Investment Associate

Investment Associate

Location: Amsterdam, NL (or surroundings)

Type: Full-time

Language: English

Applications are open till 30 September 2023.

Applications Open
* While we very much appreciate the interest in HPE Growth and despite the careful review of each application, we might not be able to respond and provide feedback to all incoming applications.

HPE Growth is looking for Associates and providing a unique opportunity to join a leading team in the European expansion capital market with real responsibility and outstanding on-the-job training.

What you will be doing

• Actively participate and contribute in all aspects of the deal flow from industry mapping, conducting industry analyses, approaching investment targets to evaluating investment opportunities

• Gain exposure to the investment process by supporting valuation, commercial and financial due diligence, and preparing investment memoranda and assist with transaction execution efforts including support on managing external advisors involved in confirmatory due diligence

• Meet and network with exceptional entrepreneurs and attend industry-leading events;

• Monitor, research and develop intelligence and investment themes on emerging trends and disruptive companies

• Conduct qualitative and quantitative analyses as part of our deal evaluation efforts (including building financial models and technical valuation analysis)

• Actively monitor key monthly metrics for the investment portfolio and support existing portfolio companies on follow-on investments and preparations for exit

Who are you

• You are a humble team-player with an entrepreneurial mind-set, a hands-on working attitude and excellent interpersonal skills

• Self-starter with high willingness to take ownership

• Have attention to detail along with organization and follow-through skills with the ability to work well under deadlines and juggle multiple priorities

• Strong business judgment, strategic thinking, and analytical skills

• High level of energy, enthusiasm, and commitment to success and transparency

• Eager to leverage technology to the positive, make a difference and to make impact

What you bring

• A genuine passion for technology companies and growth investing in Europe

• At least 1-3 years of relevant professional working experience across a combination of among others any of the following industries: scale-up, banking, strategy consulting, growth investing or private equity

• A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with excellent credentials from a leading university or business school

• Deep financial and analytical skills as well as experience in analyzing market trends, company valuations and preparing business plans and information memoranda

• Experience in or affinity for SaaS, FinTech, Digital Health and Climate Tech is helpful but not a must

• Strong technical Excel and PowerPoint skills

• Fluency in English, both written and verbal, and excellent communication skills

• Open to be based in Amsterdam (or surroundings)

Does this sound like you?

Contact our partner Frederic Huynen via LinkedIn, and introduce yourself telling us why are you interested in joining HPE. Make sure to include your CV, a short cover letter, and earliest availability.
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