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Analyst Fund of Funds - New York

Why Ardian? 

Ardian is a world-leading private investment house with assets of US$110bn managed or advised in Europe, the Americas and Asia. The company is majority-owned by its employees. It keeps entrepreneurship at its heart and focuses on delivering excellent investment performance to its global investor base. Through its commitment to shared outcomes for all stakeholders, Ardian’s activities fuel individual, corporate and economic growth around the world. Holding close its core values of excellence, loyalty and entrepreneurship, Ardian maintains a truly global network, with more than 700 employees working from fifteen offices across Europe (Frankfurt, Jersey, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, Paris and Zurich), the Americas (New York, San Francisco and Santiago) and Asia (Beijing, Singapore, Tokyo and Seoul). It manages funds on behalf of around 1,000 clients through five pillars of investment expertise: Fund of Funds, Direct Funds, Infrastructure, Real Estate and Private Debt. Follow Ardian on Twitter @Ardian

The Role

The Analyst will focus on primary, early secondary and secondary investments, providing highly advanced support in investment functions including financial modeling, valuation analysis of private equity funds and companies, preparation of investment recommendations for Ardian’s global investment committee, as well as various ad hoc reports and projects as needed.  

Secondary fund of funds:
  • Participate in investment opportunities sourcing effort
  • Value and price equity interests in private equity funds and companies
  • Prepare financial projections and transaction modeling
  • Prepare investment recommendations
  • Present to global team and Investment Committee
  • Monitor investments and development vs. targeted performance
  • Prepare reporting presentations to Limited Partners and Advisory Board
Primary fund of funds:
  • Screen North American Private Equity market
  • Compile information and conduct research 
  • Conduct due diligence (strategy, team, performance)
  • Prepare investment recommendation
  • Present to global team and Investment Committee
  • Monitor portfolio through ongoing dialogue with managers & attendance of investors meetings Prepare reporting presentations to Limited Partners

Required Skills

  • Drive for results, teachable, always delivers high quality work 
  • Deep understanding of corporate finance principles and how to analyze investment opportunities
  • Very strong excel modeling skills
  • Strong writing and memo-drafting skills
  • Organized and motivated
  • Strong analytical mindset

Profile

  • Degree in Finance or other related field
  • 1-2 years experiences in finance - investment banking, strategy consulting, or valuation
  • Familiarity working with international teams and across cultures
  • Work authorization in the U.S. is required.

About the Team 

Since 1999, the multicultural Fund of Funds team composed of 80 investment professionals has developed an unrivalled network and secured preferential positioning to acquire stakes in high-quality private equity and infrastructure funds from institutional investors. Based in Paris, London, Frankfurt, Zurich, New York, San Francisco

Application Process

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  • Title

    Analyst Fund of Funds - New York
  • Departement

    Fund of Funds
  • Location

    New York
  • Contract

    Permanent
  • Start date

  • Title

    Analyst Fund of Funds - New York
  • Departement

    Fund of Funds
  • Location

    New York
  • Contract

    Permanent
  • Start date