Due to continued growth in the private equity secondary asset class, our client is looking to add a product specialist to augment the investment and sales / IR team. The role will act as a technical interface with clients on active fundraising, ongoing client engagement, and working closely with clients and the structuring team on creating dedicated SMAs. The role will be an integral part of the organisation’s secondary investment strategy in Europe and will be relied upon to articulate the secondary strategy clearly as well as the fund's distinct competitive advantages. This role will need a blend of both strong relationship management skills as you will be working closely with external LPs and consultants but equally important will be some investment acumen, understanding of private equity strategies (Ideally secondary investing, and some product development and / or investment strategy. In short the role can be considered a proxy investment manager.
You will need to have the following:
This is a Director level position and we seek an experienced investment or product specialist/strategist from either a fund of fund / secondary investment firm, investment consultant, asset manager, or Limited Partner (LP). We will also consider IR professionals with experience in secondary strategies and specialist secondary advisory professionals. European languages would be a distinct advantage.