Associate, Transaction Management, Private Equity (2-Year Contract)


London, GB

Job Function:  Private Equity
Job Type:  Contract
Req ID:  15790

Associate, Transaction Management, Private Equity (2-Year Contract)

GIC is one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds. With over 2,000 employees across 11 offices around the world, we invest in more than 40 countries globally across asset classes and businesses. Working at GIC gives you exposure to an extraordinary network of the world’s industry leaders. As a leading global long-term investor, we Work at the Point of Impact for Singapore’s financial future, and the communities we invest in worldwide.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

The Investment Services and Transaction Management team leverages data and emerging technology to provide investment services and transaction management services to the Private Equity investment teams globally. The role of the Transaction Management team in GIC is to work in-step with the investment teams to project manage the smooth and timely closing of investments within the GIC Private Equity strategies. This involves general understanding of the alternative investment sector, legal documentation and concise communication with various stakeholders.


The number of strategies covered by the Transaction Management team, as well as the significant deal flow, requires extreme attention to detail, elite organisational and time-management skills. Altogether, these are vital to be effective in dealing with the complex nature of the deals and short timelines.


What will you do as an Associate, Transaction Management:

  • Go-to resource for all process queries or application of processes /policies

  • Be the main middle office point of contact for external counterparties such as counsels, custodians and admin agents for all,  KYC / AML clearances and query resolution

  • Collaboration with internal teams to ensure timely exchange of KYC documentation and funding for new investments, evidence of deal closings and resolution of any related queries.

  • Upload complete records of closing documentation to the document management system.

  • Maintenance of correct contacts lists for all investments

  • Assist with notarisation of documents and procuring signatures as required

  • Assist with departmental data collection initiatives

  • Opportunistic ad-hoc tasks as assigned by the Transaction Management Team


What skills or qualifications should you possess in this role:

  • General familiarity of the investment sector and general knowledge of private sector investing

  • Awareness documentation of private transactions, company secretarial practices and the nuances of PE transactions

  • Appreciation of the commercial, regulatory environment for private sector transactions.

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks and deals at any given time.

  • 3 – 4 years’ experience middle office support in investment documentation/ structuring and operations


Work at the Point of Impact

We need to be forward-looking to attract the right people to help us become the Leading Global Long-Term Investor. Join our ambitious, agile, and diverse teams - be empowered to push boundaries and pursue innovative ideas, share your views, and be heard. Be anchored on our PRIME Values: Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence, which guides us in how we make our day-to-day decisions. We strive to inspire. To make an impact.


GIC is a Great Place to Work
At GIC, we believe sustainable high performance is driven by high expectations and a commitment to excellence, as well as empowerment and flexibility. As such, we currently operate under a hybrid model in which most employees spend 4 days in office and 1 day working from home each week. This balance allows us to preserve the ‘office as a hub’ for ideation, professional growth, and interpersonal connection, while giving our employees the flexibility to do their best work and be their best selves.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

All applicants who qualify for the role will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, socio economic background or disabilities. GIC (Europe) is signed up to the Halo Code and a Disability Confident Employer. Please email at any point of the application or interview process if adjustments need to be made due to a disability.  

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.