This opportunity is ideal for private equity professionals interested in working with leading global private equity funds and corporations.
The role provides good exposure to various aspects of the private equity industry.
Financial modeling and valuation analysis : Creation and update of detailed financial models including DCF, M&A, LBO Models, trading & transaction comps, valuation analysis via different techniques.
Candidates who’ve performed valuation on start-ups and high growth companies will be preferred.
Revenue & Cost Drivers : Identify industry-specific KPIs and able to project the revenues and cost based on drivers. The candidate should be well-versed with discount rate calculation, WACC, IRR and sensitivity analysis.
Investment opportunity identification : Identifying emerging and high-growth sectors for investment assessment through market analysis such as market size, historical and projected growth rates, emerging market trends, key drivers, etc.
Investment Memorandum : Creation of Investment memorandums, identifying key investment highlights & concerns, quarterly investment letters, market opportunity, financial analysis, product analysis, arriving at potential valuation of the target company, return & sensitivity analysis.
M&A and strategic analysis : Identification and analysis of potential targets through analysis of markets, products, services and financial synergies
Commercial due diligence support : Commercial due diligence of potential investment through analysis of the market opportunity, target company’s business model, its competitive positioning, etc.
Peer group benchmarking & competition landscaping : Identifying players operating in relevant industry, mapping them by geographies, sector or other parameters, benchmarking shortlisted players on various KPIs
Analyzing investment themes / strategies : Evaluating attractiveness of the overall sector / geography / company focused investment themes and strategies of the fund
Industry analysis and dashboards : Deep dive industry studies on focus sectors, periodic monitoring of key industry drivers and performance indicators for specific industries
Portfolio company monitoring : Periodic tracking of business and financial performance indicators of portfolio companies and benchmarking those with their peer group for timely identification of upside and / or downside triggers
Project Management : Project structuring, planning, conceptualizing output, leading a team of 2-3 analysts, reviewing team’s work, signing-off before delivery
Client Management : Understanding project request, discuss project, negotiate deadline, handling client queries
Qualifications / Required Background :
Experience of 4-7 years supporting strategy research and analysis, preferably across industries
CFA, MBA from a top tier business school in Strategy, Finance, Operations or Economics
Strong finance fundamentals and knowledge of financial analysis skills
Experience working across databases such as Capital IQ, Factset, Preqin etc.
Strong problem solving abilities and analytical thinking skills, as evidenced by extensive experience in utilizing those skills in research and consulting environment.
Adept at synthesizing information to generate insights
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Superior problem solving abilities and strong analytical thinking to seek the why, how and so-what of a problem statement and ability to think multiple / alternative solutions to a given problem