Private Equity Investment Associate/Senior Associate (m/f/d)

Private Equity Company

The Company

Our client is a Munich-based private equity firm that focuses on the acquisition and ongoing support of medium-sized companies. The focus of the investments is on majority holdings in companies in the German-speaking region that are sustainable and profitable above average.

Your Tasks

  • Develop financial models and scenarios as well as LBO models
  • Work independently and support senior professionals across the entire transaction lifecycle: from sourcing (via established and new networks and via proprietary situations) to deal-making to refinancing of existing portfolio companies to exit management
  • Support the steering of entire M&A process
  • Execute own financial and other due diligences (our client is only making limited use of 3rd party consultants in due diligences)
  • Conclude robust “so what” conclusions from due diligences
  • Optimize balance sheet/refinancing in existing portfolio company and support add-on acquisitions
  • Act as the key counterpart for portfolio companies for all issues relevant to the holding company
  • Develop exit story, monitor relevant markets and prepare the company for a successful exit from a financial perspective

What You Bring With You

  • 1-3 years of professional experience from Big4/strategy consulting firms with profound experience in private equity or investment banking and financial modeling
  • Broad focus on M&A transactions from transaction advisory and/or investment banks/M&A boutiques
  • Outstanding academic credentials and steady & consistent career progression
  • Mid-market (German ‘Mittelstand’) exposure or at least ‘mind-set’
  • Entrepreneurial attitude, ownership culture and passion to develop a company over the total lifecycle
  • Native German language skills and excellent English language skills