Associate - Private Equity

Ignite Search & Selection

Dubai, UAE

Ref: OP555-731

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

This practice area covers private equity. Private equity law involves negotiating, structuring, and documenting a variety of transactions including fund formations, venture capital investments, control acquisitions of public and private companies, and dispositions of previously acquired companies or investments.

Counsel is also used to assist private equity firms with company acquisitions, capital raising and transactions, leveraged recapitalisations, fund dividend payments, and acquisitions funded by debt, also known as “leveraged buyouts.”


The candidate must have 3-5 years of experience with private equity and M&A experience. Should preferably have excellent drafting, writing and analytical skills, strong attention to detail, organisational, verbal, interpersonal and project management skills. Experience in drafting and negotiating purchase and merger agreements and other ancillary transaction documents and otherwise meeting the day-to-day requirements of private equity fund and portfolio company clients is expected. Excellent academic credentials and prior large firm experience required.

About the Company

Ignite is a specialist Construction and Property Recruitment Consultancy. We are experts in the Middle East and Asia markets which we service from our offices in the UAE and UK.

Our consultants operate in a niche market making them experts in their sector. This allows us to offer our clients and candidates expert market knowledge whilst building long term relationships.

We pride ourselves on recruiting Construction and Property staff of all levels and disciplines. We offer the same high quality service whether you are recruiting or seeking work from Engineer through to Company Director level.

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