Analyst

  • Competitive
  • Zürich, Schweiz
  • Festanstellung, Vollzeit
  • Unigestion
  • 15 Feb 18 2018-02-15

Unigestion is a boutique asset manager with the scale to deliver global tailor-made investment solutions for thoughtful investors. Our core values – integrity, independence, excellence and guidance – are at the heart of everything we do. We are responsible for managing some US$25.9 bn in client assets across our four areas of expertise: equity, multi asset investing, private equity and alternatives. We believe that risk management is an enduring driver of long-term investment performance, and we therefore apply a risk lens to all our strategies.

The person hired will be working within the Private Equity investment line. This team manages around US$7 bn and includes 54 dedicated people.

Job Description

Investment sourcing & execution:

  •  Main focus on secondary and direct investment opportunities
  •  Support the sourcing of direct and secondary opportunities, leveraging relationships across Europe
  •  Initial review of incoming investment opportunities, preparation of initial entries and management of the secondary and direct investment pipelines
  •  Perform valuation modelling and sensitivity analysis
  •  Support in business and legal due diligence including closing process of transactions
  •  Support in election and structuring of appropriate holdings and other legal / tax requirements

Investment monitoring:

  •   Support in monitoring and reporting process of the investment portfolio
  •   Perform quarterly valuations of direct as well as secondary fund holdings

General activities:

  •   Support in research and report on specific sub-sectors / regions of the European private equity market 
  •   Participate in marketing / client service activities on an ad hoc basis
  •   Participate in broader team discussions on all private equity investments presented by other investment team members

Required Profile

  •   University degree from leading institution in business administration or economics (with major in finance)
  •   Up to 3 years of combined experience in private equity, investment banking, M&A or transaction services

  Exceptional analytical skills 

  •   Strong skills in MS Office and financial modelling
  •   Excellent oral and written communication skills
  •   Residence or viable permit to reside in Switzerland is a strong plus

Languages

  • Strong spoken and written English; solid knowledge of German, French or Italian is a strong plus

Personality

  •   Self-starter, with an ability to work with people across multiple offices
  •   Ability to work in a team and independently
  •   Skilful at producing precise, organised and accurate work
  •   Highly motivated and enjoys challenges
  •   Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  •   Strong sense of values and ethics

Appointment date

  • Immediately, or as convenient.

Please apply via email at recruitingprivateequity@unigestion.com