Private Equity Associate

CapVest Partners LLP
Central London, UK
20 Jun 2019
01 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Established in 1999, CapVest is a leading mid-market private equity firm. The Firm's investment strategy is focused on identifying and managing investments in companies supplying essential goods and services. A patient investor, CapVest has established a strong record of success in delivering attractive returns by transforming the size and scale of its portfolio companies through a combination of organic and acquisition led growth. CapVest has raised in excess of €4 billion in commitments and has completed over 150 transactions. CapVest has invested in businesses in continental Europe, Scandinavia, the United Kingdom and Ireland and North America. CapVest is a firm of 10 investment professionals and has just completed raising its 4th fund of €1bn having reached its hard cap. They are growing the team substantially given their increased fund size and this round of hiring therefore represents an exciting opportunity to become part of a rapidly growing organisation.

Job description

- Analysis of potential investment opportunities including financial modelling, drafting investment committee papers and performing due diligence

- Involvement in all aspects of transaction structuring and execution

- Active participation in portfolio company management

- Preparation for and execution of portfolio company exits

- Unparalleled exposure to all aspects of private equity investing

- Salary of £70k-£80k depending on experience plus discretionary bonus

- Based in Central London - Pall Mall

Candidate Essential Requirements

- High quality degree from a leading university

- Ability to perform and deliver under pressure and tight timelines

- At least 3 years of post-graduate experience within a private equity firm

- Solid analytical, numeric and valuation skills

- Strong financial modelling skills

- Proficient with the following database / IT tools: Microsoft Office suite (Word, PowerPoint & Excel), CapIQ, FactSet, QlikSense, Bloomberg, etc

- Experienced in debt financing

- Strong writing skills (in English)

- Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Closing date for Applications: 17 July 2019

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