Secondaries Fund seeks Analyst from IBD background.

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Arkesden Private Equity
  • 14 Aug 17

Our client is a leading US Asset Manager with significant capital under management looking to hire a junior individual into their team with strong M&A training and passion for the Fund of Fund and Secondaries space. Successful will also get exposure to Co-Investment space

Role Overview:

  • The successful candidate will work across all private equity strategies of the firm as they believe the multiple disciplines are complementary.
  • Primary Investments: Makes primary commitments to premier private equity funds. Creates diversified portfolios of private equity funds on a global basis and within multiple asset classes, including buyout, growth equity, venture capital and distressed / special situation investments.
  • Co-Investments: Invests directly into attractive deals alongside premier private equity firms in their core areas of expertise. Focuses on building high-quality, diversified portfolios of strategic co- investments primarily in buyouts and growth financings on a global basis and across multiple industries.
  • Secondary Investments: Invests in seasoned private equity funds by providing liquidity solutions to investors who desire to sell their limited partner interests in private equity funds.
  • Other innovative, yield-oriented, direct private equity strategies including mezzanine, healthcare royalty based financing, and structured investments in asset managers.




  • 1-3 Years of IBD/M&A experience for Analyst level, Associates will also require investing background.
  • A good knowledge of the Private Equity GP landscape in Europe.
  • Excellent academic credentials; a Business or Financial degree is a plus.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills, including substantial experience in financial modelling and valuation.
  • Results orientated individual, with a proactive and creative approach to problem solving.
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting research and collaborating with others to develop solutions.
  • Strong judgment and critical thinking skills, with the ability to articulate and present points of view and ideas effectively.
  • Proven ability to successfully multi-task with strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Fluency in other European languages will be an advantage.