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Private Equity Investment Officer

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Job Detail

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  • Career Level Others
  • Experience 4 Years
  • Gender N/A
  • Profession Banking & Finance/Financial Services
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Firm Profile: A leading independent investment firm focusing on Nigeria and the broader West African region. Currently investing out of its third fund, a $400 million private equity fund and a $165m real estate fund.

The investment officer will be involved in the deal sourcing, analysis, execution, monitoring and exit of private equity investments.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop financial models using appropriate tools
  • Prepare investment committee memorandums and participate in investment committee presentations
  • Participate in the due diligence/ underwriting process on new potential investments
  • Work with the deal team on portfolio management of select assets
  • Function as a contact for existing funds and joint venture relationships
  • Support the development of recommendations and action plans for investments based on financial analysis
  • Conduct investment/ market research
  • Review and respond to requests from LPs and investment partners
  • Assist with capital raising and various investor relations request

Desired Qualifications and Background

  • 4 years of relevant experience in Investment Banking/ Private Equity/ Corporate Finance or Real Estate Investment
  • Minimum 2ND Class Upper degree
  • Strong financial modeling experience
  • Excellent communication, organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks
  • High degree of integrity and personal and professional ethics
  • Desire to work in a dynamic and entrepreneurial organization