SPE Capital is expanding its presence in Egypt and is recruiting a Senior Associate or VP in its Cairo office.
The person will be reporting to the SPE partner in charge of Egypt and will mainly focus on the Egyptian market but may be involved in other markets covered by SPE in North Africa and potentially Sub Saharan Africa.
Source deals in the Egyptian market, according to the fund’s criteria. This entails screening the market, approaching companies on a proprietary basis and entertain a network of contacts, intermediaries with the objective of securing a regular quality deal flow
Execute transactions under the supervision of the SPE partner. This includes assessment of business, management and opportunity, design of deal structure, modeling, valuation, term sheet drafting and negotiation, coordination and leadership of due diligence effort, management of relationship with target owners during the process, supervision of contract drafting and negotiation, signing and closing. This also includes interaction with the investment committee (prepare documentation, defend opportunity, answer questions and follow up with required data)
Board membership and direct relationship with target management and shareholders
Exit process: create the conditions for a successful exit, constantly prepare for exit, take leadership role in exit process execution
Candidates should have the following skills and experience:
Deal making and private equity experience, ability to execute transactions in a largely autonomous way, including great organizational and project management skills
Great inter-personal skills, ability to establish and manage longstanding relationships with target management and different stakeholders
Entrepreneurial profile, ability to source and “sell” the fund’s proposal to prospected companies
SPE is organized as a true partnership where each team member has the opportunity to evolve and progress to ultimately reach partner level seniority which grants access to firm equity as well as to the decision making of the firm.
Location and timing: This role will be based in Cairo, to start immediately.
The role gives access to fund’s carried interest in a structured manner (in a less centralized way than regional standards).
Application: Please send your CV and a summary of why you think your profile fits the job in a short email to firstname.lastname@example.org