• Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • PER, Private Equity Recruitment
  • 15 Nov 17

Investment Director, Leading European Impact Fund, London

Reference: 5925 /9C

One of Europe’s leading impact funds is looking for an Investment Director. You will be a senior member of the team and help run the fund in London

We're working with one of Europe’s leading impact funds and are helping them hire an Investment Director. Impact investment in Europe has grown into a mainstream alternative investment product, and attracts exceptional investors into the space. Impact funds invest in businesses that make a positive Impact on society alongside financial returns. This is a senior position and you will play an active role in running the fund. You will need to demonstrate a track record of making investments, and a genuine interest in the Impact sector


  • Originate opportunities from a variety of sources
  • Take a lead role in executing transactions
  • Work closely with portfolio companies, help them scale and ultimately reach an exit
  • Work within the funds strategy, ensuring the target companies can generate high social impact as well as strong financial returns
  • Manage, coach and mentor more junior colleagues
  • Help promote the fund, and raise additional capital


  • Demonstrable enthusiasm and understanding of the Impact space
  • A network in the UK from which to originate opportunities
  • Significant experience of growth or late venture stage private equity investing
  • A track record of having led a minimum of two deals
  • Worked closely with portfolio companies, preferably as a board member, providing strategic advice. Ideally worked on exits
  • Experience of, and an interest in, working with and developing more junior colleagues



Recruiters Reference: 5925 /9C


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