Investment Professional - Associate Level
About the job:
Apax is a leading global private equity advisory firm. For nearly 50 years, Apax has worked to inspire growth and ideas that transform businesses. The firm has raised and advised funds with aggregate commitments of more than $60 billion. The Apax Funds invest in companies across four global sectors of Healthcare, Tech & Telco, Services, and Internet/Consumer. These funds provide long-term equity financing to build and strengthen world-class companies.
We place excellence at the core of all we do. This means striving to achieve the highest standards of performance and seeking continuous improvement
The successful candidate will work on a range of deals in various locations with an emphasis on deals in “any given geography or sector if it applies”.
The work and challenges provide an opportunity for someone to make a real contribution and add value to a successful and well positioned investment firm.
Assisting in identification, evaluation and analysis of Investment opportunities
Primarily responsible for providing analytical due diligence, producing financial analysis, coordinating consultants and presenting findings
Implementation and monitoring of value generating changes at portfolio company investments
Working closely on a day-to-day basis with other investment professionals, portfolio company management teams / boards members etc
Presenting and reporting to the Investment Committees on specific investments
Assisting in all relevant activities relating to the investment process
Visiting portfolio company locations
Excellent academic degree in finance, business administration, sciences, law or similar from a top university
Outstanding analytical and quantitative skills
Exceptional commercial and business sense
2 – 5 years’ experience with a top-tier global investment bank / consulting house or private equity firm
Passionate, showing excellence also in extra-curricular activities
Resourceful, energetic, attentive to details and capable of multi-tasking in a fast paced environment.
Excellent interpersonal and relationship building abilities
Mature and self-confident with presence and credibility
Strong negotiation and project execution skills
Exceptional oral and written communication skills