Overview

About Our Client
Our client is a top tier, global alternative asset manager with an investments track record in the region and an appetite to invest further. The firm places a high degree of importance on numeric ability, initiative, culture, and the willingness & ability to take ownership of work and projects.

Job Description
The role presents an opportunity to join a major global player, and gain investments experience in the Middle East. The Analyst will take primary ownership of financial modelling and preparing investment reports for the underwriting and execution of transactions, which also involves investment screening, portfolio management and exit readiness primarily across real estate and infrastructure sectors in the Middle East

The ideal candidate will currently be an Analyst 2/ Analyst 3 at a Bulge Bracket Investment Bank (or would have recently transitioned to a Top Tier Private Equity firm) in an active capital market / financial hub, and thus have significant exposure to M&A transactions across sectors (preference for exposure to Infrastructure M&A). Qualitatively, they will have a passion to work in Private Equity, and will be enthusiastic about being an early member in a growing team and a progressive career with the firm.

An overview of the responsibilities would be:

Conducting research on market trends, pricing and competition including recent acquisitions and dispositions, etc and assisting in sourcing for opportunities in the Middle East
Conducting due diligence on potential investments including building financial models and providing analysis on the same
Building complex financial models including building assumptions and translating data on the same
Assisting with the preparation of high-quality investment committee presentation materials and other supporting documents in a clear concise manner
Assisting with the execution of acquisitions and dispositions including preparation of aspects of draft term sheets, letters of intent or offer letters
Managing information into data room for buyer due diligence and assistance with submitting the same
Being involved in other ad-hoc projects for the team

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will:

Have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Business/ Finance / Economics from a Top 100 University; will preferably have a Masters Degree/ MBA at a Top 50 University
Have 2-3 years’ experience within a bulge-bracket investment banking firm (infrastructure M&A preferred) or recently transitioned into private equity
Have excellent quantitative skills and financial modelling skills such as valuation, merger models, portfolio metrics, DCF models etc.
Have excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills
Be an Arabic speaker – preferred
Have strong rationale behind relocating to Dubai
Be passionate about having a career in Private Equity

What’s on Offer
Bulge Bracket M&A or Top Tier Private Equity Experience required
Superior, accomplished financial modelling, presentation and critical thinking skills required

Analyst, Private Equity – Global Alternative Asset Manager Financial services. Bulge Bracket M&A or Top Tier Private Equity Experience required

Superior, accomplished financial modelling, presentation and critical thinking