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Private Equity Associate

Our client is a highly regarded and international core plus infrastructure private equity group with a strong presence in the Asia region based out of Hong Kong. Having built a world class investment team, they have invested in some of the leading infrastructure deals in the market and developed a multibillion dollar portfolio of assets across power, energy, telecommunications and many other asset classes.

As the business continues to regularly invest, there is a need to hire an Investment Associate who will support the senior team on deals across all sectors but with a key focus on the telecommunications market. This is an excellent opportunity for a Korean or Indonesian speaking bulge bracket investment banking Associate to build a market leading investment track record with long term career opportunities.

The Associate will:

  • Report directly to the Managing Director whilst supporting senior members of the team on the origination and execution of deals.

  • Support on deals across all asset classes but focus predominantly on the telecommunications market including data centres, fibre network, towers and many other markets.

  • Play a key role on the execution of deals including taking responsibility for building financial models from scratch and valuations.

  • Lead on conducting due diligence as well as overseeing and coordinating all advisory parties.

  • Prepare Investment Committee presentations and memorandums.

  • Conduct market research and analysis to generate investment opportunities and strategies.

  • Regularly interact with senior management of portfolio companies, supporting to develop strategies and operations to improve value.

Interested candidates must;

  • Be currently sitting in a Senior Analyst, Junior Associate or similar level position within a bulge bracket investment bank.

  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of the infrastructure, TMT or industrial market with a good M&A deal track record.

  • Be fluent in either Korean or Indonesian Bahasa with excellent English and communication/presentation skills.

  • Be currently based in a leading financial centre such as Asia, Europe or the US.

  • Possess a very strong and all round skill set with the ability to build leveraged buyout financial models from scratch.

  • Hold a finance, engineering, mathematics or related degree from a highly regarded university.

  • Be highly driven, motivated and eager to build an investment career with a leading PE group.

The criteria listed above will be strictly applied. If you feel you meet the requirements, you are respectfully requested to submit your CV in Microsoft Word format.

Cobalt are specialists in the infrastructure market.