• Competitive
  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • PER, Private Equity Recruitment
  • 23 Feb 18

Associate, Growing Private Equity Secondaries, Zurich, Switzerland

Reference: 6168 /16F

If you’re interested in joining a fast growing, private equity secondaries firm and have Analyst level experience from an LP or from an M&A team in an investment bank, and are able to be based in Switzerland, this exciting opportunity could be perfect

Our client is an exciting, fast growing private equity secondaries firm, which is looking to expand its investment team in their office near Zurich. The current team is of a high calibre and remains lean so you will get great day-to-day exposure and responsibility. The firm focuses on a broad variety of secondaries investments on a global basis, ranging from straight sales to more innovative structures such as non-traditional secondaries (co-investments and fund-of-funds) and structured transactions. Oftentimes, these investments are directly sourced and more complex. This is a great opportunity to join an impressive, growing platform in an important role.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • You will work on all elements of the investment process with a particular focus on financial modelling and investment memo writing
  • To a lesser extent you will gain exposure to portfolio management and deal origination


YOUR PROFILE:

  • You should have prior experience from one or more of the following backgrounds: private equity secondaries, investment banking M&A, another LP environment
  • Strong written and spoken English is essential
  • You must be able to be based in Switzerland full time
  • Fluency in German is not essential although an additional European language would be advantageous

 

 

Recruiters Reference: 6168 /16F