Private Equity Investment Analyst

Employer
Vantage Associates Pte Ltd
Location
Singapore, Singapore
Salary
Competitive
Posted
23 Oct 2022
Closes
15 Nov 2022
Ref
17013791
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
JOB DESCRIPTION: INVESTMENT ANALYST

Our Client is a leading pan-Asian Private Equity investment firm.

Besides focusing on fund investments, the firm has a very active co-investment (direct) and secondaries investments (direct and funds) platform.

Managing a multi-billion USD AUM, the firm has established relationships with top tier venture capital, growth capital and buyout funds across the world, especially China, Japan, Korea, South East Asia and Australia.

On the back of recent succesful fundraisings, they are recruiting Investment Analysts to join their investment team based in Singapore as part of its aggressive expansion. Depending on the language competencies of the candidates, he/she will have extensive interactions with local fund managers and business owners in SEA/ China/ Korea/ Japan/ Australia among others.

The successful candidate(s) will gain deep insight into the Asian private equity industry and a wide range of investment skills by working closely with a team of seasoned private equity professionals.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Investments - Analysis and due diligence of potential fund investments, secondary investments and co-investments, including preparation of materials for investment committee and team meetings, detailed data analyses and presentation materials, with particular emphasis on the initial quantitative and qualitative review of portfolio companies and funds. Work either independently, or in some cases, with an Associate or Vice President to analyse an investment position. Work with the deal team to prepare and coordinate the execution of NDAs, offer letters, purchase agreements and other legal documentation.
  • Portfolio monitoring and reporting - Performance analysis and preparation of investor reports. Prepare commentary and other investment information for annual meetings and regular portfolio review as required.
  • Investor Relations - Assist the team with investor events and enquiries. Conduct desk research for marketing, deal sourcing and fund raising.

Qualifications / Experience
  • Bachelor's degree with Honours
  • 1-3 years of work experience gained in an investment bank, equity research, Big 4 Accounting firm, PE/VC firm, consulting firm, investment advisory firm or financial institution, with strong transactional experience. Fresh graduates with relevant internship experiences in PE and IB are welcome to apply.
  • Evidence of high performance standards in previous position(s)
  • Well versed in financial modelling, financial statement analysis, accounting principles, equity markets and equity valuation.

Critical Skills
  • Strong analytical and numeracy skills, with mastery of Excel and Powerpoint
  • Attention to detail and concern for accuracy
  • Motivated team player with strong work ethic
  • Ability to multi-task, under pressure with other co-workers, to support multiple senior colleagues
  • Willingness to travel within Asia and occasionally to the US and Europe, sometimes on short notice

Kindly send your updated CV to Sang-Chin BOH at sangchin@vantage-associates.com for our consideration. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further discussions.
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