Deal Analyst

InvestX -- The Company

InvestX Capital Ltd. is a young fast-moving company launched in March 2014 backed by a number of institutional investors. InvestX gives broker dealer's retail high net worth clients access to exclusive late stage investments like DocuSign, Spotify, UBER, Pinterest, and Dropbox in retail size allotments for the first time. Growth equity is one of the top performing asset classes but until InvestX had only been available to institutional and ultra-high net worth investors.

InvestX has been featured and covered by the Wall Street Journal, Fin Alternatives, Dow Jones, Globe & Mail, Thomson Reuters, New York Times and others.

 

Role -- Deal Analyst

We're looking for a Deal Analyst to help us redefine the private investment industry. If deal-making in cutting edge transactions in world class companies excites you, you have found your home!

You're the ideal candidate if you thrive and excel in a fast-paced work environment and enjoy working closely with--and rely upon--a super smart and entrepreneurial team of people fired up about growing a great company.

You'll be a key part of a team that helps create a new industry marketplace.

The Deal Analyst is responsible for performing due dilligence on prospective financial investments, preparing investment materials, monitoring investments, building relationship with principals of the portfolio companies, and helping source shares. You are talented; know how to work with a team, ambitious, and highly self-motivated.

You thrive when surrounded by talented people and you desire the opportunity to make a significant contribution to bottom-line business results. You'll also need to be able to find comfort in chaos. You'll need to be able to keep your cool, lead and enjoy the work along the way.

 

Main Responsibilities:

Deal Making: Source, network and building relationships to find and make deals to purchase shares from primary and secondary sources in target portfolio companies. Generate leads for new investment opportunites, with a particular focus around larger investment opportunities. Build and maintain relations with executives and management teams of target and portfolio companies. Build and maintain relations with Venture Capital firms, executives, acquisition founders and secondary sources.
Research & Analysis: Perform due diligence on target investments, prepare company valuation models, cap table share analysis and assist in various other research and analysis.
Writing and Editing: Prepare research reports for distribution to clients. Excellent writing skills with strong ability to explain investment thesis in an easy to understand way for retail clients.
Teamwork: Work closely with the executive team, sales and marketing, to provide insight on industry, portfolio companies, and pricing trends. Work with internal stakeholders to identify and develop ideas and themes for target portfolio investments.
All-In: Bring your passion and expertise to maximize your understanding of the market, our portfolio companies and what it'll take to be a leader in this space.

 
Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years working at an investment bank, buy-side or management consulting firm.
  • Analyst experience.
  • Proven track record of sourcing, evaluating and closing deals.
  • Understanding of institutional equity research and sales.
  • Bachelor's degree in an area such as finance, economics or business.
  • Excellent mathematical, Excel and financial modeling skills.
  • Knowledge of private equity investment exits and processes related to M&A's, IPO's, etc.
  • Demonstrated team player with ability to motivate and maintain strong working relationships.
  • A willingness to dig in when it's crunch time.

 

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Love for deal making.
  • Significant experience sourcing investment opportunites at a top-tier Venture Capital fund, Growth Equity fund, Private Equity fund, or Investment Bank.
  • Ready to roll up your sleeves & contribute wherever it's needed.
  • You have worked in a regulated environment.
  • You have worked in a start-up.
  • You are passionate and self-motivated.
  • Learning is a personal core value of yours.
  • Analytical - You transform data into insights that power strategic initiatives.
  • Coolness Factor - You aren't a drone or a pessimist. A unique personality with a positive outlook is very important to us.
  • Smart with an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • You have a track record of achievement.
  • Is comfortable in constrained budget/resource environments.
  • Get stuff done!

 

This is a salaried full-time position ($80k-$120k) with equity compensation (0.25-0.50%).

 

To apply or refer a candidate, please send resume and cover letter to joinourteam@investX.com