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Private Equity Analyst / Investment Executive Job Description

Circle Square has extensive experience in the Private Equity sector and is always looking for highly skilled, talented investment bankers from various backgrounds.

Private Equity Analyst / Investment ExecutiveOur PE Division typically recruit in the following Sectors:

Generalist, Healthcare, FIG, TMT (Technology, Media and Telecoms), Consumer & Retail, Real Estate, Industrials, Power, Utilities & Infrastructure, Natural Resources, Energy, Oil & Gas, Metals & Mining & Business Services.

 

Private Equity Analyst/Investment Executive Job Description

We generally look for PE Analysts on behalf of our clients due to expansion within the business or as a replacement. PE Analysts usually report to the Investment Manager, or could be Director/CEO depending on the size of the business.

Experience working in one of our specialist fields would be highly beneficial;

Investment Banking / M&A within the sectors of: Generalist, Healthcare, FIG, TMT (Technology, Media and Telecoms), Consumer & Retail, Real Estate, Industrials, Power, Utilities & Infrastructure, Natural Resources, Energy, Oil & Gas, Metals & Mining & Business Services.

 

Private Equity Analyst/Investment Executive Key Responsibilities

  • Providing support to more experienced team members

  • Financial modelling and analysis

  • Market research

  • Involved in some external meetings

  • Post investment monitoring of management accounts

  • Challenging amount of responsibility

 

Private Equity Analyst/Investment Executive Skills & Requirements

  • Previous private equity experience is not essential

  • Ideally 1-3 years M&A experience from a Tier 1 bank / top boutique

  • A good knowledge of PE and the ability to apply your skills creatively to diverse client needs

  • Sound judgment, particularly in valuation matters, with strong analytic skills; particularly DCF`s and LBO`s and the ability to talk through previous deals comprehensively when quizzed

 

Remuneration

Salaries for PE Analysts/Investment Executives vary depending on experience and company size, but generally the salary levels are:

£35 - 50k plus bonus, again this depends on the lifecycle stage, the size and track record of the fund.

 

Career Progression

Generally once you have made it to Fund/Investment Manager, you will progress to run a larger fund or look after a portfolio of Fund/Investment Managers under you. However with carry paying out in the millions with 5-7 year lifecycle on the funds, we see more people staying at this level for long periods as there is normally a fundraising period which runs half way through the investment life cycle, so once all initial cash is vested, there will be more coming and with rolling carry it becomes difficult to leave due to the amount of money you have to leave on the table.. Unless you set up your own fund!

 

Our PE Division recruit for Financial Roles including:

Private Equity Analysts / Investment Executives / Private Equity Associates / Investment Managers / Fund Managers / Investment Directors / Principals

For more information on our Private Equity & Venture Capital Recruitment or Private Equity Jobs

Other Private Equity Job Profiles: Private Equity Associate / Investment Manager     Investment Director / Principal     Private Equity VP / Associate Director

 

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