Investment Manager

Small Cap Public Equities Asset Management

Ref: DC53026

Central London
£80,000 + bonus

Our client is a market leading specialist alternative asset manager, with assets under management approaching £8bn and high performance teams managing funds across both public and private investments, as well as investments in more asset backed investments.


We are currently seeking to recruit an Investment Manager to join a small team with an outstanding track record of investing in smaller listed companies, applying the principals, practices and disciplines of private equity within public markets. The investment philosophy across all strategies involves a focus on business fundamentals, cash generation, constructive active engagement, and a long-term approach. The Investment Manager will assist in origination of new investment ideas and ongoing management of existing investments; conduct research and due diligence on investment ideas and prepare investment papers and proposals accordingly; and develop and maintain relationships with companies, advisers and other industry participants. The role will offer real exposure to management teams, and the opportunity to invest significant sums at an early stage in smaller listed companies, at an early stage in their growth story.


Successful candidates should have 3-4 years relevant experience in industries such as private equity, corporate finance/advisory, M&A, transaction services or restructuring and may possess an ACA qualification. Ideally you will have a solid understanding of the stock market rules including trading and regulation and have strong financial skills including financial modelling and analysis capability. Key to the role will however be a demonstrable passion and aptitude for investment, notably in smaller companies, with a curious and questioning mind-set and fascination with what makes companies work. You should enjoy building relationships and meeting management teams. Candidates must be proactive self-starters, comfortable working with minimum supervision, who are hungry and possess the drive necessary to become experts in their field. You should be attracted to working in a competitive environment where there is no hiding from personal performance.

This is a genuine opportunity to become an expert in the world of small cap listed companies and make a contribution to supporting the growth of the UK’s listed markets.


To apply to this role, please use the Apply button, or alternatively email your CV to David Craig: quoting reference DC53026.

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. We are sorry but if you have not heard 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 over 30 years. We work with a highly diversified client group, including buyout funds of all sizes, growth & 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 further information, please see:

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