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Associate Director Private Equity At Leap29

Date Posted: 16/Mar/2014
Deadline: 31/Mar/2014

Our client is a leading Private Equity firm that invests in multiple locations around the world. They are keen to find a Associate Director specialising in Private Equity transactions in Nigeria. As Associate Director candidates will play a key role in the origination, structuring and execution of deals in Nigeria and across the African continent. Candidates are expected to have solid deal experience in Nigeria-focused Infrastructure and TMT investments, although generalists with this coverage will be considered. The role will be based out of Lagos.


Core Responsibilities:

Lead role in the Investment Process from Origination to Execution. - Reporting to Head of Private Equity for Nigeria - Key role in investment decision making process, alongside peers and Head of Department. - Principal liaison for clients investing in Nigeria and across West Africa. - Sourcing and Evaluation of Deal Opportunities. - Co-management of a team of Associates and Analysts. - Must have an excellent Pan-African contact network, with centre in Nigerian market. - Must have exceptional track record/ deal experience in West Africa. - Significant expertise in Financial Modeling, Due Diligence, Valuation and Investment Research required,


Key Requirements:

- 8-10 years of experience in (buy side) Private Equity.
- Bachelor's/Masters in Finance/ Economics related discipline. 
- At least 4 years at an International Bulge Bracket/ Tier 1 Private Equity Firm.
- CFA Charter Holder (preferred).
- Broad transaction exposure- TMT/Infra preferred.
- Native fluency in English.


This is an excellent opportunity to become a part of one of the world's more prominent Private Equity/ Principal Investment firms. The role offers candidates the opportunity to be involved in a multitude of deals in Nigeria and across West Africa. Candidates will be required to be located out of Lagos, Nigeria for this opportunity. To apply please send an MSWord copy of your CV to Alex Coyne at Leap29 via the relevant website channels. Due to a large number of applicants only suitable applicants will be selected for candidacy.


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