Analyst Infrastructure

CDPQ Mexico
Based in Mexico City or Montreal
Dec 03, 2020
Dec 15, 2020
Industry Sector
Asset Owner
Employment Type
Full Time

Role: The Analyst will support CDPQ Latin American Infrastructure team ongoing efforts towards its business objectives by helping with post-investment management of CDPQ’s assets in Latin America (primary role) and advising on transaction execution based on the required risk and return (secondary role) . The Analyst will also assist CDPQ in various research and strategic initiatives.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Proactively monitor financial and operational indicators, as well as financial reports of portfolio companies.
  • Contribute to the portfolio’s value added by publishing recommendations on key industry trends and strategic issues of portfolio companies.
  • Prepare internal and external reports on portfolio companies.
  • Conduct extensive research on trends and fundamentals of a covered sector: proactively follow market news and collect information from relevant sources.
  • Produce a detailed analysis of the infrastructure sector’s key challenges and recommend strategies to implement.
  • Contributed to developing business and strategic plans.
  • Active participation in analyzing investment proposals.
  • Develop and review detailed financial models and highlight the key points of the investment thesis, including performing sensitivity analyses, review of financial projections and valuation assumptions.
  • Provide advice on evaluating potential investments using the appropriate methodology (discounted cash flow, multiples, etc.).
  • Conduct a detailed due diligence of investment opportunities.
  • Lead the drafting of authorization documents for new investment opportunities.
  • Assist main collaborators with negotiating trade agreements and shareholding structures.
  • Produce sectoral studies on potential target markets to develop.
  • Develop effective tools for research and market surveillance.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, finance, economics or accounting
  • Master’s in financing, MBA or CFA would be considered an asset
  • At least one (1) year of experience in investing, corporate finance, finance or investment banking, in the infrastructure and project finance industries
  • Solid experience in financial analysis and modelling
  • Extensive knowledge of MS Office and financial markets tools (Bloomberg, Capital IQ, etc.);
  • Excellent command of written and spoken Spanish and English. French would be considered an asset.


  • Extremely rigorous
  • Critical and analytical thinking
  • Commitment, enthusiasm, proactive and strong organizational skills
  • Good team player and seeks the best solutions for the organization
  • Strong sense of teamwork
  • Strong ability to manage stress and priorities
  • Effective communication
  • Humility and diplomacy
  • Sense of initiative
  • Adaptability to change
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