Job Title
Associate Fund Principal: Fund of Funds & Co-Investments
Employment Type
Full Time
5 to 8 years
R1200000 to R1800000
Job Published
04 February 2022
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Job Description

Position: Associate Fund Principal: Fund of Funds & Co-Investments


  • BCom/BBusSci (Hons) Financial Management, Finance, Investment Management or BSc (Hons) or related equivalent qualification
  • Postgraduate qualification (Masters, MBA, etc), CFA or CA(SA) would be advantageous
  • 5 - 8 years’ experience in investment industry. Fund of Funds or Multi-manager experience would be advantageous
  • Previous transaction experience
  • Private equity industry knowledge
  • FAIS RE 05 Certificate or must be obtained within 6 months of employment


  • Deal sourcing - proactively identify investment partners and opportunities
  • Deal screening - desktop analysis of investment opportunities
  • Preparation of preliminary scoping reports
  • Lead the transaction team through the whole investment process
  • Conduct and coordinate due diligence on potential investment opportunities
  • Participate in structuring and pricing of transactions
  • Participate in negotiation of term sheets
  • Preparation of appraisal reports
  • Review and comment on transaction agreements
  • Participate in the implementation and disbursement process
  • Lead the handover of approved transactions to various divisions including portfolio management
  • Ongoing monitoring of a portfolio of funds, including review of quarterly reports, valuation, risk management, compliance, and reporting
  • Participate in the exit process for transactions

Competencies and skills:

  • Investment analysis
  • Strong transaction execution skills
  • Basic financial modelling skills
  • Planning and organising skills
  • Time management
  • Research and analytical skills
  • Commercial skills
  • Writing and presentation skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Negotiation and deal structuring
  • Problem solving