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Senior VC Associate @ DMGT in London, UK

DMG Ventures (LinkedIn, Crunchbase) is the Daily Mail Group’s corporate venture capital unit which focuses on early stage investing in the media, ecommerce and tech sectors. DMGV is also responsible for managing the existing minority positions of the Group which are valued at over £500m. The media and technology sectors are undergoing rapid and exciting changes, this is a fantastic opportunity to join a team that is uniquely positioned to understand these changes and capture the investment opportunities this disruption presents.

We are seeking a talented Senior Associate with Private Equity or Venture Capital experience to help run this new venture alongside the CEO of dmg Ventures!

Key Areas of Focus for the Senior Associate:

In-depth analysis of search fields

  • Scan market for possible opportunities to support deal-flow creation
  • Perform analytical market studies/company profiles

In-depth analysis of investment targets

  • Perform analytical studies
    • Business case calculations
    • Deal structuring
  • Draft high-level business plan for investment targets

Support pre-and post-deal closing process

  • Prepare investment proposal and presentations
  • Support deal closing
    • Perform due diligence (with external support)
    • Perform sensitivity analyses during negotiations

Ongoing monitoring and evaluation of investments

  • Ongoing valuation of portfolio companies
  • Generate regular monitoring reports
  • Generate ad-hoc reports for top management based on specific issues/concerns
  • Analyze data for insights (e.g., value drivers, red flags)

Our Ideal Candidate:

Relevant work experience

  • 4–6 years in Venture Capital, Private Equity, Investment Banking

Relevant background

  • Experience in early stage investing in the UK
  • Experience in media and technology sectors

Academic background

  • Top degree in Business administration/MBA

Skills

  • Excellent analytical and technical skills
  • Strong research and modeling skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills

Once you land this position, you’ll get to enjoy:

  • A fun, fast paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • A challenging, hands on role that will have a real impact on the business
  • Competitive compensation
  • The opportunity to launch a long-term career within DMGT

If interested, please apply here.

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Written by sandeepashah

December 15, 2017 at 2:45 am