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Associate, Integrated Strategies Group

Location: 

Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Integrated Strategies Group
Job Type:  Contract
Req ID:  7803

 

Integrated Strategies Group (ISG)
 

The Integrated Strategies Group’s objective is to enhance GIC’s alpha-generation. ISG builds strategic relationships with key industry players to identify new investment opportunities as well as enable investments alongside other groups within GIC.

ISG is focused on:

  • Broadening GIC’s investment opportunities by engaging in targeted sourcing and business development, and evaluating unconventional and large deals.
  • Evaluating deals across the capital structure, whether that is public or private, debt or equity or funds.
  • Harnessing GIC’s existing capabilities and internal resources to identify and execute deals with other groups.
  • Helping to build GIC’s direct-investing capabilities, in particular to act as a flexible solution provider with long-term capital and well-regarded investing skills.
  • Investigating and investing in new investment frontiers with GIC’s New Investment Ideas initiative.

 

We are looking for a suitable Associate to join the ISG team on a 2-year fixed-term contract (full employment terms & benefits). Preferred candidates are likely to be pre-MBA or pre-postgraduate and intend to pursue other opportunities after two years.

Responsibilities

  • Evaluating deals and developing investment proposals, backed by primary research, financial models and analysis.
  • Assisting the team leads in sourcing, structuring, recommending and closing new deals, including due diligence and legal documentation. This may be in partnership with the public and private markets asset classes.
  • Assessing new themes and their relevance for GIC with a focus on generating potential investment opportunities.
  • Facilitating collaboration with other investment groups.


Requirements

  • At least two years’ experience in either investment banking, public equities or/and private equity investments.
  • Strong financial and analytical skills. Experienced in building financial models for valuation and financial returns analysis. The candidate should be detailed-oriented and prepared to run financial analysis with guidance from the deal team.
  • An understanding of macro themes and how these can generate investment opportunities.
  • An ability to connect the dots, with strong written and presentation skills.
  • An ability to work collaboratively and foster internal and external relationships.
     

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.