Private Equity Associate; London

Pan-European Private Equity

Ref: CP50327

Highly Competitive

Our client is a pan-European, high performing and growing private equity firm based in London. Whilst not a sector specialist, the team has gathered industry expertise in healthcare, tech/software, business services and industrial companies. The firm targets businesses headquartered in Western Europe and North America, have a distinct entrepreneurial culture and work closely with management teams to improve value creation.


In the context of growth, the firm is looking to strengthen the investment team at Associate level. The position would be based in London and the Associate would be involved in all aspects of the investment process, from origination, due-diligence and structuring of new investments, to portfolio management through to exit.


Relevant candidates will currently be operating at Analyst/Associate equivalent level within either M&A/Leveraged Finance within an investment bank or strategy consulting. Native fluency in a European language, in addition to English is an advantage. The following competencies and personality traits are required:

  • At ease in a somewhat unstructured environment and flat hierarchy
  • Entrepreneurial mind-set, drive, energy and proactivity
  • Strong business and judgement skills
  • Rigor and reliability
  • Intellectually integrity and transparency
  • Strong communication and sourcing skills
  • Dedicated team player with a strong sense of ownership, eager to learn and work with others

To apply to this role, please use the Apply button, or alternatively email your CV to Clara Perfect:, quoting the reference CP50327.

Please note that due to the expected volume of applications, we will only be able to respond to those candidates whose experience matches the requirements of our client. If you have not heard back from us within the next ten days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Walker Hamill has been the leading recruiter in the UK and European private equity space for 30 years. We work with a highly diversified client group, including buyout funds of all sizes, growth and venture capital investors, real estate funds, co-investment vehicles, secondaries funds and fund of funds. Headquartered in London, we have additional offices in continental Europe. For more information, please see:

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