Product Specialist, Private Equity (Associate Director / Director)

Bank of Singapore
Singapore, Singapore
16 Nov 2022
01 Dec 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
At Bank of Singapore, we are constantly on the lookout for exceptional individuals to join our team. We promote a culture of openness, teamwork and fairness. Most importantly, we invest in our people through our programmes that develop them on both professional and personal levels. Besides attractive remuneration packages, we offer non-financial benefits and opportunities to develop your potential within OCBC Group's global network of subsidiaries and offices. If you have passion, drive and the will to succeed, rise to the challenge today!

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Bank of Singapore offers private markets and alternative investment opportunities to clients. This role requires due-diligence, execution, marketing and client-servicing of private markets and hedge funds as well as co-investment opportunities. As a member of the Private Markets & Alternatives team, the candidate will work closely with relationship managers to meet clients' investment objectives as well as collaborate with other departments of the Bank.

Key Roles and Responsibilities
  • Strengthen existing Private Markets & Alternatives platform. The new hire will assist the team in the build-out of private markets and hedge funds from:
  1. sourcing, reviewing and in-depth due diligence on global private markets and hedge fund opportunities.
  2. managing the approval process, internally and externally with the relevant regulatory bodies.
  3. bank-wide marketing and advisory of alternatives offering to front office staff and making presentations to clients.
  4. leading private markets related projects and working closely with other departments of the Bank to optimize the client's private markets portfolio.
  5. monitoring of existing alternatives products and required follow up with relationship managers.
  6. preparing investment memos and client presentation materials related to investment manager recommendations, portfolio updates, and other thematic discussion topics.
  • Originate and structure private markets funds and co-investment opportunities for ultra-high net worth clients. This entails design, implementation, and management of investment vehicles/structures, which may include:
  1. Performing and leading various product launch workstreams, for example, financial, commercial, tax and legal due diligence.
  2. Reviewing and negotiating agreements, offering memoranda and documentation relating to investment structures.
  3. Managing and liaising with legal, compliance, tax advisors and other service providers for the negotiation and drafting of legal transaction documentation.


  • 8-10 years of relevant work experience, preferably at least 5 years in an established private equity firm with co-investment and structuring background. Relevant experience in investment banking or law firms dealing with private equity transactions and structuring could be considered.
  • Good, relevant undergraduate degree (business, finance, law).
  • CFA/CAIA holder and/or Master's degree in finance or business administration from reputable university will be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of partnership documentation, accounting, as well as investment vehicle/structure efficiency and structuring is preferred.
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Keen eye for detail.
  • Able to work independently with strong project & task management skills to manage multiple projects at any one time.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills to describe market conditions and relay investment recommendations through written reports and in-person meetings.
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