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About Our Client
An independent global equity manager focused on generating superior returns through active ownership. We serve some of Europe's leading pension funds and were founded by the in-house investment team that built and managed one of the world's largest engaged ownership mandates for a major Dutch pension fund. This unique heritage means we have a strong alignment of interests with our clients in achieving long-term investment success.
We take a fundamental and long term approach to our investments, and engage with the managementteams of our investments and create value by encouraging good governance and sustainable business strategies. Our portfolio comprises of 20-25 high-quality companies. This approach allows us to take larger stakes in, and gain a deeper understanding of, investee companies, which enhances our ability to engage and drive improvements.
Our investment team comprises of 8 professionals, with a diverse and international background, in a flat hierarchy. We are currently looking for an Associate to join our growing team. The role will be based in Amsterdam.
As an Associate Investments in our investment team, you will be responsible for the building and day-to-day monitoring of a focused public equity fund.
You will be involved in screening, idea generation and due diligence with regards to potential opportunities.
You are expected to independently conduct and supervise various investment and company analyses (e.g. valuation, industry and company specific analyses, environmental, social and governance factor analysis, strategy assessment and portfolio analyses). Output includes writing investment proposals, preparing presentations and presenting your results in investment committee meetings. Our due diligence and monitoring process requires taking the lead in preparing and participating in meetings with brokers, industry specialists, competitors and company executives. Additionally, on occasion you will be actively involved in preparing business development documents for potential or existing clients.
The Successful Applicant
As an Associate Investments (Financial Services) you have strong interest in investing and understanding of sustainability
Capacity for original analysis and critical mind
Both a strong individual and a team player
Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint - experience with Bloomberg is a plus
Fluent English spoken/written
Valuation and business analysis experience required
5-8 years working experience - previous experience could include M&A, equity research, private equity, management consulting
Master's degree, ideally in business, economics or finance
What's on Offer
EUR 65.000 - EUR 80.000