Head of Business Development | FIRV Hedge Fund Head of Business Development | FIRV Hedge Fund …

Selby Jennings
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 20 Apr 21
Negotiable
Selby Jennings
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 20 Apr 21
Negotiable
If you had the chance to join a prestigious new credit hedge fund, generating huge interest from global investors, and take charge of all fundraising, business development, and investor relations activities would you consider it? This position is ideal for a successful fundraiser with experience in UCITS and Fixed Income Relative Value, who is motivated by joining a prestigious investment team and playing a leading role in their growth trajectory.

Salary: Negotiable
Location: London
Years' Experience: c.8+

If you had the chance to join a prestigious new credit hedge fund, generating huge interest from global investors, and take charge of all fundraising, business development and investor relations activities would you consider it?

A credit-focused "Quantamental" (hybrid fundamental and quantitative) hedge fund, specializing in Fixed Income Relative Value (FIRV) is hiring a Business Development Director to lead the fundraising efforts. The successful fund targets steady returns with low volatility within a long-short UCITS structure. The business has £300m in assets in their longstanding fund with a four-year track record. Whilst a second fund launched this year has more than £100m in committed capital already.

This position is ideal for a successful fundraiser with experience in UCITS and Fixed Income Relative Value, who is motivated by joining a prestigious investment team and playing a leading role in their growth trajectory.

Key Responsibilities

  • To take charge of all business development and investor relations activities globally for the fund.
  • To devise the fundraising strategy to target a variety of blue-chip wholesale and institutional investors.
  • To build out a pipeline and raise assets from a global investor base who have the capacity to allocate to FIRV strategies;
  • To liaise with the current investor-base and keep them updated on the portfolio.
  • To help create high-quality marketing materials to attract the right calibre of investors.
  • To attend regular meetings and organize roadshows with potential investors.
  • To manage relationships with a small number of high-quality third-party-marketers.

Key Requirements

  • To have c.8+ years' experience working at a hedge fund or more traditional asset manager marketing Fixed Income Relative Value products.
  • To have a technical understanding of FIRV products and be able to discuss the strategies with investors as an extension of the portfolio manager.
  • To have a global network of relevant allocators, that has the capacity to allocate to low volatility credit funds.
  • An ability and desire to be hands-on with a smaller organization.
  • European languages a bonus.
  • To have excellent communication skills.
  • An entrepreneurial mindset and ability to work independently.

Key Benefits

  • The chance to join an incredible, well-recognized investment team.
  • The opportunity to be a part of a sub-£500m hedge fund on the cusp of an explosion of growth.
  • A market-leading bonus structure that heavily incentives good performance.
  • A collaborative and rewarding culture.

If you would like the chance to join a prestigious new hedge fund generating huge interest from global investors, and take charge of the business development function. Please apply directly on this site.

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