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Investment Director - Private Equity - London

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: METR1311171128
  • Sector: Buy Side, Private equity, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 13/11/2017
Investment Director UK SME Growth Equity

My client is a Fastgrowing fund management firm, they have raised in excess of £250m to date and are continuing to raise funds at an accelerating rate.
They're currently searching for a new Investment Director as they've successfully raised funds that need to be invested.

The role is for an Investment Director UK SME Growth Equity opportunity with a Growing, successful and entrepreneurial Private Equity fund focused on UK SME companies. Early stage (Ventures/Series A) UK company investments (£1-5m), Tech focused. Based in London.


The Private Equity fund has successfully raised funds that need to be invested in early-stage companies, with a focus on tech companies. Growth equity investments will range between £1-5 million in the UK market.

They are looking to hire an Investment Director to potentially lead the team as the head of Growth Equity.

The Investment Director will be responsible for all aspects of the investment cycle from origination, due diligence, execution and portfolio management.


The Successful Applicant


Exciting Investment Director UK SME Growth Equity opportunity with a Growing, successful and entrepreneurial Private Equity fund focused on UK SME companies. Early stage UK company investments (£1-5m), Tech focused. Based in London.


The ideal candidate will have:
  • A track record of making growth equity investments 1 - 5m into the UK market
  • Experience of working in corporate finance, transaction services or consulting from either an Investment Bank, Accounting Firm, Advisory House or Consultancy Firm
  • Experience of taking a business through series A and B of funding
  • Additional buy-side/ transaction experience
  • Strong leadership and strategic commercial skills
Potentially the successful person could have worked in startups or grown tech companies, and then went into investing. Or someone who has successfully set up a start-up and grown the business.

You should be aiming to express your interest immediately. Utmost confidentiality assured. Please apply directly to fundmanagement(AT)selbyjennings(DOT)com or visit our Website, www.selbyjennings.com



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