Director of origination - global capital markets

East Century Capital

Job Summary

The firm is currently seeking a professional to develop/originate new growth & capital raising mandates throughout Africa.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

East Century Capital is a global family office serving a private investor whose portfolio companies include middle market companies throughout Africa, Latin America, Europe and East Asia. Headquartered in Hong Kong, East Century is a partnership among a culturally diverse group of senior institutional investment professionals with established track records of success. With a global footprint of more than 300 professionals in over 40 countries and strong relationships and mandates from buy-side investors, East Century is well positioned to execute strategies to create value for its portfolio companies. 

Detailed Description

Extensive knowledge of African markets and experience in one of the following targeted sectors is preferred:

  • Agriculture/Agribusiness
  • Energy
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation
  • Financial Services (Banking, Insurance, Micro-Credit)
  • Manufacturing
  • Infrastructure
  • Healthcare
  • Real Estate Development
  • Mining
  • Logistics
  • Consumer goods.

The following investment segments are in particularly strong demand from our institutional investor base:

  • Growth Equity
  • Recapitalizations (Buy-outs, distressed situations) 
  • Venture Equity
  • Debt Capital including structured credit (esoteric and new asset classes)

Job Responsibilities

  • The Director of Origination is expected to present high-quality deal flow to the Hong Kong sales teams by facilitating introductions with senior decision makers at companies seeking to raise capital or sell.

Compensation

  • Compensation is structured as a percentage (%) of revenues resulting from originated transactions (both advisory and success fees). There is no fixed compensation. Certain expenses reimbursed for established origination directors.

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