Executive/Manager (Associate / Senior Associate /AVP) - Real Assets - Energy Transition – London

Macquarie Group

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


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Come and join the largest infrastructure asset manager globally and be part of our entrepreneurial and innovative culture here at Macquarie Asset Management. If you're determined to succeed in your career, then we have a very exciting opportunity for you to help you reach your potential!

In this role you will be joining our Asset Management’s Real Asset platform; the leading global infrastructure asset manager and also be part of our higher return funds offering.

As an Executive or Manager (Associate / Senior Associate / AVP) you will join our Energy Transition team based in London. This is a large yet further growing team, with a focus on higher return Core Plus investments, including inter alia energy services and industrial infrastructure carve-outs, that offer value creation and growth opportunities. We have significant upcoming dealflows and will be highly active in deploying capital into new as well as managing our existing investments. We invest with purpose and put a strong focus on best practices in operational and ESG performance in our investment framework.

You will be an integral member of the European infrastructure team with exposure across the full life-cycle of investments; primarily working on investment opportunities but also supporting the asset management of portfolio businesses, refinancings, restructurings and the sourcing of new investment opportunities. Here you will work with senior management both within Macquarie as well as at portfolio companies to identify and pursue transaction opportunities and support the execution of strategic value creation initiatives.

Operating as a key part of our deal team, you will work closely with your colleagues and external advisors in sourcing, screening, assessing and negotiating of transactions. You will be responsible for the development of financial models, performing valuations and detailed due diligence, also including engaging in day-to-day liaison with third-party advisors. You will prepare investment papers for approval by the investment committee to ensure they make successful investment decisions in line with Macquarie’s investment strategy.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Build and run detailed financial models and associated analysis, for potential acquisitions as well as existing investments;
  • Work with senior investment professionals to pursue potential acquisitions, assist with due diligence and other analysis;
  • Conduct desktop research on potential acquisitions and sector themes;
  • As part of asset management of existing investments, develop strategic direction and business plans, monitor financial and operational performance, and identify potential improvements;
  • Preparing investment approval documents and presenting to investment committee;
  • Liaising with key counterparties including advisers, lenders and corporate representatives;
  • Staying abreast of key market trends / developments across asset classes and sub-sectors, including monitoring the activities and performance of competitor companies.

Our ideal candidate will come from a first-rate academic background and will have two to five years of M&A experience gained from within another equity investor or, possibly, a leading investment bank, strategy consultancy or similar. You will bring transaction experience with advanced financial modelling and analytical skills and the ability to critically appraise companies, their markets, key value drivers and growth opportunities as well as risks. Smart, thoughtful and commercial, you will have strong written and oral communication skills and excellent attention to detail.

Flexible, entrepreneurial and innovative, you will have the credibility and professional polish to represent the infrastructure business of Macquarie both internally and externally at the most senior levels. On an upward career-track, you will have great ability to progress within this highly meritocratic organization.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a market-leading, ambitious team of the highest calibre where you will gain exceptional experience as an infrastructure investor.

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About Macquarie Asset Management

Macquarie Asset Management is a large scale, global asset manager, providing clients with access to a diverse range of capabilities and products across infrastructure, real estate, natural resources, private credit, fixed income, equities, multi-asset and liquid alternatives. As at 31 March 2021, Macquarie Asset Management had $A562.2 billion of assets under management.

For further information, please visit www.MIRAfunds.com

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