Private Equity Associate and Principle

Michael Page
Hong Kong
HKD60000 - HKD120000 per month + bonus and carry
Oct 26, 2017
Nov 02, 2017
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Our client is a new start up private equity in Hong Kong that is under a 2 trillion dollar entity. This fund in particular currently has 150 billion USD. They have partnered with the Chinese government and looking at Pan Asia deals.


Position: Principal

Role & Responsibilities

  • Screening investment opportunities effectively in line with business unit acquisition strategy
  • Lead investment teams throughout the transaction life
  • Managing team members and ensuring quality and content of IC materials is at requisite levels (e.g. financial models, valuation analysis, due diligence, investment memorandums etc.)
  • Lead negotiations and respective transaction documentation process while keeping Directors informed at critical junctures.
  • Ensure project or program budgeted costs are not exceeded, unless for valid and approved reason provided
  • Lead the monitoring of portfolio companies and value creation initiatives
  • Work under Directors to manage and execute on team management initiatives (HR, Recruitment, Staffing and performance appraisals)
  • Identify and deliver on internal process administration and improvement projects as agreed with Directors
  • Act as deal captain to manage and lead the entire deal execution process (collaborate with internal legal, tax and finance to ensure execution process alignment)
  • Work closely with the Directors on developing new 'circles of competence' with the goal of proactively originating quality deal flow

Position: Associate

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in the sourcing and evaluation of potential new business opportunities for the Unit, including identification of targets, screening, preparation of business cases and transaction execution
  • Participate in all aspects of the deal execution process, including due diligence, financial modelling, negotiation, execution and integration of transactions
  • Develop and maintain effective business relationships with all key stakeholders, including internal / external executive management, financial and legal advisors, and participate in outreach to the broader investment community.
  • Provide coaching and support to junior analysts on the team.


Knowledge, skills and experience

  • Degree educated in Business, Finance, Economics, Mathematics or equivalent. MBA or CFA is preferred.
  • 3+ years' experience in a top-tier investment bank, accounting firm focused on due diligence or a principal investment platform.
  • Superior quantitative skills and complex financial modeling capabilities
  • Proven ability to manage complex projects under significant time pressure.
  • Strong business acumen with experience in critically evaluating business and investment opportunities.
  • Excellent business English and Mandarin



  • Strategic Thinker
  • Analytical and Detail Focused
  • Self-Motivating
  • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Result oriented

  • Coaching Mentoring
  • Team Player
  • Resilient

  • Inspiration
  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Partnership

Job Offer

  • Extensive travel required for the first 9 months
  • Hong Kong IFC 2 location
  • Bonus + Carry

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