Senior Associate, Real Estate, Consumer & Retail Private Equity, Holding Company, Dubai

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- Investment platform with a series of real estate, consumer & retail assets with both GCC and international exposure
- Preferred candidates would come from a bulge bracket bank or tier 1 PE background, with a clear commitment to be based in Dubai essential
- Platform is exploring partial exits of assets in existing portfolio and deploying capital in new investment opportunities


  • The ideal candidates should have 5 – 7 years of solid execution experience from a leading investment bank or tier 1 private equity fund
  • Experience in the execution of M&A and financing transactions, having demonstrated the ability to take on independently leadership of deal tasks
  • Sector expertise is beneficial, but not mandatory, and candidates with alternative sector experience will be considered
  • 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, but not mandatory
  • Fluency in French is mandatory


  • Full involvement across investment, VC opportunities, capital structuring and debt financing, working independently in the flat structure of the holding company
  • 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 observe
  • Identify, facilitate and execute exit strategies for the fund’s investments


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