Hindi Speaking PE Investment Associate - Hong Kong

Arkesden Private Equity
Hong Kong
Feb 15, 2019
Feb 21, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

The opportunity

As an Analyst / Associate, you will play a key role in supporting every step of the investment cycle. From analyzing potential investment opportunities, executing transactions, working with existing portfolio companies to craft strategy and implement value-enhancing initiatives, and evaluating exit strategies.

If you are an excellent teammate, you are highly motivated, and you have a desire to travel while working on multiple projects in a transaction-based environment - this is the job for you.

Who you'll work with

You will be joining our Hong Kong office, where you will work in a dynamic team-based environment.

Our team in Hong Kong invests in both public and private equity opportunities across the Asia-Pacific region.

The focus for public investing is privately negotiated investments in public or pre-IPO companies on a primary or secondary basis. 

Our private equity strategy pursues lead, co-lead or minority investments and makes investments in top-tier funds. 

The role may also support other asset class activities and include working with our other global teams. 

About us

Our client has been investing in the Asia-Pacific region since 1991. The Hong Kong office was opened in 2013 to establish a dedicated, on-the-ground presence that provides greater access to opportunity and enables us to build even stronger relationships with key players in business and finance. Our client had approximately $13 billion invested across the region at the end of 2017.

What you'll do

  • Build and employ financial modeling tools to analyze investment opportunities;
  • Assist in the due diligence process and incorporate the findings into a financial model;
  • Identify key value drivers and financial risks and perform related sensitivity and scenario analysis;
  • Work closely with fund partners, external advisors, consultants and partners to assess risks and submit bids under tight timelines;
  • Prepare presentations, reports, and investment recommendations to senior management and, where applicable, the company board;
  • Review and analyze financial reports, budgets, board books and other information prepared by management of our portfolio companies;
  • Work with portfolio company management to maintain financial models that are used to analyze strategic issues and value the company;
  • Support internal strategic project initiatives, and;
  • Support the preparation of internal mid-year and annual valuations

What you'll need

  • 2-4 years related work experience, ideally in private equity, investment banking, or consulting
  • Strong educational background; CFA, CBA or CA designation an asset
  • Very strong analytical and quantitative skills and solid understanding of fundamental investment analysis
  • Ability to quickly develop an understanding of economic/business characteristics, conditions and trends of a wide range of industries
  • Excellent communications skills, both oral and written
  • Willing / able to travel across Asia and Internationally
  • Fluency in English and Hindi is required. 
  • Our client are keen to explore profiles based in London/Europe who would be interested in relocating to Hong Kong. 

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