About IVO Capital Partners:
IVO Capital Partners, provides liquid and illiquid credit strategies with a focus on emerging markets to institutional and high net worth investors through UCITS, closed-ended funds and segregated accounts.
IVO Capital Partners is seeking an investment analyst to join its illiquid credit team to focus on innovative investments and specialty lending opportunities. The analyst would assist in the origination, underwriting and management of investments for IVO’s private credit portfolio, as well as fundraising for new private credit vehicles. Investments may include, but are not limited to, venture debt, structured credit, and litigation finance.
This position is initially located Paris, and is expected to move to São Paolo in 2020 upon successful fundraising of IVO’s latest private debt fund. Frequent travel across Latin America may be required.
Specific Responsibilities Include
Work on the analysis of new investment opportunities that fit IVO’s mandates
Originate investment opportunities by establishing and maintaining relationships with entrepreneurs, intermediaries and other investors
Monitor existing investments, including reviewing company and investment reports, following news and developments, interacting with business partners, lawyers, advisors, and borrowers.
Develop and analyze financial models, which may include cash flow scenario analyses
Perform due diligence, attend company and advisor meetings
Prepare marketing presentations, term sheets and various transaction documents
Prepare reports and materials for investors and company management
Maintain IVO’s investment files, which includes providing memorandums for initial transaction approval, periodic written commentary, updated cashflows and analytics for existing investments
Skills & Experience Required
Master degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or
related fields required, with strong academic track record
At least two years of related work experience in banking, asset management or financial services
Experience with financial statement evaluations and cash flow modeling a must
Experience in venture capital or private equity considered a plus
Strong quantitative skills; Microsoft Excel modeling experience required
Familiarity with legal documents
Strong executive presence with skills in presentation development and delivery
Ability to work independently, taking ownership of projects by acting as project manager as well as working in a “hands-on” capacity
Comfortable operating in a fast-paced, dynamic and international environment
Ability to work on transactions in French, English and Spanish or Portuguese
In addition, the ideal candidate will be or will have:
A team-oriented mindset
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Exceptional attention to detail
Sense of urgency
Ability to adjust to changing deadlines
Willingness to become a key stakeholder in a growing company