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Junior Investment Professional - Private Equity, Macquarie Principal Finance


Join our European Principal Private Equity team as a junior investment team member to work as a principal investor in a flat structure within a dynamic team, focusing on UK and European mid market private equity opportunities.   

Private Equity team sits within Macquarie’s Principal Finance Investing business, and invests across a range of industries, including but not limited to technology, telecoms, business services, healthcare and education. The flexible and substantial capital base from which the team invests, allows them to consider both majority and minority stakes and move exceptionally fast in bidding processes. As part of this team you are guaranteed to see significant deal flow and will be exposed to every stage of the deal cycle, from sourcing to deal execution, portfolio management and exit processes. This is an opportunity to take early responsibility, working alongside seasoned professionals in a dynamic team.  

Bringing your inquisitive nature, you will carry out fundamental company and industry research, including liaising with management teams, external experts and in-house resources.  You will deliver sound financial analysis and have an active hand in structuring deals and running diligence work streams whilst taking on greater origination responsibilities and assisting directors in all aspects of the deal cycle, as well as subsequent investment portfolio management.

To be successful in this position, you will have coming up to 2 - 4 years of experience in a Private Equity, M&A or Leveraged Finance team of a leading bank or top-tier consulting firm.  You will have an excellent academic background and be highly motivated to learn about a diverse range of industries as well as equity solutions. 

If you are a quick learner with a curious nature and want to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment, we want to hear from you.

About Macquarie Capital

Macquarie Capital offers global capability in M&A Advisory, Debt and Equity Capital Markets, Principal Finance, and Equity Trading and Research underpinned by deep specialist expertise across a range of sectors. Our people are empowered to think innovatively to address client challenges and originate opportunities, thinking beyond individual transactions to become a trusted adviser and partner over the long haul. From origination to execution, our unique combination of ideas, capital and expertise is transforming opportunity into reality for our clients and partners around the world.

With staff in 35 offices transacting across 31 countries, Macquarie Capital is a truly global business. A role in the team will expose you to a dynamic working environment and the opportunity to contribute to high-profile transactions whilst working in a business with the best people in the industry.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’, we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

As an inclusive employer, Macquarie does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including colour and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.

Joining Macquarie means you’ll be able to work in a way that suits you best. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 18,000+ employees and offices in 33 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

Find out more at

Job no: MacCap-965946
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: London
Category: Junior, Corporate Finance / M&A, Private Equity & Venture Capital
Group: Macquarie Capital
Division: Principal Finance
Recruiter: Renee Van Der Merwe
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