Investment Associate

Penta Infra

Penta Infra is a private equity fund that invests in digital infrastructure in Europe, with a focus on datacenters. The digital economy is growing rapidly and that requires quality investments in the infrastructure supporting that growth. Penta’s investments facilitate that growth. The fund was established in 2015, and invests capital from institutionals, family funds and wealthy individuals. Penta is quickly growing its portfolio and has an extensive pipeline of new mergers and acquisition (M&A) transactions.

What will you be doing?

The Investment Associate will become part of Penta’s M&A team and will be responsible for the coordination and execution of M&A processes, the coordination of the post-deal integration of acquisitions, market analyses and the preparation of strategy and valuation reports. The Investment Associate will be involved in the search and selection of potential targets, prepare business cases and be a linking pin in the M&A process. The Investment Associate will support and work closely within the M&A team from our Amsterdam office. The M&A team consists of experienced TMT, transaction and financing professionals. The position requires an open and creative mindset and the ability to operate in Penta’s M&A projects in close cooperation with the other departments.

The main responsibilities of the investment associate

  • Manage deal processes
  • Target search and selection
  • Prepare, review and mark up deal Process Documentation, LOIs, NDAs, Term Sheets, Offer Letters
  • Prepare business cases including financial modelling and reporting
  • Coordinate due diligence processes with advisors
  • Participate in deal negotiations
  • Support and manage documentation, SPA review, coordination with lawyers and notary
  • Prepare internal approval reports
  • Fund flow preparation
  • Manage post-deal processes
  • Coordinate work streams in the period from pre-operations to operations
  • Coordinate (re)financing processes: banking presentations and modelling
  • Value Creation Plan: prepare and execute
  • Strategic role
  • Country and market analyses
  • Strategy reporting
  • Fund role
  • Valuation reporting on Penta’s portfolio companies
  • Assist in the preparation of investor reports
  • Assist in fundraising

The profile of our investment associate

Penta seeks a hands-on, proactive, accurate and flexible person with strong analytical skills. In particular we look for: - Background in analyzing, modelling and interpreting financial information - Excellent skills in Excel, PowerPoint and Power BI tools - Able to interact with a variety of internal and external parties - 5-7 years’ experience as an financial analyst / financial or commercial transaction services specialist / corporate finance advisor / strategy consultant - Professional proficiency in Dutch and English - University (Master) degree in economics / corporate finance / accounting / valuations

What Penta Infra offers:

  • A challenging and varied role within a specialized investment fund
  • To be part of a young and ambitious team aiming to develop a high-quality investment portfolio and supporting organisation
  • Independency and flexibility within your role
  • Informal and open culture
  • International mindset
  • Full time employment with competitive terms

Interested?

Please send your motivation letter and résumé to rika.braconier@penta-infra.com