For a high potential financial advisory company specialized in the offshore wind sector, we are looking for a Senior Investment Associate. The organization provides services to property developers and/or shareholders in offshore wind projects from greenfield to the operational phase. They offer a comprehensive package of financially oriented advisory services. Through the experience of co-development and financing multiple offshore wind energy projects, a unique knowledge is available within the organization regarding the development, tendering, contracting, structuring and financing of offshore wind energy projects.
Four key areas that organization operates in are:
The distinctive about this organization:
Offshore wind energy is an attractive investment opportunity within the broader renewable energy market and has been booming in recent years.
Based on extensive experience in the wind energy sector with a strong focus on offshore wind, the company has created a unique position in which financial advisory services are offered in mainly Europe and Asia for the purposes of M&A routes, offshore wind tenders, asset management and capital raising (debt and equity), to a diverse palette of different types of investors operating in the wind sector. So partly because of the unique position and increasing demand for advisory services from the offshore wind sector, the company is looking for a Senior Associate.
The organisation was founded in 2014 by two partners. These two partners have both gained 15 years of extensive experience in the renewable energy sector. Per 1 March 2020, the team consists of 4 people: 2 Partners, 1 Investment Manager – 1 Senior Associate – 1 Analyst
In addition to this foursome, there is also a work student (Analyst) who works there.
The culture can also be described as enterprising, ambitious, creative, high growth setting, professional and solution-oriented
The Senior Investment Associate will work with (self) developed models and insights. However, in the philosophy of the company, every proposition is unique. So an important part of the requested work will includes modelling complex offshore wind business cases that apply in M&A, tender and various forms of capital raising processes, who has the correct insight and mentality to be distinctive and who recognizes himself in the statement "start where others stop";
In addition, teams of 2-3 people are always working per assignment so that insight is also obtained in the entire deal of A to Z;
It is a comprehensive position in terms of making it very challenging and versatile. A senior association will work in a dynamic and entrepreneurial organisation.
The ideal candidate prefers to have 3 to 7 years of work experience within, for example, an M&A/Corporate Finance boutique, Private Equity organization, Big 4 (Transaction services, M&A, Corporate Finance) or as an investment professional at a leading energy company (or related business). You must have 'professional working skills' and preferably has experience in/with financial analysis, (project) financing, investments and valuations.
It is also characteristic that the candidate: