Ref: HP350-6905

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The Senior Associate role is a Partner-track, mid-senior level position within the firm. Leveraging multiple years of private equity investing and value creation experience, a Senior Associate will manage and help drive efforts across the investment life cycle including investment thesis generation, deal sourcing, deal execution, debt and equity capital raising, portfolio management, and exit of portfolio investments

Client Details

Client is a private equity firm headquartered in the UAE - primarily focused on direct investment opportunities to create concentrated portfolios of essential service-based businesses in globally. They're approach is mainly build-and-buy strategies, pursuing long term ownership in emerging emerging and frontier markets. In doing so, they have managed to, scale, and innovate to build enduring businesses.


* Profile investment themes and approaches and take a leading role in research and analysis on prospective investments
* Lead and oversee key functions of a transaction including financial modeling, investor presentations, due diligence frameworks (financial, legal, operations, insurance, benefits, IT, and HR), and lender presentations
* Coordinate the execution of investment transactions across all parties involved (e.g. legal counsel, third-party diligence providers, investors, internal operations, and portfolio company management)
* Assist in negotiations with potential partners including, but not limited to letters of intent, purchase agreements, credit agreements, and executive employment agreements
* Develop trust-based counselling relationships with portfolio executives and senior leadership
* Monitor performance and risk profile of existing portfolio investments
* Key participant in preparing and presenting deal information, by stage, to the investment committee
* Create and maintain deal flow databases by identifying potential targets and preparing company specific due diligence reports and analysis
* Conduct market and industry research, while qualifying investment opportunities and providing rolling updates
* Mentor and train analysts and associates in developing financial and valuation models
* Stay informed on capital market dynamics, provide appropriate information for disclosure, keep tracking policies and regulatory compliance's
* Engage, prepare and participate in board meetings of Portfolio Companies
* Ensure the maintenance of ongoing relationships with external investors and partners
* Support fund raising effort by building investor relationships
* Prepare and review investment memos, term sheets, letters of intent and present investment opportunities/findings to the Access team and investors

Job Offer

Competitive compensation and benefits. An opportunity to grow with the firm and take part in strategic decision making.


Successful candidates will have the following attributes:

* 4 - 6 year's total work experience
* MBA, CFA or Bachelors from a top tier university (preferred)
* Strong M&A and deal execution experience from a top investment bank and private equity/venture capital firm
* Outstanding financial modelling and analytical skills
* Strong understanding of accounting, finance, and capital structure
* Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to comfortably interact with senior management (internal & external)
* Appetite to become a subject matter expert in broad and diverse industries

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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