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Principal, Global Mid-Market Private Equity, Zurich, Switzerland


REFERENCE:
9041 /19G

Our client is a major international asset manager that is looking for a Principal to join their direct private equity investment team. They invest into SMEs in developed economies (Europe, Asia and the US) in non-cyclical sectors such as Food, Healthcare, B2B Services. They aim at taking majority participations, and initiate sound value creation initiatives in their portfolio companies, before exiting within a reasonable timeframe.

 

The role allows for a clear track to Partner level in the near future and is therefore a key position in their organisation. The team will deploy capital out of a fund currently being raised from an international and diversified Institutional client base, and the incoming investor will have oversight of the whole investment cycle, value creation initiatives, and manage exits.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Source and lead the execution of direct investment opportunities globally.
  • Quantitative and qualitative investment analysis, diligence, structuring and negotiations through to closing.
  • Monitor and drive value creation in portfolio companies leading them to a successful exit eventually.
  • Manage and mentor junior investment professionals.

 

YOUR PROFILE:

  • Significant direct transaction experience gained at a major private equity house.
  • Previous exposure to the whole deal life cycle – from origination and analysis to structuring and negotiation through to closing of deals.
  • Outstanding analytical skills and a passion to drive projects forward independently as well as a strong sense of entrepreneurship
  • Degree from a major institution.
  • Fluent English, any other language an asset.

LOCATION:
Switzerland
SECTOR:
Private Equity
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