Venture Debt Associate/ VP

Location Dubai
Discipline: Private & Public Markets
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: George Sames

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Job ref: 1612
Published: 27 days ago
Associate/ VP - Venture Debt Fund

Venture Search are working with a newly established Venture Debt Fund, who are seeking an Associate/ VP to join their business.

You will be responsible for various aspects of the investment process, from deal sourcing and due diligence to portfolio management. This role offers a unique opportunity to gain exposure to exciting startups and emerging technologies while contributing to their success.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Deal Sourcing and Screening:

    • Actively source and evaluate potential investment opportunities in the venture debt space.
    • Conduct initial screenings and assessments of companies' financials, business models, and growth prospects.
    • Stay updated on industry trends and market developments to identify emerging investment opportunities.
  2. Due Diligence:

    • Perform comprehensive financial and business due diligence on potential portfolio companies.
    • Analyze financial statements, projections, and market data to assess the risk and potential return of investments.
    • Assist in structuring and negotiating debt financing terms.
  3. Portfolio Management:

    • Monitor the performance of existing portfolio companies, including financial health and compliance with debt covenants.
    • Collaborate with portfolio companies to provide support and guidance on financial and strategic matters.
    • Prepare regular reports and updates for internal and external stakeholders.
  4. Market Research and Analysis:

    • Conduct market research and analysis to identify key industry trends and competitive landscapes.
    • Prepare reports and presentations to support investment decision-making.
  5. Team Collaboration:

    • Collaborate effectively with the broader investment team and support senior team members in various aspects of deal execution.
    • Engage with entrepreneurs and management teams to build strong relationships within the startup ecosystem.

- Min 3 years of Venture Debt experience
- Exceptional financial modelling skills