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Investment Associate

Job title: Investment Associate
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Bahrain
Function: Banking
Industry: Renewable Energy
Start Date: 05/08/2019
Reference: 30211
Contact name: Joseph Edlin
Contact email: joe@formativesearch.com
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Formative Search are partnered with a leading Asset Management company with extensive experience in the Energy & Infrastructure sectors globally. This company has shareholders and investors from Sovereign Institutions and are active within Energy, Power, Transport & Logistics, Telecoms, Water, Waste and Social Infrastructure.

We are supporting the hiring of an Associate which will be based in Bahrain. The successful candidate will have an existing knowledge of Infrastructure, Energy, Power or related markets in either the Middle East or Asia, and experience in the execution of transactions in the region. The Associate will have support from the experienced team in Bahrain and will have the opportunity to work on a variety of transactions across the Middle East and Asia.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assessment of Investment Opportunities

  • Financial Modelling

  • Write investment recommendation

  • Assist Post investment & Ad hoc tasks

  • Assist team in preparing Financial model

  • Assist in analysing balance sheets, cash flow and income statements

  • Write up due diligence concept paper

  • Ensure appraisal reports are comprehensive and include all the due diligence findings, forecasts, financial modelling, historical financials, industry overview, company overview, risks, mitigants and rationale for the investment.

  • Assist in the development, execution and maintenance of business plans.

  • Perform various tasks related to the post-investment monitoring of portfolio including industry and market research as well as keeping abreast of industry and country developments for those countries where the fund has investments.

  • Provide financial and strategic support to portfolio companies post-investment

  • Work with the investment team and senior management to enhance the value of the portfolio companies

  • Providing general support to the team with ad hoc tasks.

  • Prepare documents for both internal purposes and external investors. Provide analytical support to management on corporate and strategic initiatives


  • Graduate in finance/CFA or relevant qualifications

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Dynamic/innovative and visionary

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