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Associate, Private Equity, Direct Investments Group, Developed & South East Asia


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Private Equity
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  11844


GIC Private Equity (PE)
GIC is a global investment firm and has one of the largest and broadest private equity programmes amongst all institutions.  GIC PE invests across the Americas, Europe and the Asia-Pacific in a range of sectors including healthcare, consumer, financial services, TMT, industrials, infrastructure, energy and natural resources. GIC PE also invests through private equity fund managers.  GIC PE invests across the capital structure in equity, senior and junior debt, besides investing in secondary PE deals, restructuring & opportunistic credit and special situations. We currently have over 100 active relationships with fund managers and have invested directly in more than 1000 companies globally across multiple sectors.


Direct Investments Group (Developed & South East Asia)
The Direct Investment strategy in GIC Private Equity focuses on sourcing and investing directly in companies in minority private equity, growth capital, buyouts and structured capital transactions, typically taking minority positions across a range of equity and equity-like products. We are looking for a suitable candidate to join our Direct Investments team in Singapore.


•    Part of the Direct Investments Group based in Singapore, and will report to the Head, Direct Investments Group (Developed & South East Asia).
•    Will be involved in evaluating and executing investments in minority private equity, growth capital, buyouts and structured capital transactions, as well as portfolio management, board participation and exit.
•    To assist in reviewing, selecting and executing attractive investment opportunities efficiently and expeditiously.
•    Involvement in negotiations, deal structuring, pricing, due diligence processes, and legal closings.
•    Attend board meetings, interact with management and other investors on a regular basis, work on ongoing strategic initiatives in portfolio companies, and develop exit plans.
•    Be part of special projects within the firm as assigned from time to time.


•    Good academic qualifications with 2 to 3 years of work experience in a top-tier investment bank or PE fund.
•    Strong commercial judgement and experience in deal structuring, negotiation, execution and closing skills in direct investments.
•    Ability to oversee and work with various counterparties, including but not limited to external advisors and portfolio companies.
•    Strong written and communication skills; good organizational skills with the ability to multi-task (i.e. simultaneously execute and assist on multiple transactions).
•    Ability to work collaboratively in deal teams.
•    Experience and/or interest in working on deals across Developed (Korea, Japan, Australia) & South East Asia.

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.