Investment Professional - Associate Level

Company/ Firm Name

Apax partners

Location

London, UK

Published Date

14 January 2022

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




Qualifications



  • 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