantitatively evaluate potential transactions including performing detailed sector and company research and analysis
  • Conduct due diligence and assist with deal execution and transaction management
  • Carry out portfolio company analysis including valuations and financial modelling.

Structuring and Execution

  • Participate in the development of appropriate deal structures to meet sellers’ and/or managers’ needs in close liaison with in-house tax/legal team.
  • Work with the deal team and the in-house legal team to prepare and coordinate the execution of NDAs, offer letters, purchase agreements and other legal and transaction documentation.

Post-Investment Monitoring

Deal Sourcing, Marketing and Fund-Raising

  • Conduct desk research for marketing, deal sourcing and fund raising.
  • Build strong relationships with GPs/Investors/Consultants/Advisers

Qualifications & Experience:

Essential

  • Analysts/Associates within a relevant industry; M&A profiles are of strong interest.
  • Good transactional experience
    • private equity
    • funds of funds
    • pension fund
    • family office
    • M&A / corporate finance
    • leveraged finance
    • an investment consulting firm (finance focus)
    • as an investor/LP
  • Very strong analytical abilities
  • Advanced financial and business modelling skills
  • Fluent (written and spoken) English

Desirable

  • Solid knowledge of the Private Equity Secondaries market
  • MBA background valued 
  • Fluent in at least one other language with a strong cultural understanding of that country