Private Equity Associate; Mid-Market, Pan-European, Generalist; London

Ref: TR50594

Competitive Base Salary + Discretionary Bonus

Our client, a leading international private equity firm, are building a new mid-market private equity team focusing on investment opportunities in Western Europe. The team are now looking to add associates having brought together an experienced team of investors at mid and senior levels. The associate position will work directly alongside senior colleagues throughout the investment cycle, across origination, execution and portfolio management / monitoring. Candidates should consequently have a combination of strong technical skills, sound commercial acumen and possess the confidence to exchange ideas freely within a small, meritocratic team.


Associates are involved across all aspects of the investment cycle, working directly with senior team members to assist in:

  • Research and evaluation of investment opportunities
  • Deal structuring and negotiation
  • Deal execution
  • Portfolio monitoring and management


Candidates should ideally have 2-3 years prior experience in mergers & acquisitions or management consulting. European language skills are not required but are advantageous. Candidates must have the right to work in the UK without restriction, and should be professionally fluent in English.

To apply for this role, please use the Apply button, or alternatively, email your CV to Tom Redhead: tredhead@walkerhamill.comquoting reference TR50594.

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 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 more information, please see

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