Executive Search

Private Equity

The team has completed cross-regional searches for private equity firms and their portfolio companies in London, Vienna, Athens, Istanbul, Moscow, Dubai, Doha and Almaty We specialise in building investment teams, servicing partners and principals, recruiting CEO and CFO candidates, as well as sourcing Investor Relations professionals with emerging market expertise

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Director/Managing Director, Infrastructure & Private Equity Investment & Portfolio Management, Quasi-Sovereign Investment Fund, Dubai

Requirements

Private EquityAsset ManagementMENA/GCCDirectorDubai10-15 Years Experience

Experience

ResearchInfrastructure

Responsibilities

InvestingDue DiligenceNegotiations PitchingTeam Management
  • Our client, a quasi-sovereign investment fund headquartered in Dubai, is looking to add a senior investment professional to their Investments and Portfolio Management team
  • The successful candidate will lead on investments and divestment projects, while reporting into the CIO
  • Our client has a preference for candidates with an infrastructure/renewables investment or advisory background, given the growth of their mandate in that sector, but is open to candidates with broader experience who have had at least a some transactional experience in the relevant sectors

Principal, FIG Private Equity Investments Eastern Europe & CIS Region, Financial Inclusion, Leading Global Impact Investment Fund, Zurich

Requirements

Private EquityEuropeDirectorVice PresidentZurich8-12 Years Experience

Experience

Investment BankingPrivate EquityCEEMEAEuropePrincipal FinanceManagementEquityBusiness DevelopmentFinancialsNon-FinancialsBanksFintech

Responsibilities

Team ManagementOriginationInvestingDue DiligenceExecutionNegotiations
  • Our client is looking for a Director or Vice President level FIG Investment Banker or Investment Professional, with top-tier institutional experience, to manage an existing investment portfolio of Financial Services private equity investments primarily in Eastern Europe and Central Asia
  • As Principal, the candidate will oversee the current portfolio, identify exciting corporate development opportunities for the portfolio companies, support them in their growth and manage exits
  • Financial inclusion is a core business line for our client and in addition to Financial Inclusion private equity business, which the candidate will be part of, the fund manages c. $2bn in Financial Inclusion private debt funds. Social impact and ESG are in the firm’s DNA and embedded in their investment cycle from sourcing to exit

Financial Analyst, Real Estate Fund, London

Requirements

Asset ManagementPrivate EquityEuropeAnalystAssociateLondon2-7 Years Experience

Experience

Project FinanceInvestor RelationsResearchM&ALeveraged FinanceReal Estate

Responsibilities

ModellingResearchValuationAnalysisClient CoverageExecution
  • One of our clients, a UK Real Estate fund, is looking to add a Financial Analyst to join the team in London
  • The successful candidate should have at least 2 years experience at financial analysis and modelling
  • They are looking for entrepreneurial candidates to mould into a senior finance manager position and who have the ability to liaise with co-investors such as TPG, Bain Capital, UBS Asset Management and The Blackstone Group

CFO, Middle Eastern Sovereign Wealth Fund, Riyadh

Requirements

Private EquityMENA/GCCCFORiyadh12-15 Years Experience

Experience

ManagementInvestor RelationsM&ABusiness DevelopmentArabic - FluentEnglish - Fluent

Responsibilities

ModellingPresentationTeam ManagementPitchingClient Coverage
  • Create accurate and useful levels of information, performance, reporting and key metrics for management and Investors
  • Be directly involved with the daily financial oversight and management of the company
  • Take charge of the financial and reporting aspects of the Company including continuous analysis of results to identify and highlight trends and explain variances in operating results
  • Focus on systems accounting, control and service issues in integrating businesses
  • Help drive the performance, strategic planning and growth of the business.

Associate, Generalist Investments, Sovereign Holding Company, Dubai

Requirements

Private EquityMENA/GCCAssociateDubai3-6 Years Experience

Experience

Investment BankingM&AECMDCM

Responsibilities

InvestingDue DiligenceResearchExecutionClient Coverage
  • Middle Eastern Sovereign Holding Company looking to hire an Associate to join their Investments Team
  • Interested in candidates with a demonstrable track record of in developed market financial centres across North America or Europe
  • Preferred candidates would come from a bulge bracket bank or tier 1 PE background, with a clear commitment to be based in Dubai
  • Considering candidates with  3 - 6 years experience in relevant roles, including in M&A, Investment Banking, Investment Advisory or Private Equity

Principal/Senior Associate, Investments Team, Venture Capital Fund, Athens

Requirements

Venture CapitalPrivate EquityCEEMEAGreeceVice PresidentAssociateAnalystAthens4-10 Years Experience

Experience

M&ACorporatesBusiness DevelopmentFinancial SponsorsTMTTechnologyConsumerFintech

Responsibilities

ValuationResearchPitchingDue DiligenceAnalysisInvesting
  • Greek Venture Capital Fund are looking to hire a candidate at Principal/Senior Associate level to have a lead role in the investments process
  • Minimum of 4 years investment management experience, ideally within a corporate VC structure, with involvement and/or existing network in the Greek or the European start-up ecosystem
  • The successful candidate will aim to invest in tech-enabled start-ups with a proven business model across consumer oriented sectors such as E-Commerce, Fintech, Payments, Logistics & Entertainment with the view of expanding the network in the existing tech start-up ecosystem and identify great partners early on
  • This lean team has a very flat structure, giving the opportunity to regularly interface with the top executives and key internal and external stakeholders
  • Part of the role will focus on managing the portfolio including performance management, follow-on rounds, and exits as required

Senior Associate, Factor & Indexed Equities, Middle Eastern Sovereign Wealth Fund

Requirements

Private EquityAsset ManagementEMEAAssociateDoha7+ Years Experience

Experience

EquitiesEquityCoveragePrincipal FinanceStrategyMid CapsSmall Caps

Responsibilities

ResearchInvestingOriginationDue DiligenceValuationExecutionAnalysis
  • A Middle Eastern Sovereign Wealth Fund is looking to hire a Senior Associate to their Factor & Indexed Equities team to oversee passive fund analysis
  • Our client will consider candidates arriving from premier international institutions with strong track records
  • Candidates should have a minimum of 7 years experience in index funds or index construction. Furthermore, our client has expressed a particular emphasis on equity investments experience as a prerequisite

Director/Vice President, Global Private Equity/Private Credit/VC Fund Allocation, Sovereign Investment Vehicle, Dubai

Requirements

Private EquityVenture CapitalMENA/GCCDirectorVice PresidentDubai8-12 Years Experience

Experience

Research

Responsibilities

Due DiligenceOriginationResearch
  • Our client, a sovereign investment vehicle headquartered in Dubai, is looking to add an individual to help build out their allocation business to global Private Equity, Private Credit and Venture Capital Funds. The successful candidate will work closely with the CIO on GP research and origination of deployment opportunities
  • Candidates must have 8 – 12 years’ experience of working in a fund allocation role within a fund of fund, Sovereign Wealth Fund, Family office or other relevant institution and have a tracked record of deploying capital successfully within relevant global private market funds

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