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Associate, Private Equity, Funds and Co-investments Group

Location: 

London, GB

Job Function:  Private Equity
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  9324

Associate Role, Funds & Co-investments Group, Private Equity

 

GIC, one of the world’s leading sovereign wealth funds, is seeking to hire an Associate for its London-based European Private Equity Funds & Co-investments Group.

The Group is responsible for GIC’s relationships with Europe’s leading Private Equity managers, many of which it has backed across multiple fund cycles and multiple products. The Group commits to both buyout funds and growth funds, and co-invests actively, and meaningfully, alongside its fund managers. The Group has a large and diverse portfolio which will provide the successful candidate with a unique experience partnering with Europe’s most successful Private Equity firms, whilst also gaining exposure to a global Private Equity portfolio.

 

Responsibilities

  • Work predominantly as part of small deal teams to assess and execute Private Equity fund commitments and co-investments across various strategies, countries and industries
  • Present and defend investment proposals to Investment Committees
  • Help monitor and maintain relationships with existing managers and source potential new fund managers
  • Represent GIC at fund managers’ annual investor meetings and participate in meetings with the leaders of PE firms and the management teams of prospective co-investments
  • Work on special projects typically related to strategy, portfolio planning and portfolio construction

 

Requirements

  • A strong academic background
  • 1.5 to 3 years of work experience at a leading investment bank, consulting firm or in the Private Equity industry
  • Ideally the candidate would have had at least some exposure to the Private Equity industry
  • Excellent financial analysis and modelling skills
  • Strong commercial judgment
  • A team-player, with maturity, integrity and the ability to engage with senior counterparties
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Well-organised, hard-working, self-starter, with an ability to work independently

 

 

Our PRIME Values

Our PRIME Values

GIC is a values driven organization. GIC’s PRIME Values act as our compass, enabling us to fulfil our fundamental purpose and objectives. It is the foundational bedrock which governs our behaviors, our decision making, and our focus. It informs both our long-term strategy as a firm, and the way we relate to our Client, business partners and employees. PRIME stands for Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence.