Acre is thrilled to partner with a first-of-its-kind impact investment fund that will incentivize the development of more sustainable behaviors and practices in the developing tropics by making debt and equity investments across coastal food-production enterprises.
In addition to delivering strong financial returns, the Fund is projected to have a positive impact on the most climate vulnerable communities in the planet by addressing food security, climate resilience and coastal habitat conservation.
The successful Fund Manager will lead the day-to-day operation and strategic direction of the fund as well as build, manage and mentor a high performing team of local investment professionals tasked with identifying, processing and effectively managing emerging investment opportunities in the region to optimize triple bottom-line results.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Developing a strong deal pipeline across South East Asia through networking and other creative avenues, including co-developing value-additive financing opportunities with business owners and senior managers.
Providing financial scrutiny through detailed due diligence of all potential deals to ensure that the firm optimizes the value of its capital allocation for impact investing.
Structuring debt and equity-based financing that meets the needs of investees in various stage of their business growth.
Ongoing management of the investment portfolio though active engagements with portfolio companies to assess and enhance both financial and impact performance.
Producing timely and high-quality reports for the firm's leadership and board on the performance of the portfolio, together with specific actions to ensure the effective and timely resolutions of any issues in a timely fashion.
Developing and managing a regional advisory body of stakeholders representing industry, government and investment sectors.
Investment experience at a top-tier venture capital, private equity or similar financial institution with successful track record in deal sourcing, execution and portfolio engagement.
10+ years of applicable career and/ or graduate school experience is required.
Experience leading highly-skilled, multi-disciplinary teams with diverse backgrounds in a complex, dynamic and fast-moving environment.
Strong working knowledge of social finance trends, innovative deal structures and investment vehicles in emerging markets.
Deal sourcing and execution across emerging markets.
A genuine passion for delivering significant social and environmental impact.
*Temporary relocation to South East Asia is required.
This is a unique opportunity to drive sustainable change and unlock substantial financial opportunity by supporting the development of innovative solutions and business models in some of the world's most at-risk ecosystems.
If interested please contact Sofia Benmouffok or apply today.
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