Vice President, LP Distribution, Private Fund Placement

Argo Navis Ltd
London, United Kingdom
16 Aug 2022
06 Sep 2022
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Independent and partner-managed, this firm is London-headquartered, operates globally and has recently opened its first European office. The multi-national team is well established in advising its clients in raising private equity and other private markets vehicles.


This Sales & Distribution VP will be an experienced key member of the team with LP-facing responsibilities which will include:
  • The sell-side distribution, or placement, of funds through developing a network of close relationships with institutional investors (Limited Partners / 'LPs') mainly across the UK, Western Europe and the US;
  • Establishing and maintaining ongoing dialogue with their investor book through regular calls and meetings in order to constantly monitor investment strategies and appetites;
  • Convening roadshows during live fundraises, for client funds to meet relevant LPs in their investor base and supporting the investment decision and commitment process from initial introductions, due diligence, negotiations through to final closing;
  • Identifying opportunities for secondary transactions and taking responsibility for the execution of those secondary transactions.


Candidates will need to display around five to eight years' career experience either within private fund placement or investor relations within a private capital investment platform. Initial career foundations are likely to have been in banking, consulting or a comparable sales domain. The following specific experience, competencies and characteristics will suit this position:
  • Experience in private or capital markets sales;
  • An innate commercial focus, supported by excellent marketing and communication skills;
  • Excellent financial analysis, sales document production, process management and client advisory skills;
  • Motivation to work in a boutique structure;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, crucially in English;
  • US FINRA Series 7 license would be an additional plus for the Sales role.

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