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Associate/AVP, Private Equity, Global Investments, Strategy & Risk - Technology and Digital Assets

Location: 

Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Private Equity
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  12821

 

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, technology, media and telecommunications (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.
 
The Global Investments, Strategy and Risk (GISR) group is based in Singapore and plays a key role in supporting the Infrastructure Chief Investment Officer (CIO), Private Equity CIO and senior management as they evaluate investments, develop investment strategy, and define the role of Infrastructure and PE within the broader GIC portfolio.  The GISR team is comprised of a diverse range of nationalities and backgrounds, including individuals with prior experience in investment banking, consulting, operations and private equity investing. 

 

We are looking for an Associate/AVP to join the team in a Tech-focused role based in Singapore. The individual will be part of GISR but will also work closely with the global Technology Investment Group. This individual will be focused on evaluating investments in the technology space as well as in the digital asset space specifically. The ability to analyse and understand both traditional and emerging technology is critical.

 

The role will involve:

Deal evaluation – Work with deal teams across multiple geographies to support diligence, underwriting and develop an independent assessment of each investment for the CIO and the Investment Advisory Committee.  

  • Strategy and Risk – Support GISR’s work in developing the private equity investment strategy and commitment targets.  Investment strategy involves working with investment teams and the CIO on portfolio construction, sector strategy, and performance management & measurement.  GISR also works with the asset allocation team in GIC to determine the size of each private strategy, define the appropriate risk guidelines, and determine the cost of capital. The individual would also be involved in assisting with firm-wide strategic initiatives 

 

Focus on Technology – Responsibilities will include:

  • Support the underwriting of global investments in the technology 
  • Review secondary research
  • Monitor the global technology industry, including areas but not limited to consumer, enterprise software, fintech and deep tech

 

Focus on Digital Assets – Responsibilities will include:

  • Support the underwriting of global investments in the Digital Asset space
  • Review secondary research and create analytical frameworks to understand upcoming projects and protocols
  • Monitor the industry on a global basis against internal theses and viewpoints
  • Engage ecosystem participants, including funds, projects, foundations, companies and build relationships with them, both globally and within Singapore

 
Requirements:

  • Passion for technology coupled with intellectual curiosity
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct financial analysis on traditional industries
  • Strong academic qualifications
  • Ability to work with international teams across multiple time zones
  • Experience investing in private or public markets is preferred
  • Hustle

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.