Vice President - PE Secondary Advisory

E Financial Careers UK
London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
May 02, 2021
Jun 10, 2021
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Qualified



  • Key role in execution of secondaries and other GP-led transactions from start to finish.
  • Leading small to mid-size transactions depending on experience level.
  • Driving material preparation efforts.
  • Coordinating investor due diligence and interaction, including leadership of investor due diligence meetings and calls.
  • Supporting senior team members on strategic aspects of deals and managing challenges and issues.
  • Management of analysts involved in the execution effort.
    • Main point of contact for client on process / operational issues.
  • Significant senior client interaction during course of transaction, including participation in meetings and calls
  • Develop strong relationships with client peers
  • Develop relationships / credibility with clients above peer level
  • Origination
  • Supporting the research and identification of target clients, and maintaining relevant databases.
  • Pricing analysis of potential secondary opportunities.
  • Assisting in the preparation of pitches.
  • As relevant, participating in initial interactions with potential clients.
  • Driving due diligence efforts on potential opportunities.
  • Investor account coverage: develop and maintain relationships with key team members.

Experience required:

  • At least six years' experience of working in the private equity, private capital fundraising, investment banking M&A or corporate finance advisory sectors
  • Of these, ideally at least two years' experience of working in a transactional corporate finance environment (buyside or advisory)
  • Meaningful exposure to the private equity industry (ideally across both GP and LP landscape)
  • Some exposure to private equity secondary transactions highly preferred
  • Experience as a secondary market participant (buyside or advisory) a strong advantage
  • Strong interest in the private equity secondaries market with motivation to develop a personal brand within the industry
  • Track record of client and/or investor exposure and impact - having taken the lead with counterparty interaction
  • Ability to "think on their feet" with good commercial judgement
  • High level of attention to detail, organisation skill and ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • High level of verbal and written English communication skills (additional European languages a plus)
  • Strong numerical and excel skills, including modelling experience
  • Solid understanding of corporate finance (balance sheets, P&Ls, capital structures, etc.)