In this sector, you'll find listed all venture capital and private equity jobs, with positions varying from analysts and associates to directors.
Private equity funds are funds that invest in the equity (i.e. purchase shares) of companies not publicly listed on stock exchanges. There are two large categories for private equity recruitment: venture capital funds and buyout funds. Venture capital funds usually invest in one of three different industries: IT, telecommunications and life sciences. Venture capitalist funds will usually participate in multiple rounds of financing while buyout funds normally invest in a company only once. "Seed investors," for instance, will invest at the start of a company's life, while "late stage" investors invest shortly before a company floats on the stock market.
Buyout funds almost always put their money into established business, as compared to venture capital funds which usually invest in start-ups or very young businesses. They also use debt to fund some of the transaction, invest a larger amount of money than venture capitalists and will seek control of the company they're investing in - conversely, a venture capitalist will usually only own a part share.
There are a number of different types of buyout transaction. These include:
MBOs - Management Buyouts. This happens when a team of executives who are managing a company buy it for themselves from the present owners.
MBIs - Management buy-ins. This happens when a team of managers from another company purchases a rival working in the same sector.
LBO - Leveraged buyouts. Actually, all buyouts are leveraged (it simply means they involve debt). Leveraged buyouts are distinguished by the fact that they are brought about by the buyout firms themselves or by companies who are trying to sell one of their divisions, rather than by teams of managers.
Buyout funds usually seek to use a company's assets as the collateral for loans to fund the deal. This means that companies with a large amount of debt are seldom buyout targets.
Once a buyout fund has purchased a company, it may borrow further large amounts secured against the company's assets; the fund uses some of that money to pay itself before the company is sold to a trade buyer or is floated on a stock exchange.
Private equity and venture capital jobs and careers are split into various categories, including as usual analysts at the lower end, who are responsible for creating financial models and studying numbers to establish whether an investment is advisable; principals who play a important role in deciding whether to go through with a deal and managing the process if it does happen and finally, partners who handle the fund, investigate new investments and maintain relationships with investors. Within these funds, you'll also find jobs for investor relations and operations professionals.
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|Analyst - Private Equity (Real Estate)||Macdonald & Company Property Limited Competitive||Hong Kong SAR||23 May 13|
Senior Analyst/Analyst - Real Estate Private Equity
|Investment manager||Argyll Scott International (Hong Kong) Attractive||Hong Kong SAR||23 May 13|
Our client is a leading special situations hedge fund with strong focus in South East Asia. They are currently...
|Investment Manager, Private Equity & Strategic Investments||Ping An of China Asset Management (HK) Co Ltd Negotiable||Hong Kong SAR||23 May 13|
Screening, evaluation and execution of direct overseas private equity investments. In-house strategic advisory...
|AVP - Valuations Risk, Asia Buy Side||Profile Search & Selection Bonuses||Singapore||23 May 13|
Role provides independent evaluations of proposals to invest in private and public listed companies globally
|Associate - Mergers & Acquisitions||Anton Murray Consulting $160,000 - $220,000||Australia-Sydney||23 May 13|
A leading global advisory business, looking to introduce an established investment banking Associate to their...
|M&A - Senior Analyst & Associate, Top Tier Boutique||Anton Murray Consulting Competitive||Australia-Sydney||23 May 13|
Due to increasing deal flow, this top tier independent advisory house is seeking a Senior Analyst and Senior A...
|Investment Banking Associate - Financial Institutions Group||Anton Murray Consulting Market leading||Hong Kong SAR||23 May 13|
This Iconic investment bank is looking to attract an established Financial Institutions Group (FIG) investmen...
|Manager/Senior Manager - Valuation Modeling & Investment Due Diligence||ALS International Attractive||Singapore||23 May 13|
Our client is an international asset management and private equity house.
|Private Equity Associate||Michael Page Attractive Package||China-Shanghai||23 May 13|
China focused mid-market Private Equity fund with great track record
|Director - Private Equity Real Estate||Michael Page Attractive Package||China-Shanghai||23 May 13|
Senior role for a Private Equity fund engaged in Real Estate/Special Situations investments
|Associate - Private Equity||Derwent Executive $200,000||Australia-Sydney||23 May 13|
This leading private equity fund has significant funds under management and an enviable track record in the LB...
|VP/SVP, MARKET RISK||CA Search Pte Ltd Negotiable & Competitive||Singapore||23 May 13|
We are looking for a dynamic Market/Investment Risk professional who has the interest and commitment to develo...
|Private Equity | Associate | International Fund||Selby Jennings Competitive||China-Shanghai||22 May 13|
** Private Equity, excellent prospescts, reputable firm **
|Private Equity Associate for global PE fund||Funds Partnership Asia Attractive||Hong Kong SAR||22 May 13|
My client a leading PE fund with offices globally, is looking for a strong associate/analyst level candidate t...
|Investment Director for Global Real-Estate Fund||Funds Partnership Asia Competitive||Hong Kong SAR||22 May 13|
A leading Global Private Equity Real Estate Fund is seeking an experienced Investment Director.
|Real Estate Analyst to be based in Hong Kong||Funds Partnership Asia Competitive||Singapore||22 May 13|
A leading Global Private Equity Real Estate Fund is seeking a real estate analyst to join their award winning ...
|VP Private Equity Strategy For Global PE Fund||Funds Partnership Asia Extremely attractive||Singapore||22 May 13|
One of the World's largest Private Equity firms is seeking a Vice President level candidate to join their stra...
|Analyst – Property investment banking and finance||The Avdiev Group $100k package negotiable||Australia-Melbourne||22 May 13|
Boutique Property Investment Banking and Finance business with national focus needs highly motivated analyst a...
|Client Advisor||UBS Australia Competitive||Australia-Sydney||22 May 13|
In 2013, UBS Wealth Management Australia has ambitious plans to grow its business by offering the best investm...
|AVP / VP - Private Equity Investment||Kerry Consulting Pte Ltd (Licence No. 03C4828) Base + Excellent Bonus||Singapore||21 May 13|
This is for one of the leading private equity investment firm in the whole with significant PE investment oper...
|Securities Division, Global Commodities Principal Investments, Analyst - Singapore||Goldman Sachs Competitive||Singapore||21 May 13|
The Goldman Sachs Group is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities a...
|General Manager / Vice President – Private Equity||Not Disclosed Competitive||Hong Kong SAR||21 May 13|
Our Company is looking for a General Manager to head up all PE/VC investment management related business and o...
|Vice President / Assistant Vice President – Fixed Income||Haitong International Securities Group Limited Not Specified||Hong Kong SAR||21 May 13|
Please quote the reference number (Ref: EF/SF/VP) in the application.
|Managing Director, Private Equity||Not Disclosed Competitive||Hong Kong SAR||21 May 13|
Build a solid global principal investment acquisition platform. Raise funds and lead global investments
|Sales Strategies Manager||Profusion Group TBA||Australia-Sydney||21 May 13|
Capital Raising Manager you will be focused on capital raising from global institutional investors concentr...
|Vice President, Healthcare - Venture Capital||Profile Search & Selection Negotiable||China-Beijing||21 May 13|
Vice President, Healthcare Top Tier Venture Capital / Growth Capital Investment Fund. Beijing based
|Vice President, Beijing based - Venture Capital||Profile Search & Selection Competitive Package||China-Beijing||21 May 13|
Vice President, Consumer & Retail Top Tier Venture Capital / Growth Capital Investment Fund. Beijing based
|Director-Corporate M&A and Strategy||Profile Search & Selection Bonus||Singapore||21 May 13|
A Tier 1 global Investment bank with a strong presence across Asia Pacific, our client continues to seek oppor...
|Senior Investment Manager - Large Global PE||Profile Search & Selection Bonuses + Good Asian Exposure||Singapore||21 May 13|
You will be identifying new opportunities for the fund that falls outside the traditional direct investing act...
|Chief Financial Officer, CFO, Investment Company||Stanton Chase Highly Competitive Base Salary + Bonus +...||Hong Kong SAR||21 May 13|
This is an exciting challenge for a high caliber CFO and provides an opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial...