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Associate Director, Private Capital Markets, Macquarie Capital


Do you have a genuine passion for building client relationships, and deep experience in the infrastructure and energy sector? Our Japan team is hiring a seasoned Associate Director to join its Private Capital Markets team.

As Director in Macquarie Capital’s Private Capital Markets team, you will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with investors to support the M&A Advisory and Principal Transaction teams in Japan. You will work on shaping our infrastructure and energy investor coverage strategy and generate new advisory and principal syndication leads through developing strong relationships with investors and understanding their investment mandates. You will focus on direct equity investors who are active in Japan including institutional, financial and strategic investors.

In collaboration with the M&A Advisory team you will host meetings, calls and events with investors, whilst tracking sponsor and deal activity and working with the M&A Advisory team to pitch new advisory opportunities. You will also work closely with the Principal Transaction team to identify potential investment partners or buyers of infrastructure and energy assets developed by Macquarie Capital and help execute transactions across a wide array of infrastructure and energy opportunities in Japan.

We want to hear from you if you have a genuine passion for building client relationships and have experience working in infrastructure and energy. Ideally, you have worked in an investor relations, sponsor coverage, investment fundraising, or a related business development role and are familiar with, or have existing relationships with, infrastructure and energy investors.

Your understanding of the infrastructure and energy sectors, strategic and collaborative approach to work, and strong interpersonal skills will help you thrive in a relationships-focused role to grow Macquarie Capital’s Infrastructure & Energy business. You will combine the knowledge obtained in your undergraduate degree (preferably in Finance, Economics, Business, Mathematics, Engineering or Law) with your previous experience (minimum 8 years) within the infrastructure sector or a commercial bank, investment bank, fund or law firm, to make an impact quickly. Fluent verbal and written communication skills in English and Japanese are critical.

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 environment enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that 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 19,200+ employees and offices in 34 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-972315
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Tokyo
Category: Mid-senior, Capital Markets, Corporate Finance / M&A
Group: Macquarie Capital
Division: Coverage and Solutions
Recruiter: Mehreen Naveed
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