Investment Manager, Best-in-Class European Impact Investing Fund, Munich, Germany
PER, Private Equity Recruitment
Location: Munich, Germany
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 12024739
REFERENCE: 9896 /30G
We are supporting an ambitious new impact investment firm in the continued growth of their new DACH team; they are looking to hire two Investment Managers to join the current team of 4. The firm is founded by one of the pioneers of European private equity and has the cornerstone support of a major global institution in the ESG / responsible investing field. The firm has held a substantial close on their first fund and already completed their first investment. This team marries a world-class active ownership approach with genuine thought leadership in sustainability, seeking to measure and manage impact in delivering a more sustainable world and generate superior returns across economic cycles.
As an Investment Manager in the firm, you will take the lead on buy-out investments - from origination and analysis of deal opportunities to due diligence workstream management and execution
Target growing businesses that already do or can contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals and management teams open to ambitious active ownership; the firm is sector agnostic and focused on businesses that can contribute to a societal challenge and deliver attractive financial returns
Drive the active ownership approach into portfolio value creation, measuring and managing both financial and sustainable impacts and returns for "Profit + Purpose"
Strong track record from previous private equity investing experience, preferably in the German mid-market
Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
A clear cultural alignment with the values and objectives of the firm and a demonstrable commitment to impact investing
An international perspective, with native German, fluent English and exposure to intercultural working
Ambitious and entrepreneurial self-starter with outstanding analytical skills and the drive to make a real impact