Associate – Private Equity

Job Title: Associate – Private Equity
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD Negotiable
Contact Name: Mark Ellwood
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Job Published: April 12, 2021 10:38

Job Description

About our client

The Company is a leading private equity firm that invests in financial services and technology sectors across Asia. It has a proven track record of partnering with companies and assembling critical resources needed to grow businesses in Asia. The investment platform combines financial acumen, industry insight and operational expertise to enhance the value of the companies they invest in.

The Fund is managed by the Company and invests in promising growth stage financial sector opportunities in Emerging Asia.


About the role

You will be expected to help execute private equity transactions in the financial services sector across SE Asia. You will directly assist the fund manager in managing the investee companies, reviewing investment opportunities and preparing analysis of financial service sectors and companies. With an understanding of financial analysis including financial modeling, you will undertake a financial review to ensure that the funds’ investments meet the return criterion and draft reports to help the Investment Committee’s decisions.


Your responsibilities

  • Conducts financial modelling and financial statement analysis (e.g. Financial Projection, DCF, valuation methodologies, etc).

  • Conducts research on market universe and benchmark performance data.

  • Supports efforts for new investment opportunities an portfolio management and reporting activities.

  • Prepares investment proposal, reports for investment committee and presentation materials.

  • Monitors performance metrics of portfolio companies.

  • Assists, supports and maintains close relationships with portfolio companies, ecosystem partners and stakeholders.


You will have

  • Graduate with degree in finance, accounting, business or related fields.

  • Good understanding of the financial services sector in South and Southeast Asia.

  • 5+ years working experience with at least 3+ years’ work experience in VC/PE.

  • Experience in buy-side (early stage)

  • An interest in Digital Assets and Blockchain would be advantageous

  • Strong analytical capabilities to process information and understand business models.

  • Strong operational, organization and coordination skills with attention to details.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Experience in financial services sector or Fintech (commercial bank, insurance company, financial aggregator, payments) is a plus.

  • Proficiency in Japanese or ASEAN language is a plus.