Francophone Associate, African Private Equity Fund, London

Mandate Status: 
Active
Mandate Code: 
HOL005/2/13
- One of Africa’s largest private equity funds is looking to hire a Francophone Associate
- Preferred candidates should have connectivity with Africa and a desire to develop their careers investing in the
continent
- Role is a two-year fixed contract offering exposure to both investment and exit processes

Requirements: 

  • The ideal candidates should have 3 – 5 years of solid execution experience from a leading investment bank
  • Experience in the execution of M&A transactions, with an emphasis on modelling capabilities
  • Strong valuation skills and exceptional academic record
  • Experience within a global financial hub, such as New York, London, or Paris
  • Prior exposure to the emerging markets is preferable
  • Fluency in French is mandatory

Responsibilities: 

  • Identify and screen new investment opportunities across all relevant sectors, and build a pipeline of prospective target companies
  • Guide, perform and synthesize, detailed due diligence of potential investments, including management, market, product, competition, technology, legal and financial analyses
  • Work with entrepreneurs, company management, and advisors to negotiate and close transactions
  • Support and monitor partner companies in their strategic and financial growth plans, including serving as a board member or board observer
  • Identify, facilitate and execute exit strategies for the fund’s investments

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