Location London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive Salary + Benefits
Reference BBBH11592_1609862273

We are working with an innovative Growth Private Equity firm in their search for an Investment Partner, Sustainable Technology. Our client provides scale-up capital and operating support to companies across Europe that generate economic value by leveraging technology to make more efficient use of natural and human capital. This position will be responsible for overseeing the entire investment process for sustainable technology investments across Europe.

The average ticket size of the fund is between €20-50m and consistently receives market-rate returns on their investments. The position can be based out of any major European city.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee and participate in the origination a pipeline of growth stage sustainable technology investment opportunities in Europe.

  • Lead the coordination and execution of the entire investment process.

  • Monitor the portfolio with an adequate level of involvement (e.g.: board seat, site visits).

  • Develop expertise and a network of external partners/advisors in the focus areas of our clients by participating in events/conferences and build lasting relationships across the investor and investee community.

  • Play a leading role in current and future fundraising initiatives.

To be considered for this role the following must apply to you:

  • At least 10 years experience in Private Equity investment.

  • End to end investment deal experience within the technology sector.

  • A strong investment track record.

  • The desire to deliver market rate returns in-conjunction with positive environmental and social impact.

The following skills are also sought:

  • Professional experience or interest in environmental solutions is a plus (resource efficiency, circular economy, sustainable food & agriculture, new materials, green economy).

  • Network that includes banks, private equity funds, NGOs, development organizations, academia and other corporates in relevant European hubs.

  • Open, problem-solving and critical mindset; ability to analyze and synthesize.

  • Capable of being accepted & respected at board level. As a shareholder / board member able to act on and solve critical issues.

  • Strong academic background; MBA or CFA credentials is a plus.

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced private equity investor to deploy their skills in a private equity fund at the cutting edge of sustainable investment. If this is an opportunity you could be interested in please reach out or apply directly below. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact George Roberts@george.roberts@acre.com