Associate (Private Equity)

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Brock & Decker
  • 17 Apr 19

Our client is a Private Equity player investing capital within mid-sized companies throughout Asia. Currently, they seek to add an Associate to their Hong Kong office. Ideally, it will be a native Vietnamese speaker to strengthen Sout-East Asia investment team.

The Role:

  • Overall responsibility for day-to-day execution and implementation of transactions assigned by senior deal team members
  • Coordinate with senior team members on investment opportunity assessments, structuring and financing processes and more complex transactions/projects (play a supporting role in negotiations)
  • Take responsibility for and coordinate junior team members in their task distribution. 
  • Implement and enforce transaction process management – assumes full responsibility for valuation and due diligence analyses performed by junior deal team members
  • Structure, coordinate and execute all due diligence work streams
  • Take responsibility for financial and operating modeling and valuation performed by junior team members
  • Take responsibility for all marketing materials and assembling (or drafting where appropriate) of all transaction documentation
  • Take responsibility for portfolio companies monitoring, including regularly preparing for and attending management diligence sessions and, where appropriate, portfolio board meetings (including dealing directly portfolio company management teams)
  • Begin to developing expertise in select industries in coordination with the senior deal team members

Professional Background:

  • Private Equity experience is essential.  You must understand how Private Equity functions and have a track record of closed deals.
  • Investment banking experience is a plus
  • Ability to build strong, positive relationships based on trust
  • Team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Native in Mandarin Chinese OR Vietnamese and fluent in English