About the role
Our client a Mid-Market private equity house and trusted investment partner is looking for an experienced Edinburgh based Investment Director
Developing strategic investment relationships for the fund, Participating in direct investment strategy and vision formulation.
Sourcing, evaluation and execution of direct investment, co-investment opportunities in line with the strategy, whilst monitoring and optimising portfolio of direct investments and co-investments: analysing historical investment performance, financial statements/models, market data.
Building and presenting investment theses for new deals and follow-on investments. Preparing/reviewing investment memoranda and investment recommendations. Market mapping, sizing, and other research. Leading comprehensive due diligence processes.
Minimum 10 years of experience focused on sourcing, evaluating, and monitoring of direct investments.
Solid experience in direct investment portfolio construction and monitoring.
Excellent organisational skills, including managing projects, tasks, and initiatives tightly, and being forensic on governance and processes.
Strong results focus, ability to work efficiently and grasp various strategic and operational matters yet seek guidance from the senior investment board team where necessary.
Superior analytical skills, systematic and critical thinking. Excellent communication and presentation skills with ability to relay complex ideas in a plain and clear manner.
Demonstrated ability to interact on a C-level with companies, funds, and other partners. Willingness to work effectively and collaboratively in a team environment.
Hands-on direct investment experience and broad network is essential. Candidates without hands-on direct investing experience.
If this opportunity seems of interest to you, click 'apply now' and a member of our team will be in touch!