Are you an investment specialist passionate about the energy transition and looking for the opportunity to join a well-established and purpose-leading private equity investor?
Our client, with assets under management (AuM) exceeding €5 billion and a successful track record of over 20 years, is a leading private equity firm dedicated to energy transition and innovation.
This role will be a part of the Renewable Energy team, which has a remarkable 15-year record of accomplishment in creating strategic partnerships with European renewable energy developers and supporting them to become prominent independent power producers (IPPs). The team is currently raising its fifth-generation fund with a target size of €1.5bn of which about €1bn have already been secured in only six months. The fund has a European mandate, and the international team has a track record of sourcing and executing investments in over 15 European countries since inception.
As an associate, you will play a crucial role in the analysis and execution of investment opportunities, as well as in the management of portfolio companies.
Location: Paris, France
Conduct comprehensive market research and due diligence to identify potential investment opportunities.
Perform financial modelling, valuation, and risk analysis to assess the feasibility and profitability of potential investments.
Collaborate with senior team members in structuring deals and preparing investment memos for presentation to the investment committee.
Conduct thorough due diligence on target companies, including analysing financial statements, legal documentation, and impact assessments.
Stay abreast of industry trends, regulatory changes, and market developments in the renewable energy sector to inform investment strategies.
Monitor and manage existing investments, analyse performance, and identify opportunities for value creation.
Prepare regular reports and updates on investment performance for internal stakeholders and investors.
Mentor and operationally manage analyst-level team members.
Master's university degree in finance, economics, engineering or a related field.
About four years of experience in investment banking, private equity, transaction services, advisory/consulting or renewable energy/infrastructure project finance.
Solid understanding of the renewable energy industry, including different technologies (solar, wind, hydro, etc.), regulatory environment, and market dynamics.
Strong financial modelling skills and proficiency in financial analysis, valuation, and investment appraisal.
Experience in working with and coordinating legal, technical and financial advisors during the due diligence phase of a transaction.
Ability to critically analyse data, draw meaningful insights, and make informed investment decisions.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively in an international and fast-paced team environment.
Demonstrated track record of achieving results and meeting deadlines.
Fluent in oral and written English. Another language is a plus.
This is an exciting and unique opportunity to leverage and further develop your investment skills with a leading private equity firm committed to mobilising capital towards sustainable and innovative solutions.
If you have the skills and experience required to add value to a high-performing team, please apply with your English CV using the link below. For more information, please get in touch with Julene Aedo at email@example.com.