Italian (and Spanish) speaking Associate Global Private Equity Fund [closed]

og_logo1For our client a Global Private Equity Firm we are looking for an Associate with 2-3 years experience who has strong numerical skills and is fluent in Italian and ideally Spanish.

The transacting associate is a junior members of the deal teams. They provide support on transaction execution and portfolio company oversight. Associates help research and evaluate new deal opportunities, perform detailed financial and commercial due diligence during deal execution, and support the preparation of internal investment analyses and documentation. The position is based in Brussels but is dedicated to work on transactions in Europe with a focus on Spain and Italy.

Tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Completing thorough industry and deal-specific research;
  • Preparing memoranda for investment committees and other internal audiences;
  • Building robust and error-free financial models;
  • Participating in company visits and management presentations;
  • Supporting due diligence processes, including gathering and analyzing financial, commercial, legal, accounting and tax company data, compiling industry and market research (desktop research, expert calls, etc.), coordinating advisors and organizing data rooms;
  • Producing analyses to evaluate add-on opportunities for existing portfolio companies;
  • Supporting the preparation of 100-day plans to spearhead the strategic development of newly acquired companies;
  • Processing portfolio company financial data;
  • Preparing quarterly reports on portfolio companies for LP investor reporting purposes.

The successful candidate should have up to 2-4 years of experience within an investment bank, private equity company, management consultancy or within in transaction services of an Big 4 audit firm in Italy and should be fluent in Italian and ideally Spanish. Strong numerical skills and modelling skills are required such as an analytical and commercially driven mindset – the ability to understand market trends and their impact on a company’s strategy and business model. Also, good academics from a well reputed university is needed.

Additionally to that, the candidate should be a self-confident, balanced personality who is able to look at business cases from different perspectives and also consider possible solutions in a wider context. He / she should be open for new things, be interested in new market developments / new technologies and curious for new ideas. Moreover, the person should be able to present well with e.g. portfolio companies and other stakeholders.

If you are interested in that position please send me your resume, transaction list and transcripts via email.

Jan Veder
Executive Director
Options Group  (Germany) GmbH
+49.69.9719.4120  (Work)

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Options Group  (Germany) GmbH
Hochstrasse 33
60313 Frankfurt am Main
Represented by David Korn, Managing Director
Registered at Amtsgericht Frankfurt HRB 89529

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