Analyst, Private Equity – Global Alternative Asset Manager Analyst, Private Equity – Global Alternative Asset  …

Michael Page Financial Services.
in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 Oct 20
competitive
Michael Page Financial Services.
in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 Oct 20
competitive
Our client is a top tier, global alternative asset manager with an investments track record in the region and an appetite to invest further. The firm places a high degree of importance on numeric ability, initiative, culture, and the willingness & ability to take ownership of work and projects.
  • Bulge Bracket M&A or Top Tier Private Equity Experience required
  • Superior, accomplished financial modelling, presentation and critical thinking

Job Description
The role presents an opportunity to join a major global player, and gain investments experience in the Middle East. The Analyst will take primary ownership of financial modelling and preparing investment reports for the underwriting and execution of transactions, which also involves investment screening, portfolio management and exit readiness primarily across real estate and infrastructure sectors in the Middle East

The ideal candidate will currently be an Analyst 2/ Analyst 3 at a Bulge Bracket Investment Bank (or would have recently transitioned to a Top Tier Private Equity firm) in an active capital market / financial hub, and thus have significant exposure to M&A transactions across sectors (preference for exposure to Infrastructure M&A). Qualitatively, they will have a passion to work in Private Equity, and will be enthusiastic about being an early member in a growing team and a progressive career with the firm.

An overview of the responsibilities would be:

  • Conducting research on market trends, pricing and competition including recent acquisitions and dispositions, etc and assisting in sourcing for opportunities in the Middle East
  • Conducting due diligence on potential investments including building financial models and providing analysis on the same
  • Building complex financial models including building assumptions and translating data on the same
  • Assisting with the preparation of high-quality investment committee presentation materials and other supporting documents in a clear concise manner
  • Assisting with the execution of acquisitions and dispositions including preparation of aspects of draft term sheets, letters of intent or offer letters
  • Managing information into data room for buyer due diligence and assistance with submitting the same
  • Being involved in other ad-hoc projects for the team

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Business/ Finance / Economics from a Top 100 University; will preferably have a Masters Degree/ MBA at a Top 50 University
  • Have 2-3 years' experience within a bulge-bracket investment banking firm (infrastructure M&A preferred) or recently transitioned into private equity
  • Have excellent quantitative skills and financial modelling skills such as valuation, merger models, portfolio metrics, DCF models etc.
  • Have excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills
  • Be an Arabic speaker - preferred
  • Have strong rationale behind relocating to Dubai
  • Be passionate about having a career in Private Equity

What's on Offer

  • Bulge Bracket M&A or Top Tier Private Equity Experience required
  • Superior, accomplished financial modelling, presentation and critical thinking skills required

Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents. All third party applications will be forwarded to Michael Page.

Ref Code: MP330050Z

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