Senior Investment Associate At Centum

Senior Investment Associate At Centum


Senior Investment Associate At Centum

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Job Summary
This role will involve leading and managing the end to end process in the acquisition or divestment of middle market investments in East Africa for companies in the $5m - $15m EBITDA range. He/She will also lead in the preparation of business case and supporting documentation to execute transaction opportunities which will involve support to the Director(s) in the preparation and presentation to the Investment Committee. In addition, the individual will assist in developing business networks to find new investment Targets/Opportunities
Principal Accountabilities
Lead on research industry and market data to support the development of investment strategies and transaction opportunities
Develop ideas deal structuring on transactions
Contribute to the investment thesis and identification of value creation strategies and exit options
Initiate due diligence process including overseeing modelling, valuation and analysis prepared by junior colleagues
Initiate and coordinate discussions with internal sector experts and external advisors to lead the due diligence process and validation of the business case including identification of key transaction issues
Work with legal, tax and other internal teams, through the transaction execution process, including ensuring transaction documentation and structuring are consistent with the business case
Prepare investment committee presentation material and other documents as necessary to secure institutional and regulatory support for transaction
Assist in organization and co-ordination of large working groups to complete the execution of a transaction
Conduct special projects as required

Minimum Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree
An Accounting Designation or
CFA or CAIA Designation/Ongoing
Master’s Designation or any other relevant advanced degree ( added advantage)
Excellent financial modelling, valuation and corporate financing
4 years plus experience in private equity in emerging markets
Experience in the deployment of equity and debt investments
Existing relationships within the East African M&A deal sourcing and investment banking community a plus
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strategic thinker with analytical and creative problem-solving ability
Ability to work independently and pro-actively in a fast-paced environment
Leadership skills including the ability to provide direction and coaching to team members
Meticulous attention to detail
Experience of working towards delivering operational targets through project management
Ability to apply technical knowledge gained from studies and training in professional environment
Ability to provide direction and training to junior team members

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