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Head FIG/ Fintech Private Equity, Leading Emerging Markets Investment Firm, Zurich/Bangkok/Mumbai

Reference:
75328 /29D
We are working with a leading asset manager focused on emerging markets. The company is headquartered in Swizterland and has global offices in Europe and Asia. Its shareholders include a number of reputable institutions in the Swiss financial market as well as its own employees. The company provides equity financing to high-growth companies that are active in the following key sectors: finance, agriculture, and renewable energy. Other sectors are considered on a selective basis. Through its investment products, our client seeks to take significant minority stakes and takes a pro-active role in terms of adding value to the portfolio companies. Currently our client is looking for an experienced, dedicated and motivated Head of Financial Sector Equity Investments, based in Zurich or Asia (Mumbai or Bangkok).

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Lead the company’s Financial Institutions Equity Team, currently comprising five principals and five associates based in Zurich, Geneva, and Bangkok
  • Full responsibility for deal sourcing, due diligence, execution, portfolio management and exit processes across all investment vehicles with FI equity positions
  • Lead new product development in the financial institutions’ equity space in cooperation with product management, operations and sales teams
  • As a member of the Senior Management team, actively contribute to the further development of the company overall
  • End-to-end responsibility for the business line including the management of efficient cooperation with other departments, as well as internal and external service providers

YOUR PROFILE:
  • An extensive emerging markets (EM) private equity experience at a senior and mana-gement level, with an excellent personal investment track record and a focus on financial institutions
  • Track record of investing in fintech businesses
  • Investment experience in more than one EM region, ideally with a focus on Asia
  • Proven leadership skills with track record in leading multicultural teams
  • Fast-thinking and result oriented leader with a strong will to achieve ambitious goals and delivering results
  • Business, finance or economics degree and relevant further professional education
  • Highly reliable, flexible, self-reliant and with good intercultural skills
  • Excellent oral and written English, other languages a plus
  • Team player with a passion for impact investments
Location:
India
Switzerland

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