2 week Project Executive -Commercial finance Private Equity.London

Project status
Project start date
Not specified
Project posted
24 Oct 2014 10:52
Project duration (approx.)
14.0 Days
Budget (approx.)
£313.33 / day
Industry
Investment Banking , Financial Services
Area of expertise
Analyst / Research , Corporate Finance / M&A , Programme / Project Management
Consultant location
On-site
Location
United Kingdom

Objectives and Key Deliverables

Position title:  Project Executive

Department:  Private Equity Initiative 

Location:  Haywards Heath - on site

Duration:  2 weeks with potential for extension 

Reports to:  Project Manager, Private Equity
Initiative  



PURPOSE

To assist in the development of the company’s asset based
lending (“ABL”) business and network within the Private Equity sector (the
Private Equity Initiative).

DETAILED
DESCRIPTION

Key areas of work will be providing team members associated
with the Private Equity Initiative with the following support:

Research of private
equity firms including: 

-         
Organisational mapping to determine
responsibility and decision making for key activities.

-         
Transactions completed in ABL relevant sectors.

-         
The actual funding solutions ultimately used in
the transactions; & Advisor's and intermediaries used on transactions (e.g.
lawyers and advisor's).

 

Research on ABL
relevant sectors: 

-         
 Identify
ABL relevant sectors where M&A activity/consolidation activity is prevalent;


-         
And understand key industry trends and
challenges within ABL relevant sectors.

 Research on ABL relevant corporates: 

-         
 Identify
corporates under Private Equity ownership that would potentially benefit from
ABL solutions. 

-         
 Identify
Private Equity firms that are undertaking ‘buy and build’ strategies within ABL
relevant sectors.

-         
 Design
deal concepts that utilise ABL funding to facilitate corporate objectives  such as:

-         
 Growth.

-         
Working capital efficiency.

-         
 Commodity
price risk mitigation.

-         
Restructuring.

-         
Reduction in debt service burden/funding costs.

-         
 Preparation of presentations on deal concepts
for delivery to Private Equity firms. 

-         
 Preparation and presentation of
educational/informative materials for Private Equity demonstrating ABL concepts
e.g.  Presentations for Private Equity
firms on:  

-         
 Mechanics
of operating ABL facilities; 

-         
 Best
practice for corporates operating ABL facilities

-         
 Key terms
of facilities and benefits to corporates

-         
 Scenarios
most suited to ABL 

-         
 Different
types of ABL facilities and their applications.

-         
 Case
studies for deals by the company.

-         
Best practice when forecasting cash flow using
ABL structures.

-         
 Information/materials for inclusion on the Private
Equity Microsite on the company’s website.

-         
ABL availability model/app to assist Private
Equity firms in deal structuring.

BENEFITS TO THE
CANDIDATE

-         
Knowledge of the ABL market place within the ABL
segment including: 

-         
Key participants in the Private Equity sectorial
facility operation. 

-         
ABL deal structuring; and ABL cash flow
forecasting. 

-         
Understanding of the Private Equity sector and debt
markets that serve it.

-         
Exposure to senior personnel at ABN AMRO
Commercial Finance.

CORE
SKILLS/ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED

The candidate will be required to demonstrate as many of the
following attributes as possible:

-         
Financial analysis and financial modelling in
Excel.

-         
 Excellent
research, data analysis and market analysis skills (using appropriate
technologies e.g.  Excel, company
information databases, broker reports etc.)

-         
Network of contacts within the Private Equity
sector (both personal and business contacts across a broad level of seniority
within organisations).

-         
Transactional experience (e.g. corporate finance
or transaction services).

-         
Working knowledge of ABL.

-         
 Self-starter
capable of spending some time working independently.

-         
Strong interpersonal skills.



Requirement: Are you available for a 2 week on-site Haywards Heath project immediately?
Desired response: Yes

Requirement: Do you have Private Equity contacts, both professional and personal?
Desired response: Yes

Requirement: Do you have financial modelling & financial analysis experience in Excel?
Desired response: Yes

Requirement: Do you have corporate finance or transactional services experience?
Desired response: Yes

Requirement: Do you have knowledge of ABL (Asset Based Lending)?
Desired response: Yes

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