Manager, Co-Investments

  • Full Time
  • UAE
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

Consultz LLC

A well renowned Investment Management company in the region is looking to hire Manager, Co-Investments. This role will focus on particular sub asset classes to select and invest in the very best private equity direct and direct co-investment opportunities.

It requires deep analytical skills when evaluating investment opportunities, advanced skillsets in financial modeling and in preparing investment recommendations, desire to invest with deep conviction, as well as good project management capabilities when leading due diligence, closing and funding process.

Selecting Investments

Support the Department in the selection of new investment opportunities.
Research market trends, and formulate investment thesis.
Review our existing portfolio of investments / portfolio companies to identify most promising companies.
Manage a pipeline of investment opportunities, and maintain database of targets.
Assess pre-selected investment opportunities through multi criteria risk return analysis: industrial sector, financials, competition, valuation, etc.
Research comparable companies and perform landscape analysis.

Making Investments

Support the Department in making new investment opportunities across the decision making process.
Financial analysis: Develop P&L and Cash Flow Statement financial models, financial investment cash flow models, and their respective sensitivity analysis
Negotiation: review legal and business terms and prepare negotiation strategies.
Prepare investment proposal presentations and memorandums to be presented to the Investment Committee and through the Investment approval process.
Project management: help coordinate internally with the “Risk Management” department the due diligence process and risk parameters, and with the other departments involved (Legal, Operations…) the process until funding.
Due diligence: project manage external advisors to due diligence.
Closing: help negotiate legal documentation until closing.

Monitoring of Investment portfolio

Support the Department in monitoring the portfolio of investments.
Review periodical reports, financial statements or board of director materials of portfolio companies. Monitor their reception in compliance with agreements.
Assess actual vs budget KPIs and analyses key reasons.
Build and Maintain a model of fair market value of each holding and make valuation methodology recommendations.
Work with the Financial Operations team to ensure appropriate accounting for investments performance, detect errors and assist Financial Operations in receiving all information required from internal and external sources on a timely basis, including financial statements and fair value estimates.
Support in monitoring the allocation of financial distributions.


Bachelor Degree from top tier university
Master in Finance or MBA is desirable.
Relevant professional certificates, e.g. CFA, an advantage.
Background and experience

Preferably 5-year experience gained in a private equity, strategic consulting or fast growing business environment, within world class or top tier institutions or corporates.
Good understanding of private equity investments dynamics.
Comfortable at building sophisticated financial models and sensitivity analysis.
Good experience of making due diligence, and legal documentation negotiation.
Multi-tasking. Ability to handle many priorities at the same time.
Fluent in English, fluency in Arabic an advantage.

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