Private Equity Origination Director

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Private Equity Origination Director
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About the Opportunity
Private Equity Origination Director

• Newly created Private Equity Fund

• Fund Raised & Actively Investing

• Origination & Research Focus

This represents an exciting opportunity to join a newly established Private Equity Fund and support the Investment team and Founding Partners with deal origination activity. The Fund has successfully raised capital and is focused on investing in Australian private businesses in the small to mid-cap market who have defendable market positions and strong growth trajectories both domestically and globally. Adopting a Partnership style approach with business owners and founders, the Fund will play an active role in the operational development and growth of the businesses and help drive them through their next phase of growth.

As the Origination Director you will be responsible for supporting the Investment team in developing opportunities for the Fund through the identification and evaluation of investment opportunities and coordination of deal flow. Utilising your research and networking skills, you will be able to effectively map out market opportunities and trends to lead idea generation for the team and will be instrumental in establishing relationships with target companies and building a deep understanding of sectors and growth opportunities.

Successful applicants will be comfortable working in an origination capacity where they can combine research and analytical skills to be able to create and drive a strategy and lead to identification of investment opportunities. You will have gained 8+ years’ experience working in investment banking (M&A, Leveraged Finance, ECM) / corporate advisory, a similar role within private capital or potentially a business development/origination role within a professional services firm (legal, accounting, consulting).  Candidates will ideally have experience working with lower to mid-market/SME style businesses and will display a clear passion for working in an investing environment. You must be a self-starter who can work as part of a small team and be a highly effective relationship builder and communicator who will utilise their networks to create opportunities and build the brand of the Fund in the market.

You must have full working rights for Australia to be considered for this role.

To apply for this position or gain to further information please contact Ali Roger on aroger@jmes.com.au / 02 9235 9450