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German Speaking Associates, Family Office Private Equity, Zurich, Switzerland

74808 /19G
Our client is a major European industrial family office with substantial financial resources and a strong track record of developing global market leaders across a range of industries. As part of wide-reaching investment strategy, the firm invests into lower mid-cap companies in Europe and additionally co-invests alongside major private equity investors into larger companies. Their Zurich-based deal team is now looking to bring on board additional Associates to work across all aspects of the deal life cycle. Strong strategy consulting or Big Four accounting firm candidates will have the chance to build a long-term career in private equity and develop a great network in the market.

  • Work on the origination, analysis and execution of new deal opportunities and make investment recommendations to the family
  • On a day-to-day basis, be responsible for in-depth financial analysis and for managing due diligence work streams
  • Take on more responsibility over time and eventually be expected to lead all aspects of the deal analysis and execution, including negotiations

  • Prior experience at a major strategy consultancy, Big Four accounting firm, investment bank or another private equity firm. Ideally, you have had initial exposure to private equity transactions already as an adviser or investor
  • A strong academic track record from a top university
  • Excellent analytical skills and great commercial judgement combined with a hands-on attitude
  • Working directly for the family’s senior members, you need to be a confident and professional communicator with the ability to build long-term relationships in the market and actively drive the investment process
  • Native level German and fluent English are required


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