Analyst Private Equity

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development




Analyst will be involved in execution, monitoring and divestments of equity and quasi-equity investments across sectors in Turkey.

The Analyst contributes to all phases of the project cycle, including project origination, structuring, execution, implementation and monitoring.

The Analyst will take responsibility for the tasks assigned to them by the operation leader or more senior members of the project team, or more senior bankers, which may include undertaking comprehensive due diligence, including financial, market, integrity and EBRD policy compliance, as well as effective post-signing implementation and monitoring. The Analyst carries out these tasks as part of a project team under the guidance of the operation leader or under the supervision/guidance of more senior bankers.

Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

Under the guidance of the operation leader or a more senior banker:

Business Development:

  • Research and analysis of market trends and developments and preparation of reports to contribute to industry and country mapping exercises;
  • Contribute to marketing and business development efforts in equity/quasi-equity investing to build market contacts in order to support a broad deal flow for EBRD, liaising closely with country and sector colleagues;
  • Prepare screening memos of project proposals that are generated through business development efforts.

Structuring and Execution:

  • Work as a project team member on transactions, contributing to all aspects of project structuring and execution, including comprehensive research and analysis of background materials, market information and financial performance data; analyse and evaluate potential risks related to the proposed project, including analysis of financial statements, preparing and updating financial models and financial projections;
  • Assist with the designing and processing of technical co-operation assistance, including preparation 
  • of terms of reference and internal approval documentation, to support the  related investment project or the related policy dialogue initiative;
  • Assist in preparation of (i) materials for investment proposals and memoranda for internal approvals, and (ii) financial analysis and valuation tasks applying sound judgement of what is reasonable and feasible;
  • As may be requested, assist with communication with other internal units of the Bank, clients and other stakeholders, at the operational level, such as preparing draft correspondence, presentations, and following up on internal emails;
  • Ensure that all tasks assigned to the Analyst are completed within the specified time frames to a high quality and in line with the policies, procedures and objectives of the Bank.

Portfolio Monitoring, Value Creation and Reporting:

  • As requested by the operation leader or a Portfolio Manager, undertake assigned tasks relating to the implementation and monitoring of projects to which the Analyst is assigned as part of the project team, including compliance with project agreements and Bank procedures related to disbursement, monitoring of progress of the project and financial performance of the client, assessing evolving risk factors and monitoring and assessing covenant compliance;
  • As requested by the operation leader or more senior member of the project team, prepare timely,comprehensive and high-quality draft monitoring reports and include recommendations for corrective actions where required and ensure these corrective actions and recommendations are brought to the attention of more senior team members;
  • Assist implementation of an exit from investments including preparations of exit proposal materials
  • The responsibilities of the Analyst are designed to allow the Analyst to progressively undertake more complex tasks and build the scope of responsibilities based on acquired experience and expertise.

Qualifications, Skills, Exxperience and Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s degree. Master’s degree preferred or equivalent experience in the areas of expertise.
  • Strong academic track record reflected in GPA
  • Professional qualification such as ACA, CFA, ACCA, or CIMA desirable.
  • Quantitative/numerical skills are critical with the ability to interpret financial information, to create projections with reasonable assumptions and drivers, to design and use financial / valuation models.
  • Financial analysis skills, with the ability to interpret accounts, understanding local and international accounting principles and practice of financial analysis.
  • Computer literacy, conversant with Microsoft Office and spread sheet packages including financial analysis and modelling modules.
  • Strong drafting skills (reports and investment memos).
  • Good understanding of relevant systems and processes.
  • Ability to work effectivelyas a team member and to deadlines and under time pressure.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to smoothly communicate with management, peers, other departments, external stakeholders including clients.
  • Ability to comprehend diverse and high-complexity business issues.
  • Initiative-taker; self-driven with proactive task completion motivation.
  • Ability to multi-task and maintain positive and flexible attitude under stress.
  • Sense of urgency and delivery with quality / full accuracy.
  • Ability to work well in multi-national, diverse teams.
  • Good written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Good command over the local language is required.
  • 1-2 years relevant financial industry experience from an investment or commercial bank, private equity firm, asset management firm, or auditing/financial consulting firm operating to international standards.
  • Exposure to industry/country experience.





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