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AVP/VP, Investment Services, Deal Execution

Location: 

New York, US

Job Function:  Investment Services Private Markets & Finance
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  12193

Investment Services Private Market and Finance Department

 

The Investment Services Private Market and Finance (ISPVMF) Department leverages data and emerging technology to provide investment services and financial management on Private Equity, Real Estate, Infrastructure and Cross-Strategy investments, strategically and tactically. The department oversee the development and implementation of business infrastructural plans and operating models needed to scale GIC’s investments in the alternative asset classes globally.  The department is responsible for deal structuring, due diligence and closing, financial operations across GIC’s Private Equity, Infrastructure, and Real Estate assets, as well as tax structuring, corporate holding structures, valuations and financial reporting. The department also oversees the GIC Group’s revenues and expenditures.

 

The role of a Deal Closer in GIC is to work in-step with the investment teams to project manage the smooth and timely closings of investments within the GIC private markets. This involves clear and concise communication with various stakeholders.

The number of strategies covered by the Deal Closers, as well as the significant deal flow, requires extreme attention to detail and elite organizational skills. A general understanding of private sector investments along with creative thinking and proper time-management is vital in terms of effectively dealing with the complex nature of the deals and short timelines.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Liaison with deal teams on timing of new investment approvals and closing requirements to operationalize
  • 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 KYC / AML agents to receive and process equity transaction documents and funding on a timely basis.
  • Ensure accurate and timely funding information to external partners to facilitate closing
  • Collaboration with internal teams to ensure timely exchange of KYC documentation and funding for new investments, evidence of deal closings and resolution of any queries.
  • Upload complete records of closing documentation to the document management system.
  • Opportunistic ad-hoc tasks as assigned by the Deal Closer Team

 

Advantageous to have:

  • 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, governance, legality of deal documents and regulatory environment for private sector transactions.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks and deals at any given time.
  • 5-7 years’ experience middle office support in investment documentation/ structuring and operations
  • Experience as a paralegal will be considered an asset

 

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.