Menu

Team build out - Pan-European Private Capital Investment Firm

Ref: LB49141

Type
Permanent
Location
Mayfair
Salary/rate
Highly competitive at all levels

We are working with a new dynamic private capital fund, investing in both the credit and equity of European mid market companies.

They focus on proactively originating and investing in non-competitive opportunities and family- and founder-led businesses.

With an experienced leadership team in place and close to €500 million to deploy, we have been asked to help them build a best in class investment team to drive the growth of their firm. We are now looking for junior and senior investment professionals for their team in London.

Description

Role Description:

As they look to build their business, they are seeking multi-disciplinary professionals who are highly qualified to originate, execute, and portfolio manage investments.  They will operate with a flat hierarchy and small deal team, and seek candidates who are highly entrepreneurial and enthusiastic about origination and networking to build relationships with founders, business owners, and management teams.  

Candidates should possess strong quantitative skills as well as qualitative skills enabling them to undertake a high level of responsibility with respect to the screening of investment opportunities and deal execution.  Investment professionals will also take part in portfolio management and monitoring.

The role will involve generalist sector coverage, on a pan-European basis, therefore European language skills are preferred, but not required. 

Skills

Skills (Junior):

  • Exceptional business analytic and quantitative skills
  • Strong origination mindset
  • Experience in  investment banking, private credit, private equity, growth equity, or special situations 
  • Strong intellect and focus
  • Excellent financial modelling skills 
  • Ability to operate with limited supervision
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Dedicated team player with a strong sense of ownership; eager to learn and work with others
  • Undergraduate degree from a highly-regarded institution

Skills (Senior):

  • Exceptional business analytic and quantitative skills
  • Strong origination mindset
  • Buyside experience in private credit, private equity, growth equity, or special situations 
  • Track record of successful origination and/or execution of European credit / equity investments
  • Strong intellect and focus
  • Excellent financial modelling skills 
  • Ability to operate with limited supervision
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; hands-on experience with investee companies (Board member, Board observer, steering committee member, shareholder/creditor representative) preferred
  • Dedicated team player with a strong sense of ownership

 

To apply for this role, please use the Apply button, or alternatively, email your CV to Lorianne Burge: lburge@walkerhamill.com quoting reference LB49141.

Walker Hamill has been a leading recruiter of debt and credit investment professionals for 30 years. We work with a highly diversified client group, including Private Debt, Direct Lending, Credit Opportunities, Mezzanine Funds, Distressed Debt and Special Situations Funds, handling jobs from Analyst to Partner level. We have offices in the UK and continental Europe. For further information, please see http://www.walkerhamill.com/

Go back
APPLY FOR THIS ROLE

Search again