Vice President - PE Secondary Advisory

Employer
E Financial Careers UK
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
May 02, 2021
Closes
Jun 10, 2021
Ref
1970871325
Job Role
Other
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Qualified

Primary

responsibilities:

  • 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.)