Associate - Private Equity Associate - Private Equity …

Brookfield Asset Management
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 07 Apr 20
Competitive base & bonus
Brookfield Asset Management
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 07 Apr 20
Competitive base & bonus
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European Recruitment Manager
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We are seeking an Analyst / Associate to work with our European team to identify, diligence and execute distressed and turnaround investments. Specific activities for the role include (i) screening for investment opportunities, (ii) performing complex financial analysis and valuations, (iii) performing due diligence on investment candidates and (iv) presenting investment, restructuring or disposition recommendations.

Company

Brookfield is a global alternative asset manager with over $350 billion in assets under management. We have over a 120-year history of owning and operating assets with a focus on property, renewable power, infrastructure and private equity. Brookfield is a global organization with over 100,000 employees and operations in 30 countries in 5 continents. Brookfield is co-listed on the New York and Toronto Stock Exchanges under the symbol BAM and on NYSE Euronext under the symbol BAMA.

For more information, please visit our web site at www.brookfield.com.

Our asset management business consists of 5 business groups (Real Estate, Infrastructure, Power, Private Equity, and Public Securities) in addition to the Global Manager group which covers the corporate functions.

Department Overview

Our private equity business is focused on acquiring high-quality businesses with barriers to entry and enhancing their cash flow capabilities by improving strategy and execution.

We apply our global investing and operational expertise to create value, and partner closely with management teams to enable long-term success through operational and other improvements.

We also invest in attractive businesses through the public debt and equity markets or by providing financing.

Role Overview

We are seeking an Analyst / Associate to work with our European team to identify, diligence, execute and manage new private equity investments.  Specific activities for the role include (i) screening for investment opportunities, (ii) performing complex financial analysis and valuations, (iii) performing due diligence on investment candidates and (iv) presenting investment, restructuring or disposition recommendations. Optionality to get (part-time) involved in operations of portfolio companies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct company and industry research/screening to support the development of investment strategies and to identify transaction opportunities
  • Help establish the investment thesis and identification of value creation strategies and assist in developing ideas for transaction structure
  • Perform comprehensive corporate finance, credit and valuation analysis, including details financial modelling
  • Plan and assist with the due diligence process
  • Prepare investment committee presentation material and other transaction documents
  • Work in a flexible, dynamic, and team-oriented working culture that fosters collaboration and personal development
  • Conduct special projects, as required

Technical Skills

  • Previous experience in Private Equity or Investment Banking
  • High level of proficiency in Excel and superior financial modelling skills
  • Strong analytical skills and creative problem-solving ability
  • Additional European languages an advantage
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a very fast-paced environment with firm deadlines
  • Strong and confident communication skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail is essential; and
  • Self-motivated and proactive, both with respect to managing workload and own professional development.
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