• Competitive
  • Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
  • Permanent, Full time
  • PER, Private Equity Recruitment
  • 16 Jan 18

Senior Associate, Dynamic Growth Private Equity Firm, Duesseldorf, Germany

Reference: 6171 /19C

An entrepreneurial growth capital investor is looking to hire an additional Senior Associate for their Duesseldorf office

Our client is a dynamic private equity firm focusing on growth investments in Western Europe. The firm has recently closed its latest fund and continues to enjoy strong deal flow in the consumer, TMT, business services and industrials sectors. They are now looking to hire an additional Investment Professional with experience in both investment banking and strategy consulting backgrounds to join the team at Senior Associate level. The position will be based in Duesseldorf.


  • You will work on the analysis and execution of growth investment opportunities in the DACH region. Taking on more responsibility over time, you will eventually lead deal execution and play a more active role in the origination of investments
  • On a day-to-day basis you will be responsible for financial modelling and due diligence workstreams but will be involved in the whole deal life cycle, including active portfolio management
  • Working in a small entrepreneurial team, you will be expected to think on your own feet and take ownership of deals and workstreams
  • The firm is looking for an Investment Professional with the potential and drive to progress to Investment Manager, eventually giving you the chance to launch a long-term career in private equity


  • Strong academic track record from a top tier university
  • Relevant work experience gained at a major investment bank as well as a leading strategy consultancy is required; additional time with another growth investor would also be welcome. Prior exposure to private equity and growth transactions will be helpful
  • Combining excellent financial skills with commercial judgment, you will be able to hit the ground running in this fast-paced working environment
  • An entrepreneurial team-player with a genuine passion for growth investing in Western Europe, who is keen to build a long-term career in the private equity space
  • Native level German and excellent English are required



Recruiters Reference: 6171 /19C