Principal / vp / avp – venture capital and private equity - Karachi, Pakistan - Sima Funds

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    Social Investment Managers and Advisors (SIMA) LLC registered with U. S.

    Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is looking for a Principal / VP / AVP, depending on your experience, to support the growth of the asset management company focused on impact investment opportunities with commercial returns and clear social benefits.

    SIMA is focused on double bottom line investment, advisory services, and creation of social businesses in the areas of financial inclusion, solar energy, affordable housing and education in some of the poorest countries in the world namely sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.

    Current SIMA portfolio has investments across 20 countries in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia Pacific.

    SIMA believes in transparency, inclusive decision-making, and innovative thinking.

    SIMA's Managing Partners are among the longest serving social investment fund managers and actively contributed to the development of the social impact investment industry.

    SIMA has presence in 6 countries – US, Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, Pakistan, and India.
    What the job involves?

    Lead all aspects of the venture capital and private equity due diligence process
    Conduct in-depth bottom-up fundamental research to evaluate investment ideas
    Be responsible for originating new deal flow. You will be expected to nurture GP relationships and have a very strong understanding of the VC and PE landscape
    Articulate your views in reports and investment team meetings

    Deal execution & financing:
    support the partner in charge of all aspects
    Support on financial modelling, due diligence, structuring and financing, and closing

    Venture building:
    Work closely with the entrepreneurs of the portfolio companies; Monitor the investment portfolio and performance, attend board meetings, and deal with any changes or special situations within the portfolio
    Manage junior team members and help with the recruitment and further growth to the private equity team
    Traveling to emerging markets for portfolio management and

    Due Diligence:
    about 20-30% of the time

    Who we are looking for?

    Full-time MBA from top tier institutions with a finance or quantitative degree
    Intelligent and strong academic track record with excellent analytical ability
    5-9 years of investment experience
    Prior venture capital / private equity experience in Asia or Africa within an established global organisation or fund of funds/LPs
    Experience leading and driving diligence processes from end to end
    Demonstrable investment track record and knowledge of investment / due diligence process in emerging markets
    CFA/FRM/CAIA/CPA preferred
    Meticulous attention to detail and high levels of accuracy
    Highly proficient in Excel, with strong modelling and analytical skills
    Interest in Impact Investing
    Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
    Full fluency in English is required
    Entrepreneurial mindset, team player, and hard-working

    Remote and preferably from emerging markets
    How to apply?
    Please send your CV and a one page cover letter with title "Principal / VP / AVP, Venture Capital and Private Equity, SIMA Funds – "Your Name"" to and
    Last Date to Apply
    July 31, 2023

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