Private Equity Associate, Technology (Russian Speaking)

Employer
Michael Page
Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 13, 2019
Closes
Dec 13, 2019
Ref
6671723
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
  • Excellent Transaction Exposure
  • Tax-free Compensation

About Our Client

Our client is a tech-focused private equity business based out of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). They have an AUM of USD 350m across Fund I and Principal Investments, and are recruiting an Associate for Fund II.

Job Description

The role presents an opportunity to work in a technology focused fund and deploy capital in high growth frontier & emerging markets. The Associate will take primary ownership of financial modelling & transaction execution and be secondarily involved in investment screening

The ideal candidate will currently be an Analyst 3 / Associate 1 at a Bulge Bracket Investment Bank or would have significant M&A transaction experience at a smaller Investment Bank for a similar number of years.

Reporting to the Principal, the Associate will:
  • Conduct deal evaluation and execution; a holistic approach, including and not limited to investment appraisal, financial analysis, valuation, due diligence, forming recommendations and review of transaction documents
  • Perform the required due diligence, including financial and investment due diligences
  • Support and develop relationships with third parties
  • Contribute to the sourcing of new investment opportunities
  • Contribute to idea generation for the growth & scaling of portfolio businesses
  • Perform ad-hoc tasks, as required by the team and contribute with ideas & actions across the wider business

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will:
  • Have a Bachelor's degree in Business/ Finance / Economics from a reputed Western universit
  • Have Master's degree or/and MBA and/or CFA/CA is a preferred
  • Have 4-6 years' experience in Corporate Finance / Deals in bulge bracket M&A or a top tier firm is a must; technology sector experience is a plus
  • Have excellent quantitative skills and financial modelling skills such as valuation, merger models, portfolio metrics, DCF models etc.
  • Be a Russian speaker - strongly preferred due to the core investment region
  • Have excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills
  • Be entrepreneurial, collaborative and able to flourish in a flat-structure

What's on Offer

Excellent transaction exposure, tax-free compensation

Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents. All third party applications will be forwarded to Michael Page.

Ref Code: MP29068Z

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