AMD, Alternative Investment & Manager Selection, Private Equity, Analyst - Hong Kong

Goldman Sachs (Hong Kong, Hong Kong) 8 days ago

AMD

Asset Management Division (AMD) is one of the world’s leading investment managers. AMD provides institutional and individual investors with investment and advisory solutions, with strategies spanning asset classes, industries, and geographies. We help our clients navigate today’s dynamic markets, and identify the opportunities that shape their portfolios and long-term investment goals. We extend these global capabilities to the world’s leading pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, central banks, insurance companies, financial institutions, endowments, foundations, individuals and family offices.

AIMS: Alternative Investments & Manager Selection

The Alternative Investments & Manager Selection (“AIMS”) Group is responsible for identifying, researching and selecting leading third-party investment managers. The group provides investors with investment and advisory solutions across leading hedge fund managers, private equity funds, secondaries, GP stakes, real estate managers, public equity and fixed income strategies. With over 350 professionals across 11 offices globally, the AIMS Group helps institutional and individual investors with their program design, manager diligence, portfolio construction and risk management. The investment solutions in AIMS have a long history and our programs have seeded and partnered with many of the world's most prominent alternative investment managers.Today, AIMS oversees over $275 billion across portfolios of both customized and commingled fund solutions as one of the world's broadest, deepest and longest-standing “open architecture” programs. We manage globally diversified programs, targeted sector-specific strategies, customized portfolios, and a range of advisory services. Our investors generally access opportunities through new fund commitments, secondary market investments, co-investments, seed capital investments, investment manager equity / revenue share stakes, or fund of fund solutions.

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to join a growing team in a fast-paced and high performance environment. The AIMS – Private Equity Analyst/Associate role exposes junior investment professionals to interactions with senior leaders in the private equity industry. In this role, you will have the opportunity to take part in complex investment transactions and execute deals across various fund, single asset, and other bespoke strategies. A successful candidate will challenge and develop his/her technical skills and expand his/her industry network given the broad range of investment processes he/she will be involved in, within a top tier global financial institution.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct due diligence and evaluate private equity managers for consideration as part of fund-offunds and or separate account mandates; secondary private equity transactions, with a specific focus on asset-level valuation within portfolios; co-investment opportunities across a broad range of private equity deal types and sectors
  • Support the deal team on an increasing number of direct deal opportunities (single asset secondaries, co-investments) by evaluating financial, legal and commercial due diligence materials and building operating and buyout models
  • Perform due diligence on private market fund managers across Asia-Pacific, including assessing the quality of investment teams, investment strategies, alignment and track record
  • Present investment opportunities to the Investment Committee through written and oral presentations, and conduct required follow-ups
  • Coordinate the execution of investments across all deal types, including working closely with internal (e.g., internal counsel, compliance, cash management) and external parties (e.g., private equity managers, external counsel)
  • Monitor the performance and risk profile of existing portfolio investments

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1-2 years of experience in Corporate Finance/ M&A/ Leverage Finance/ Private Equity/ Other Private Markets Investing in Asia-Pacific; position will be commensurate with experience
  • Proven academic performance with a degree from a top university; MBA a plus for more senior positions
  • Excellent modeling, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills to oversee production of a high volume of quality work within tight timeframes, often including multiple simultaneous projects
  • Attention to detail – proven experience of delivering high levels of accuracy
  • Candidate must be a team player, self-motivated and demonstrate a willingness to take on responsibility
  • Knowledge and understanding of Excel, PowerPoint and Word and adaptability to other software products
  • Written and verbal communication skills in English and Mandarin will be prioritized

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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AMD, Alternative Investment & Manager Selection, Private Equity, Analyst - Hong Kong

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