Lead Venture Investment Director / Manager for DACH, Deep Tech Pan-European VC, Remote, Germany
PER, Private Equity Recruitment
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 13312804
REFERENCE: 10716 /30G
Our client is a leading pan-European investor in private equity and venture capital who has been investing for over 20 years in Western Europe. Its venture arm focuses on Series A-B investments in technology and life sciences with a deal team of 9 people. With a few compelling investments made already in the DACH region, they want to strengthen their presence by hiring a lead investor based locally to focus on DACH deep tech start-up investing.
Their current fund reached over ???125 million in commitments from institutional investors, and is currently being deployed into deep tech opportunities: complex software and web-based platforms (IoT, cloud, cyber security), quantum computing and hardware (electronic components and advanced engineered materials). Their ambition is to deploy this vehicle within the next 2-3 years and they are now looking for an Investment Director or Manager to lead on deal sourcing, execution and portfolio value creation in DACH. Based anywhere in Germany, you will oversee new investments within a range of ???3-15M per ticket (capital increase, convertibles, cash out and secondaries) and represent the firm on various boards.
Lead the origination and execution of new investments in the DACH region
Responsibility over the whole transaction process, including qualitative and quantitative investment analysis, deal structuring and negotiation through to closing
You will work actively with the portfolio companies, where required, taking on board positions to support the management teams and drive value creation and growth
Proven venture investment experience from a leading international or DACH venture capital fund
High level of independence and a hands-on mindset are essential
Ability to communicate effectively with various stakeholders and across different seniority levels