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Associate – Growth Team, TDM Growth Partners

  • Career changing opportunity with global impact
  • Newly created team within collaborative, top performing firm globally
  • Unique exposure & overseas travel, predominantly USA

TDM is a global investment firm based in Sydney (with remote offices in New York, Melbourne and Manila), investing in fast growing companies run by talented and passionate management teams. Their unique and flexible mandate allows them to invest in public and private companies globally. Having started with $1 million funds under management (FUM) in 2005, they have grown to more than $2 billion in FUM today. Their investment returns over a 16-year period place them as one of the best performing investment firms in the world.

As they continue to scale and grow their business, they are building a Growth Team that will work in very close partnership and collaboration with the Investment Team to provide consultative capability across new investment opportunities and across their broad portfolio of businesses and stakeholders. This is a unique team with a compelling mandate, their mission is to help build, help nurture and help invest in the best growth companies in the world and will have a laser focus across a business’ competitive advantages, growth opportunities and personnel. As an Associate in the team you will have an unparalleled opportunity to support portfolio companies – some of the fastest growing and exciting companies globally; to help nurture the TDM relationship and investment funnel at all stages so that TDM becomes the natural source of capital; to support the TDM Community Team in developing the TDM brand as one of the leading “go to” growth funds in Australia and North America; and to proactively support the Investment team through sought after contribution to research, analysis and decision making.

As a Growth Team member you will be passionate about understanding business and will be someone who takes a long-term view on their career, relishing building a deep understanding of what makes a great growth business. You will likely have gained 3-6 years experience in either investment banking, top tier management consulting, principal investing or in a corporate strategy role. Time spent working or studying in the US will be viewed favourably. Critical to your success will be an unwavering passion and commitment to understand what makes a great business. You will display first class written and verbal communication skills with a natural ability to present to, and build successful working relationships with, a wide variety of stakeholders. You will have a humble, growth mindset, will be courageous, decisive, empathetic, reliable and will have a willingness to be vulnerable and embrace feedback from others as you seek to grow and develop your career. Your capability to add value to existing portfolio companies as well as nurture new investment opportunities will add significant value to TDM as they continue to scale in the years to come, and you will have the capability and opportunity to add value across all aspects of the business beyond just the Growth Team. TDM is a firm that has an inclusive and people focused culture that provides enormous opportunity; it has a highly collaborative and supportive team of high performers, offers its people the opportunity to be at the forefront of meaningful discussion and impact with some of the world’s best business operators, provides an opportunity to invest alongside its clients, and through its deep compassion for the community, allows the team to contribute to causes they care about through the TDM Foundation which they have established. This really is an opportunity to take your career and exposure to a different level starting in 2022.

You must have full working rights for Australia to be considered for this role.

To be considered for this opportunity or to discuss further please contact Ali Roger on aroger@jmichel.com.au

Jon Michel Executive Search have been exclusively retained on this role. All enquiries and applications should come via the team at Jon Michel.

Associate – Growth Team, TDM Growth Partners
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Principal, Cryptocurrency Investing

  • Leading Equity Cryptocurrency Investor in Australia
  • Enviable track record in crypto, VC & tech investments
  • Opportunity to lead and grow an already successful strategy
  • Thoughtful, innovative & flexible culture
  • Highly competitive remuneration (Base+Bonus+Carry )

Our client is an international Cryptocurrency & Venture Capital Investor with a presence in Australia and the United States. They are an undisputed thought leader and investor in the crypto sector in the country, boasting deep expertise and networks in the global crypto ecosystem. With the recent completion of several landmark crypto-related deals, backed by their success investing in high growth venture investments, they are now in a position to hire a Principal, ideally based in Sydney, to lead and drive a dedicated crypto strategy investment mandate.

The Principal will have the support of a platform that has deep knowledge in NFTs, DeFi, DAOs, tokenomics, mechanism design and global financial infrastructure, and will be given the freedom and latitude to further establish and lead the firm’s crypto investment initiative. With access to high quality tokens and unique proprietary intelligence, the role will allow the successful candidate to focus on making token-only investments aligned with a crypto-sector agnostic investment mandate. You will also be tasked with researching and understanding emerging trends and disruptive companies in the crypto ecosystem to allow you to work closely with the broader leadership team in developing and adapting the firm’s broader crypto strategy.

Successful candidates will likely come from a variety of backgrounds but they will all display a thorough knowledge and understanding of cryptocurrency and the associated blockchain technology (such as a DeFi degen or NFT DAO-ist) as well bring the requisite technical and financial skills & mindset needed to be a part of a high-performing investment platform. A demonstrated network in the sector would be considered a distinct advantage. While having a specific sector focus, this role may also have opportunities to become involved in the firm’s other investment strategies.

The role will ideally be based in Sydney. It represents a unique and exciting, potentially game changing career opportunity.

Applicants must have full working rights in place for Australia to be considered for this opportunity.

Interested to learn more? Reach out to Daniel Yee at dyee@jmichel.com.au or Jon Michel at jmichel@jmichel.com.au

Principal, Cryptocurrency Investing
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Senior Investment Associate – Infrastructure & Energy Private Equity

The Firm
A leading Infrastructure & Energy Private Equity fund investing across core plus infrastructure & energy sectors. They have a strong track record in midstream energy, telecom infrastructure, transportation, and social/healthcare infrastructure. Having recently closed another multi-billion dollar fund, they are growing the team further.

The Role
You will be responsible for assisting on the origination and execution of investment opportunities by preparing dynamic financial models, investment committee presentations and assisting with due diligence.
Support of the Investment Process includes new and existing investment financial modelling and analysis, in-depth research and analysis of countries, industries, and companies and the management of existing portfolio investments. You will work on projects across Asia Pacific . As you grow into the role, you will also support SVPs and Directors in origination activities.

The Candidate
As a Senior Investment Associate your responsibilities will include:
• Active involvement in the analysis, structuring and execution of deals with a particular angle on asset evaluation/business modelling
• Active role in the design and execution of various due diligence workstreams such as commercial, technical, financial, tax and legal
• Deal origination: research and recommendations on specific markets or opportunities and identification of key risks and mitigants of investment opportunities
• Preparation and/or review of operational and financial models, and the preparation of Investment Committee presentations
• Support in raising debt and equity funding for new investment opportunities and portfolio companies
• Asset Management: support in management of portfolio companies, including regular liaison with management teams, primary contact around financial topics and an active role in the execution of add on acquisitions
• Collaboration with, supporting and assisting more experienced executives (Partners, Investment Directors).
• Being the secondary point of contact in certain projects and deals
• Interaction and building relationships with management teams, investment banks and other external advisors

To be considered for this opportunity you must fit the following criteria:
• 5-7 years’ experience at a leading investment bank’s M&A team or an infrastructure private equity firm, professional services or greenfield/PPP.
• Deep sector expertise across Infrastructure/Energy or Infrastructure like opportunities (Health Care, Digital Infrastructure).
• Exceptional interpersonal and Excel modelling skills
• Master’s degree, MBA or PhD are a plus
• Recognised as performing within top 20% of your peer group by colleagues and other internal and external stakeholders
• Track record of successful execution of large and complex M&A transactions and strategic projects across APAC markets
• Experience in M&A as well as debt and equity capital markets transactions
• Entrepreneurial mindset and team spirit
• Confident and experienced in working in international environments with multi-cultural teams

Applicants must have full working rights in place for Australia to be considered for this opportunity.

Contact

Rory Callow

02 9235 9430

Senior Investment Associate – Infrastructure & Energy Private Equity
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Investment Analyst – Global Venture Capital Investor (Singapore location)

  • Global VC fund with a genuinely world class track record in fintech
  • Exciting opportunity to join the foundational team covering Asia
  • Singapore initially, future career mobility to move across their network in the US & Europe
  • All paperwork and relocation arranged

Our client is a leading global venture capital investment firm looking to secure an Investment Analyst for their foundational team in Singapore. The firm has a best-in-class track record in fintech and is looking to hire someone with a genuine interest and passion for the industry who would love the opportunity to develop their ability as a fintech investor as a part of a global platform.

Working closely with a team of experienced investors, you will be responsible for evaluating fintech investments across South-East Asia and assisting the senior investment team execute signature deals across the region. You will be part of a collegial, tight knit and energetic investment team with an ‘all-for-one, one-for-all’ attitude who will look to grow your skills professionally as well as nurture your passion and interest in fintech, ventures and entrepreneurship.

With appropriate tertiary qualifications, you will also have 1-3 years of relevant experience gained in private capital investing, investment banking, management consulting or corporate finance. Specific skills required include well developed financial modelling skills, sound commercial judgement and analytical capability, strong attention to detail and superior communication skills (both written and verbal), a proven ability to manage competing demands and a high degree of intellectual curiosity.

Applicants must be willing to relocate to Singapore for this role, or already be based in Singapore. The firm is committed to support candidates re relocation and future career development.

Contact

Daniel Yee

Investment Analyst – Global Venture Capital Investor (Singapore location)
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Private Equity – Exciting Asia Pac Remit

  • VP/Principal (c$350k + STI + Carry)
  • Key strategic hire, firm that genuinely champions:
  • A collaborative culture, staff development (incl geographic mobility)
  • We seek a creative, ideas driven, conviction style investor

This investment platform presents a highly competitive career cocktail consisting of genuine global reach, access to large scale capital supported by deep operational expertise.
In recent years, it has become clearly more committed and ambitious in regards to the Asia Pacific region with Australia seen as the central hub to ensure the success of that strategy.
As a result, the Private Equity team is seeking to hire a VP / Principal level investment professional. This role will report directly to the Head of PE Asia Pac and will be based here in Sydney.

You will be encouraged and actively supported in all aspects of the PE investment cycle from idea generation, follow through investment origination, deal execution as well as portfolio monitoring and enhancement.

Candidates will ideally have between say 8 – 10 years of experience gained in a direct investing role covering this asset class, most likely with a blue chip manager. Time spent either past or present, here or overseas with an international firm will be seen as highly regarded but not essential. In addition, you will be regarded as an innovative thinker possessing both sound commercial and investment judgement. In return, this firm may well offer you a place where you will find yourself spending the rest of your investing career at, as it has for many others.

For a confidential discussion to learn more please contact Daniel Yee or Jon Michel below.

Contact

Daniel Yee

02 9235 9420

Contact

Jon Michel

02 9235 9410

Private Equity – Exciting Asia Pac Remit
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Investment Analyst/Associate – Global Venture Capital Investor

  • US /Australian Venture Capital firm
  • Active investment mandate
  • Opportunity to provide both strategic & operational portfolio support
  • Thoughtful, innovative, flexible culture

Our client is an International Venture Capital firm, with a presence in Australia and in the United States that boasts a long track record of investing across quality, high growth early to mid-stage technology investments, achieving top quartile results since inception. Their Australian business continues to grow, having recently deployed a significant portion of capital and the completion of a fund raise that will target investments across ANZ and the US. In support of this growth, my client is looking to hire an Investment Analyst/Investment Associate to join their team based in Sydney.

This role will see the successful candidate work closely with the broader investment team in both the identification and execution of investment opportunities as well as providing ongoing strategic and operational support to the firm’s portfolio of high-growth partner businesses in order to maximise impact and value add. From day one you will gain exposure to both investing as well as portfolio work.

Successful candidates will have likely gained 2 to 5 years of experience, either within corporate finance at an investment bank, leading independent firm, strategy consulting, investing role (VC/growth /corporate ventures) or a top tier CA firm. Candidates will have gained quality deal exposure and will have sound financial modelling and analysis skills as well as an appreciation for the commercial elements of a deal. Even more importantly, you must be able to demonstrate a highly inquisitive mindset and a clear interest in investing in ventures & technology businesses, backed by an entrepreneurial spirit .

This represents a unique opportunity to join an international investing firm that takes a long-term view toward developing and retaining their investment staff as it continues to build its presence in the local market.

Applicants must have full working rights for Australia in place to be considered for the opportunity.

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity please contact Daniel Yee below.

Contact

Daniel Yee

02 9235 9420

Investment Analyst/Associate – Global Venture Capital Investor
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Associate, Special Situations Focus

  • Global Market Leader in Alternative Investing
  • once in a career time opportunity
  • Founded on a commitment to excellence in investing supported by a collaborative and cooperative culture

Our client is a highly renowned alternative investment manager with genuine global coverage and a top quartile investment track record .

Due to continued growth there is a rare opportunity to join the firm being initially based here in Sydney .You will form part of an investment team responsible for evaluating and managing investments across Australia and New Zealand, assisting the senior team originate and execute ground breaking investment decisions. This includes applying fundamental corporate valuation skills to analyse, conduct and manage due diligence and execute transactions with a Special Situations mandate , often but not exclusively with a distressed focus .

With appropriate tertiary qualifications, you will also have 3 – 5 years of relevant experience gained in private capital , investment banking , or management consulting (private equity). Specific skills required include: strong modelling (Excel) and accounting skills; corporate valuation across various assets, securities and financing instruments; multi-tasking; high attention to detail and superior communication skills; self-awareness, and a passion for learning and ongoing self-development.

Applicants must have full working rights in place for Australia to be considered for this opportunity.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Daniel Yee or Jon Michel below.

Contact

Daniel Yee

02 9235 9420

Contact

Jon Michel

02 9235 9410

Associate, Special Situations Focus
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Investment Associate – Future Energy and Decarbonisation, Principal Investment

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated Associate to join a leading Corporate Development team based in Sydney. This hire will focus on running and supporting teams involved in the identification, assessment and execution of partnership and M&A opportunities and similar transactions. i.e. all commercial activities across the team.
• Leading energy generator and retailer
• Early mover across energy transition and leading the charge into green Hydrogen.
• World class leadership team and opportunity to learn & develop
• Small team, lead role in corporate development and opportunity to continue to build a name in Australia & NZ energy markets.
• Dynamic, forward thinking, and inclusive culture.

The Client
Our client is a top ASX listed company with interests across energy retailing, power generation, upstream oil and gas exploration and production, coal seam gas, renewable energy and infrastructure management. It is one of the original vertically integrated major energy retailers, with ownership over significant oil and gas fields (both CSG and conventional oil & gas). It is one of the largest owner and developer of gas fired electricity generation in Australia, and is a leading wholesaler and retailer of energy in Australia with customers across Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific.
They are committed to leading the transition to a cleaner energy future and believe their company, and the energy industry more broadly, should be at the forefront of action to reduce carbon emissions. Our client was one of the first Australian companies to set an emissions reduction target aiming to halve carbon emissions by 2032, as they work towards achieving net zero emissions by 2040.

Requirements
• 4-6 years’ experience in leveraged or project finance, investment banking or principal investment involving infrastructure, capital-intensive businesses and/or the energy sector
• Strong undergraduate academic performance in a relevant field. MBA or similar postgraduate qualification will be highly regarded.
• Ability to demonstrate strong financial modelling, analysis and valuation skills
• Proficiency in creating compelling presentations
• Ability to present confidently and articulately to senior team members
• Must be a team player and willing to deliver tasks above and below the designated role responsibilities.

All applicants must have full working rights for Australia to be considered for this role.

Contact

Rory Callow

02 9235 9430

Investment Associate – Future Energy and Decarbonisation, Principal Investment
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Private Equity / Venture Capital Manager

  • Global PE/VC Fund Investing and Co-Investment Focus
  • Newly Established Investment Team
  • Exceptional Buy-Side opportunity for a Passionate and Entrepreneurial Character
  • Melbourne Based

We represent a Family Office/Foundation who are passionate about supporting initiatives that improve long term decision making in Australia, in the belief that improving our policy making system will deliver the greatest impact on economic and social outcomes. Over the next 5 years, they aim to become one of Australia’s largest philanthropic foundations. They are now looking for a PE/VC Manager to join their growing investment team based in Melbourne.
Working closely with the Chief Investment Officer, you will focus on identifying and investing in the top private equity and venture capital opportunities globally (from both funds and co-investment perspective). Aligned with the qualities of being a thoughtful, entrepreneurial and genuinely long-term investor is the ambitious medium-term target return of 15% p.a. and a material allocation to Private Markets.

Day-to-day responsibilities would include:
• Building relationships with the top PE/VC managers around the world and networking with relevant industry participants (eg: Silicon Valley)
• Reviewing and sourcing private investment opportunities.
• Conducting comprehensive due diligence on GP’s, industry, investment opportunities etc
• Financial modelling and valuation work
• Monitoring industry developments
• Presenting to the investment committee

To be successful in this role, you will have:

• The ability to identify and source great PE and VC investment opportunities
• Passionate about investing and business
• Intellectually curious and the ability to think laterally and independently
• Exercise sound judgement
• Unafraid of delving into complex topics and questions
• Highly analytical with attention to detail
• Show initiative and able to work autonomously
• Persistent and self-motivated

This is an exceptional opportunity for a candidate looking to join a highly collegiate investment team in an incredibly varied role with plenty of scope to continue to learn and develop their career. Candidates will likely to have gained at least 5 years-experience working in either private equity, venture capital, family office or fund manager.

For a confidential discussion please contact Michael Lee via email at mlee@jmichel.com.au

Private Equity / Venture Capital Manager
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Investment Manager – Values-Driven, Growth/Mid-Market Private Equity

Our client is seeking an experienced Investment Manager to join their highly credentialled team in Sydney

  • Emerging Australian Private Equity Player with significant backing
  • Founded on an inspiring set of values and a strong for-purpose commitment
  • Growth-equity focused investments with high volume, quality deal flow

This exciting opportunity lies with an emerging private equity fund boasting a unique investment mandate and significant financial backing. They are looking to hire an Investment Manager that will work as a part of their highly experienced investment team based in Sydney. My client is no ordinary private equity player, with a growth/mid-market investment mandate that also seeks to drive innovation, meaningful progress, and prosperity through the provision of growth capital to successful, high potential companies.

As an Investment Manager, you will play a crucial role in all aspects of the private equity investment lifecycle and subsequent portfolio management activity. You will be involved in sourcing and screening potential investments, contributing to the firms investment themes and investment decisions, have involvement in all aspects of the execution of transactions, play an active role in direct portfolio management, and overseeing a team of high-performing Investment Associates. This role would suit candidates with a genuine interest in what makes a business perform and grow as you will have the opportunity to work directly with and add value to investee companies.

Successful applicants will bring at least 5 years’ demonstrated direct, equity investment experience from private equity, corporate development, family office, or another relevant asset class (e.g. real assets/infrastructure). Candidates with a background in fund of fund/co-investments are encouraged to apply as well. It is also important that working on a very active, business-centric and for-purpose investment mandate genuinely resonates with you as this is a unique and important part of my client’s value proposition.

Applicants must have full working rights for Australia to be considered.

For a confidential discussion to ascertain your suitability please contact Daniel Yee below.

Contact

Daniel Yee

02 9235 9420

Investment Manager – Values-Driven, Growth/Mid-Market Private Equity
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