UK Investment Director

  • Competitive Basic + Bonus + Carry
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Walker Hamill
  • 24 Nov 17 2017-11-24

Our client is a leading pan-European Private equity fund with approx €1bn in AUM. With a recently raised larger fund in place, they are now seeking a Director to help lead the UK investments.

Origination and deal sourcing: You will be overseeing the UK market (whilst occaissionally supporting on non-UK deals) and will be in charge of identifying target investments and generating proprietary deal flow in this region. Activities will include conducting desk research, working with consultants and other intermediaries, developing a network of industry experts and managers, attending conferences, etc. 
Execution of transactions: You will be responsible for the execution of transactions – both new platforms as well as follow-on investments. Among other things, this will include coordinating appropriate commercial, financial and legal due diligence, managing third-party advisors, overseeing sophisticated financial models, arranging debt financing, reviewing legal documents, negotiating management packages as well as preparing and presenting recommendations to the Investment Committee. 
Portfolio management: Once a transaction has been completed, you will remain involved with the business and sit on its board of directors. 

Successful candidates will have several years experience operating as an investment professional within a UK based Private Equity fund.