Investment Professionals


Do you want to create stronger, sustainable businesses through operational improvement and transformative growth? Wes is on behalf of Nordic Capital looking for Investment Professionals eager to join a leading private equity investor in the Nordic region.


Company Culture

Nordic Capital has built a genuinely professional environment. The colleagues are sharing the same goal: excellence. Power of initiative, creativity, swiftly adapting to new environmental conditions and a strong sense for the business dynamics of different industries keep the teams on top. The company emphasizes a consensus-driven decision process and has created an informal working environment.

Nordic Capital’s investment advisors have extensive experience in private equity investments, mergers, acquisitions and public equity offerings. Investment professionals have backgrounds in investment banking, management consulting and industry. In addition, a unique and extensive external network of experienced industrialist and specialists advise Nordic Capital on a situation by situation basis.

Nordic Capital’s inherent culture is characterized by a hands-on approach, energy and drive, a true commitment to change and long-term value creation in the portfolio companies. Combined with resources provided by a unique network of external advisors Nordic Capital can quickly analyse complex investments or strategic situations, supporting rapid decision making with the respect to potential transactions and internal change at the portfolio company level.

The Role

The Investment Associate/Investment Manager will work in teams, normally together with a Director and a Partner. They will follow the investment all the way from idea to a final negotiated buy, a process which takes 3 to 6 months. Key tasks are doing due diligence; analysing the market, financial statements, insurance, legal and environmental data. Negotiating terms with banks and sellers are also common tasks. The Investment Professionals lead several external company advisers and regularly report to the Partner-group. More senior Investment Managers represent Nordic Capital on company boards. Business trips are common. The Investment Professional works with top-level management from leading companies in different industries and therefore needs to be truly self-dependent and have a strong drive. The ability to negotiate and power to act is crucial for succeeding. The ability to listen carefully, learn and yet take independent decisions most of the time is important to succeed in the job. Initiative and creativity are key characteristics of the role.

Experience and background

An Investment Manager has typically 3-6 years job experience and an Investment Associate has around 1-3 years job experience from
- Investment Banking or a
- PE Company or
- Management Consulting or as
- Management Trainee from a global industrial company

- Experience from M&A or finance is a plus
- Master’s Degree in Business Administration and Economics and/or Engineering from top schools
- Excellent academic records

Skills

• Analytical and structured
• Understanding multi-industry business dynamics
• Financial analysis
• Focus on strategical issues
• Multi-task capable
• Excellent with numbers
• Talent in negotiations
• Fluency in English

Personality

• Excellent social skills
• Excellent analytical skills with a keen interest in finance
• Energy and drive on top
• Creative and problem solving mind
• Entrepreneurial and goal oriented
• Sharp and flexible

Information and application

For more information regarding the position please contact Anna Lindström, Senior Consultant at Wes,
anna.lindstrom@wesgroup.se or at +46 70 308 94 99.

Please submit your application by using the ”ansök här” button to the left.


About Nordic Capital

Nordic Capital is a leading private equity investor in the Nordic region with a resolute commitment to creating stronger, sustainable businesses through operational improvement and transformative growth. Nordic Capital focuses on selected regions and sectors where it has deep experience and a proven track record. Core sectors are Healthcare, Technology & Payments, Financial Services, Industrial Goods & Services and Consumer & Retail, and key regions are the Nordics, Northern Europe, and globally for Healthcare. Since inception in 1989, Nordic Capital has invested EUR 12 billion in 100 investments. The Nordic Capital Funds are based in Jersey and are advised by advisory entities, which are based in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Germany and the UK. For further information about Nordic Capital, please visit http://www.nordiccapital.com