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Vice President Co-Investment

Capital Dynamics
Published
February 19, 2021
Location
New York, New York
Category
Job Type

Description

Functional Title: Vice President Co-Investment
Department: Private Equity, Co-Investment
Location: New York

To Apply: Please send your resume and cover note to careers@capdyn.com

About Capital Dynamics:

Capital Dynamics is an independent global asset management firm focusing on private assets including private equity, private credit and clean energy infrastructure. Capital Dynamics offers a diversified range of tailored offerings and customized solutions for a broad, global client base, including corporations, family offices, foundations and endowments, high net worth individuals, pension funds and others. We oversee more than USD 15 billion in assets under management and advisement. Capital Dynamics is distinguished by its deep and sustained partnerships with clients, a culture that attracts entrepreneurial thought leaders and a commitment to providing innovative ideas and solutions for its clients.

Department Overview:

Our co-investment team makes direct investments in mid-market companies alongside core and specialist sponsors. We invest across a wide variety of industries in sector leading companies with sustainable competitive positions, strong growth opportunities and high environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) standards. We seek companies based in the US or Western Europe but also have a presence in higher growth, emerging markets.

Role Purpose:

The investment professional will play a key role in helping manage and expand the Firm’s co-investment capabilities in the US. This position offers an excellent opportunity for an investment professional with proven financial, analytical and communication skills and experience in the alternative investment sector. The individual selected for this position will be part of a team managing a portfolio of private equity investments and will be responsible for participating in the team’s sourcing, due diligence and management of the global Co-Investments investment portfolio.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Investments and Due Diligence:

• Evaluation and execution of investment opportunities including deal due diligence, qualitative and quantitative analysis, deal team discussion, management meetings, reference calls, legal and deal memorandums
• Production of near final quality product investment proposals, with limited guidance
• Presentation of investment proposals and due diligence findings during Investment Committee meetings

Marketing and Sourcing:

• Develop personal network with general partners and intermediaries in order to source new investment opportunities
• Participate in presentations to clients/potential clients during portfolio updates and fundraising meetings
Attend general partner annual meetings to establish external presence

Managerial responsibilities:

• Mentor and help to develop junior professionals

This description is for guidance purposes only. You may be required to fulfil additional roles and perform additional duties as required from time to time.

Skills & Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will be a well-rounded business professional with proven direct investment experience and a record of success at a highly regarded financial institution.

• Graduated from a top-tier university; advanced degree preferred
• Eight to 12 years’ relevant work experience
• Established a successful track record of direct investing analysis/due diligence in the private equity industry and have deep investment experience with solid judgment
• Strong commercial sense; rigorous analytics and financial acumen
• Broad network of relationships in the US private equity market
• A trusted strategic advisor and thought leader, with a high content approach to partnering with clients, general partners, and colleagues at all levels and teams
• Possess the experience and gravitas to represent the firm across a wide range of settings
• Highly developed verbal/written communication skills (articulate, balanced and persuasive)
• Ability to structure and present complex ideas and information in a simple persuasive form, both written and verbal
• A highly motivated, self-starter with the ability to work independently while operating within a highly integrated global team context

Diversity and Inclusion:

Capital Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to creating a global diverse workforce. We are a global company with 24 nationalities represented across our staff in 13 offices, spanning North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. We believe diversity and inclusion (“D&I”) is key to being better at what we do and our initiatives are designed to attract, develop, and advance the most talented individuals, regardless of race, sexual orientation, religion, age, gender, disability status or any other dimension of diversity.

To Apply: Please send your resume and cover note to careers@capdyn.com

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