Investment Associate | Edinburgh
Recruiter: Livingston James, specialists in finance recruitment
Employer: Cairngorm Capital
Contract type: Permanent
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About the opportunity
Cairngorm Capital is a specialist private investment firm managing over £400 million of equity capital. They invest in growing, private mid-market companies in the UK. They are focused on enduring, non-cyclical investment opportunities, often in industries involving homes, health and wealth. Cairngorm Capital’s current portfolio companies have combined revenues of over £1BN and more than 6,500 employees. They bring the deep expertise of their Operating Partners and their equity capital together to support transformational growth within their portfolio companies. Following the successful close of their third fund, Cairngorm Capital III, they are building the firm’s capacity to continue its disciplined investment selection and thoughtful buy-and-build strategies.
About the role
Due to continued growth, Cairngorm Capital is looking to hire an Investment Associate, with potential for two hires, to support investment activities across the UK. Based in Edinburgh but with regular UK travel, you will be involved in originating and executing new investments and in portfolio management of investee companies. Members of the investment and operating groups of the Cairngorm Edinburgh and London offices work together as one team and collaboration and creativity are central to our culture.
About the individual
The role requires a highly motivated, entrepreneurial and team-oriented individual. At Cairngorm Capital cultural fit is crucial, and a significant aspect in the decision-making process. Candidates are likely to currently be sitting in an investment banking, managing consulting or professional services firm with 2+ years of post-professional qualification experience. Candidates should have a strong academic record and relevant professional qualification and be highly numerate, with superior accounting, corporate finance, valuation and modelling knowledge and skills. You should be collaborative in style with excellent communication and relationship building skills.
What to do next
To find out more or see a full Position Profile, please contact their retained advisor, Sophie Randles at Livingston James.
Please note that any direct or third party approaches will be sent to Livingston James for review and assessment.