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Driven and entrepreneurial Investment Partners for German/DACH expansion

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Germany
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Germany

Do you have a solid Private Equity background and are looking for a new opportunity in an entrepreneurial environment where you can make a difference? Or are you a dealmaker from a different path wanting to move into transactions? Then we have the perfect role for you!

Highly successful Swedish serial-entrepreneurs and investors, Saeid and Mouna Esmaeilzadeh, are on an international expansion journey to build upon their entrepreneurial success in the Nordics. Esmaeilzadeh Holding is currently recruiting Investment Partners to several investment platforms in Germany with the ambition to buy and build within three segments; 1) Niche digital services/IT ; 2) Real estate related services ; and 3) Production of products. As a first step, we are recruiting an Investment Partner with a focus on niche digital services/IT.

What do we expect from you?

As an Investment Partner, you will be a part of a buy-and-build journey across Europe, with a primary focus on the German market. You will be part of the ramp-up of Esmaeilzadeh Holding’s European investment activities and lead a team of two junior colleagues, whom you will develop and coach. You will be responsible for origination and qualification of potential acquisition targets including niche digital services/IT companies, initiate relationships with C-suite individuals and owners, negotiate and close deals, and project management.

You will manage a budget of up to approx 60 million EURO annually, initially marked for smaller M&A targets with an EV ranging from 1.5-35 million EURO. You will use your strong analytical skills, entrepreneurial mindset and commercial acumen to understand business models and market dynamics and identify profitable companies and deal opportunities.

Together with the HQ, you will be responsible for your own legal investment entity, implementing strategies for your team’s investment platform. Our non-invasive approach to M&A follows a proven process in terms of how we find, negotiate, acquire, and manage post-merger integration. We are always developing, improving, and iterating our processes by sharing knowledge between units and key employees within our ecosystem.

Compensation

In addition to your base salary, you will receive; equity in your own investment team’s M&A platform, pension contribution, private health cover and 25 days holiday plus public holidays.

Are you up for the challenge?

If so, please submit your resume together with a cover letter today and tell us about yourself and what is attracting you to this role. We will be screening applications on a rolling basis.

For more information regarding the position please contact the recruiter / Business Sweden, Johan Holmlund ([email protected])

Skills & Requirements

Who are we looking for?

Technical skills:

  • 5+ years relevant working experience from either a business development role within the digital services/IT sector, and/or from a private equity firm, investment bank or M&A division of a large business

  • Studies in Economics, Corporate Finance and/or Industrial Engineering and Management or similar

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office for daily work and proven skills in independently preparing high-quality PPT presentations and Excel analysis for financial feasibilities and results

  • Excellent written and spoken English abilities

Soft skills:

  • Strong analytical skills, highly numerate and excellent attention to detail

  • Excellent people and communication skills and a positive mindset

  • Self-starting entrepreneurial personality who enjoys taking ownership of setting up own strategy and business goals

  • Enjoys autonomy as well as teamwork, and thrives under pressure

A plus:

  • Experience from deals and corporate finance acquired from Private Equity firm

  • Strong analytical skills in financial studies and valuation techniques

  • An established network within the target sector

About the company

About Esmaeilzadeh Holding

Esmaeilzadeh Holding is a group of companies, built by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs. Esmaeilzadeh Holding is the holding company of Swedish siblings, serial-entrepreneurs and investors Saeid and Mouna Esmaeilzadeh, with several companies on buy-and-build journeys within different niche segments. Our model has been tested and proved fruitful on the Scandinavian scene and we are convinced that our principles of investment are adaptable on an international scale. We are an entrepreneurial ecosystem where each entity is the expert in its respective field, where we provide the benefits, stability, financial backing and securities of being a part of our group.

Johan Holmlund | Contact Person

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