Senior Specialist Private Equity (m/w/x)

Location Germany
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Finance, Control and Strategy
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  • Contributing to develop AXA Group’s Private Equity Strategy further including PE exposure across various sourcing routes / segments / regions
  • Strong involvement in global PE Portfolio construction for several AXA entities
  • Close interaction with AXA’s existing PE partner Ardian
  • Joining AXA’s global Center of Expertise for Private Equity steering AXA Group’s PE strategy
  • Contributing to actively building and maintaining Fund Manager relationships for AXA
  • Carrying out prospective GP meetings in order to evaluate credible investment opportunities based on a systematic selection process
  • Carrying out Due Diligence of Private Equity Funds and PE-related (Co-) Investment Transactions including drafting investment papers and presenting the results to AXA’s Center of Expertise and AXA Group’s Investment Organization
  • Steering internal Internal Investment Approval Processes
  • Market Coverage for PE and PE-related strategies (such as portfolio financing / leveraged loans)
  • Regularly attending annual investor meetings and advisory boards
  • Portfolio Monitoring including issuing recommendations to adjusted the portfolio composition
  • Preparation of both written and visual marketing materials for internal and external reporting purposes
  • Based in Cologne

  • Excellent academic credentials, university degree (MBA, MSc in e.g. Economics, business-oriented program, Law or comparable)
  • Existing network of Private Equity-Fund Managers and Placement Agents
  • Previously 4 to 6 years of professional experience in private equity with proven track record
  • Experience with other alternative assets e.g. Infrastructure Equity, Alternative Credit, Real Estate
  • Highly analytical, strong numerate and modelling skills
  • Team-oriented with strong soft skills (interpersonal, communication)
  • Language skills:
  • Excellent English
  • German / French would be an asset

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Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life?  Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.


In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers.

Do you want to demonstrate your skills and take advantage of new future prospects? Then discover the world of AXA, a leading international financial services company dedicated to developing innovative products and first-class services. We provide you with ideal conditions and a working environment that is characterized by team spirit and openness. Interested?

Markus Ollig is looking forward to your application.


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