AIMCo (Alberta Investment Management Corporation)

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  • Full-time


London, ON

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June 14, 2024


AIMCo’s Private Equity (“PE”) team manages approximately C$13 billion of assets, comprised of a combination of external PE Fund Commitments and Co-Investments. The team is seeking a Principal who will contribute to the analysis of Private Equity investment opportunities across a range of asset types, industries and geographies; assist with managing the existing portfolio of assets; and play a key role in building the Private Equity team’s presence in London.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Developing a deep understanding of existing investment partners in Europe, and playing a key role in ongoing oversight and monitoring of portfolio investments
  • Researching, examining, and evaluating prospective investments and industries of interest, including for both Co-Investment and Fund investment opportunities
  • Building and reviewing complex and dynamic financial models to analyze PE opportunities
  • Leading due diligence meetings with management teams, PE fund partners, transaction advisors, and other external parties
  • Being an ambassador for AIMCo PE in London and the European market more broadly by attending and participating in AGMs, conferences, and other industry events
  • Managing relationships with other institutional investors, consultants, lawyers and other advisors in order to develop deep expertise in the European market
  • Playing a lead role in crafting Investment Committee (IC) memorandums and participating in meetings seeking approval for new investment opportunities at both the Private Equity IC (PEIC) and full AIMCo IC levels
  • Collaborating with internal departments within AIMCo, including Legal, Risk, Valuations, Compliance, Responsible Investing, etc., to ensure all internal processes are in place to complete investments once approval is received
  • Training and mentoring junior professionals, including PE Analysts and Associates in different offices and other colleagues within the London office
  • Actively collaborating with a global investment team to continue to build a high-performing PE program and drive value for AIMCo’s clients
Our Ideal Candidate Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Finance, or another related field
  • 8-12 years of relevant work experience in Private Equity, Investment Banking, Transaction Services, or other related professions
  • Proven ability to assess and manage complex investment opportunities, often involving multiple competing characteristics, workstreams, and stakeholders Ability to be a confident and effective communicator, with proven track record for building consensus, voicing thoughtful opinions and collaborating with colleagues.
  • Experience building, motivating and developing high-performing teams, and being a culture carrier who operates with integrity and humility
  • Demonstrated strong commitment to AIMCo’s core values of excellence, transparency, humility, integrity and collaboration, and inspires the same in others
Success Measures:
Investing in funds, co-investments and secondaries, AIMCo PE is building a global, diversified portfolio designed to deliver strong, persistent risk-adjusted returns on behalf of AIMCo’s clients. This role will directly contribute to that mandate by managing and monitoring existing investments, evaluating and building connections with top-performing Private Equity partners in the region, and playing a leading role in establishing AIMCo PE’s presence in London and beyond.
Next Steps
We are excited to meet you. Please submit your resume or CV to be considered for this opportunity. Applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis and we will be in touch with any questions.
Final candidates will be asked to undergo a security screening, which includes a credit bureau and a criminal record investigation, the results of which must be acceptable to AIMCo.
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Just like our investments, our international team is stronger when we are diversified. At AIMCo, we draw upon the differences in who we are, where we come from, and the way we think to foster sophisticated solutions for Albertans. Doing business the right way means building an equitable organization inclusive of all races, genders, ages, abilities, religions, neurodiversity, identities, and lived experiences. Simply put, when you can show up as your authentic self every day, you and your team can truly thrive — all in service of our clients and their beneficiaries.

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