Deal Origination Associate
A leading private equity firm is looking to bring on a Deal Origination Associate to their team. The firm was founded almost a decade ago by several individuals who spun off of an industry-leading asset manager with that competes with the top technology-focused investment firms in the space. They now have close to $1Bn in assets under management and have a proven track record of driving growth and delivering value through strategic investments and operational expertise. As they continue to expand the company, they are seeking a highly motivated and talented Deal Origination Associate to join their dynamic team to source for new investment opportunities.
Given the top tier experience of senior leadership on this team and the growth trajectory of the firm, this role offers an incredible career opportunity for the right person. This individual will play a huge part in growing the firm's portfolio while continuing to grow as a professional in the Investment Management space.
Deal Origination Associate Responsibilities:
As a Deal Origination Associate, you will play a crucial role in identifying and evaluating firms within the technology sector. Your primary responsibilities will include:
- Market Research and Analysis: Conducting comprehensive research and analysis of technology industry trends, market dynamics, and competitive landscape to identify potential investment targets.
- Deal Sourcing: Proactively sourcing and evaluating investment opportunities through various channels, including industry conferences, networking events, online platforms, and partnerships.
- Relationship Building: Building and nurturing relationships with industry stakeholders, including executives, entrepreneurs, and industry experts, to establish a strong network and pipeline of investment opportunities.
- Cold Outreach: reaching out to potential acquisition targets and new companies in the space in order to promote growth
- Investment Strategy: Contributing to the development and execution of the firm's investment strategy by providing market insights and recommendations.
Deal Origination Associate Qualifications:
To be successful in this role, you should possess the following qualifications:
- Education: Bachelor's degree in finance, business administration, or a related field.
- Experience: At least 1-5 years of experience in investment banking, private equity, venture capital, or a related field. Experience or interest in the technology sector a plus.
- Financial Acumen: Solid financial analysis skills, including proficiency in financial modeling, valuation techniques, and investment analysis. Experience with deal sourcing, due diligence, and investment execution is a plus.
- Relationship Building: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to build and maintain relationships with key industry stakeholders.
- Analytical Mindset: Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities with a keen attention to detail.
- Team Player: Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment and adapt to changing priorities.
- Entrepreneurial Spirit: Demonstrated passion for the technology sector and an entrepreneurial mindset with a drive to identify and seize investment opportunities.