PE Investment Associate


Eighteen48 Partners is a private investment office which manages multi-asset class portfolios for large family and endowment clients. We employ a long-term, endowment style investment approach and build true partnerships with our clients by investing our own capital alongside theirs.

The Role

We are looking to hire an Associate within the PrivateEquity team. The role will assist with sourcing, analysing, and monitoring direct co-investment opportunities and private fund investments across illiquid asset classes. The position is full-time, based in our office in Knightsbridge,London.

  • Assisting with all elements of co-investment and fund selection processes including attending manager meetings, conducting in depth quantitative and qualitative analyses, conducting expert and reference calls and writing IC materials.  
  • Monitoring existing fund investments and co-investments, develop and maintain relationships with fund managers.
  • Contributing to the asset allocation and portfolio construction of Eighteen48’s Fund of Fund vehicles.
  • Supporting performance and client reporting functions.
  • Managing fund and direct investment opportunity pipelines.
  • Performing other ad-hoc tasks relating to the investment analysis process as required.
  • The ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of experience in PE fund selection and Co-Investment underwriting. We also encourage applications from candidates with 2-4 years of experience in other areas of corporate finance/investment management, but who wish to transition to a fund and investment analysis role.
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills(including financial modelling experience) are essential, progress towards a professional qualification is preferred.
  • Familiarity with private fund strategies (e.g. Buyout,Growth, Credit, VC).
  • Strong academic background.
  • Logical, curious and a critical thinker.
  • Strong communication skills; able to convey complex qualitative and quantitative information concisely and accurately, both verbally and in writing.
  • Self-starter; able to proactively manage multiple work streams simultaneously.
  •  Uncompromising attention to detail.
  • Fluency in a second European language is preferred but not essential.
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