Vice President/Associate, Direct Investment Group, Sovereign Wealth Fund, Riyadh

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- Sovereign Wealth Fund is seeking individuals from Investment Banking or Private Equity backgrounds at Vice President/Associate level to be part of the Direct Investment Group in Riyadh
- The client is interested in individuals trained in global financial hubs
- The Sovereign Wealth Fund’s stated aim is to become the largest Sovereign Wealth Fund globally within the next 3 years


  • 5 – 10 years’ experience with a top-tier investment bank, private equity or consulting group
  • Outstanding financial modeling and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated competency in financial statement analysis, business valuation, accounting and finance
  • Project management skills and the ability to work under pressure
  • Experience within a global financial hub, such as New York, London, or Paris
  • Regional and local experience
  • Strong transactional track record
  • The individual must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field from a top university or college, an additional post-graduate degree in business or finance such as an MBA, MS or PhD would be an advantage
  • Professional qualification such as CFA, CAIA


  • Analysis of investment opportunities including financial modeling, valuation and return analysis
  • Market and industry research
  • Due diligence on companies, management, customers, competitors and industries
  • Preparation of term sheets and letters of intent and review of transaction documentation
  • Monitoring of select portfolio companies and portfolio valuation analysis
  • Identify and screen new investment opportunities across all relevant sectors, and build a pipeline of prospective target companies
  • 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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