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Senior Investment Associate

at Abbott Capital Management - London, United Kingdom 6 Days Open
Description

Abbott Capital is a leading investment management firm that specializes in investing institutional capital across the private equity asset class, including Venture Capital, Growth Equity, Buyout and Special Situations funds. Abbott’s team of approximately 50 people is headquartered in New York with a second office in London.  Abbott manages approximately $7.5 billion, and its investment track record spans 30 years. 

Position: Senior Investment Associate

Job Description: 

Abbott is seeking a Senior Associate to join in its London office. The successful candidate will work with other members of the investment team across geographies to assist in the sourcing, screening, evaluating and monitoring of primary and secondary private equity partnership investments, predominantly in Europe.  The ideal candidate will have demonstrated the ability to coordinate due diligence processes, including conducting reference checks, writing investment memos and presenting recommendations to a broader investment team.  The successful candidate will have a good knowledge of the European private equity landscape and an ability to network within the community. 

Responsibilities:

  • Arranging and attending meetings with general partners of partnership groups

  • Researching and conducting due diligence on potential investment opportunities including reference checks and portfolio company visits

  • Coordinating and reviewing quantitative analysis and preparing qualitative reports on prospective and existing primary and secondary partnership fund investments

  • Monitoring existing private equity partnerships including reviewing financial statements, attending annual meetings and general partner updates

  • Actively participating in investment team meetings and contributing to the investment decision-making process

  • Understanding market dynamics in order to prepare topical white papers, market reviews and presentations

  • Participating in client service and business development activities
Requirements

 Requirements:   

  • Strong academic performance and a degree from a top-tier undergraduate institution

  • Minimum of three to five years relevant experience in the private equity fund industry

  • Strong quantitative and analytical capabilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Proven ability to work independently as well as in teams

  • MBA and/or CFA preferred, but not required

  • Permission to work in the UK

  • Fluency in a major European language in addition to English is preferred

                           

Posted 01/17/2017

  • Full Time position
  • Compensation will be Market Rate

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