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Head Of Investments - Private Equity - London

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: METR250120180854
  • Sector: Buy Side, Selby Jennings, Private equity
  • Date posted: 25/01/2018
Head Of Investments - Private Equity - London

My Client, a multi-billion dollar Private Equity shop is looking for a new Head of Investments to join their team ideally start of Q2. They have fundamental bottoms-up investment philosophy and invest for the long-term. Looking for candidates from a PE shop/ Asset Manager that has a high level of transaction exposure throughout their career and can run investments from Sourcing/Originating to Asset management if needed. Additional experience of debt and mezzanine would be an advantage.


  • Act as the lead transaction advisor to the firm’s Managing Directors; supporting each executive’s acquisition of attractive companies
  • Identify and evaluate investment opportunities across numerous industries and business segments on a nationwide basis
  • Perform financial analysis, strategic business analysis and detailed industry research
  • Identify new business opportunities
  • Structure and negotiate detailed terms of a transaction – serve as the primary negotiator for transactions
  • Develop investment thesis and author investment memorandums to present to relevant capital providers, including senior and mezzanine lenders and equity providers
  • Work with lenders and other third party capital providers to gain support for investment financing
  • Lead due diligence efforts and efficiently direct the transaction team (legal, accounting, etc)
  • Manage and mentor Junior team members
  • Coordinate transaction closings
  • Take part in fundraising activities


  • 12-15 yrs of experience in Private Equity, Strategy Consulting or Investment Banking, combination of these would count as an advantage
  • Transaction related experience as a principal or in advisory role
  • Ability to enjoy and contribute to a collegial, small-firm culture; driven and decisive personality
  • Top University Education; MBA strongly preferred; or equivalent experience required
You should be aiming to express your interest immediately. Utmost confidentiality assured. Please apply directly to quantsemea(AT)selbyjennings(DOT)com or visit our Website,

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