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Investment Principal

Berlin
Full-Time
Posted on 
September 26, 2021
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Job Description

About Revaia (formerly Gaia Capital Partners)

Based in the heart of Europe, with our roots in two of the continent’s financial powerhouses - Paris and Berlin - Revaia is pan-European at heart.

We invest in European growth-stage companies with global ambitions and sustainable leadership. We use our heart, soul and sweat to help them navigate the full life cycle from growth stage to IPO and beyond.

We are a young, complementary and diverse team with entrepreneurial and private equity backgrounds. We build bridges between venture, private and public markets.

We are sparring partners for innovative entrepreneurs who are working to transform our world for the better. We have recently invested in companies that are doing just that such as Aircall, Epsor, gohenry, GetAccept, Hublo, Planity, Welcome to the Jungle, Yubo.

Mission description

The Principal will be part of the investment team and will be supervised by 2 partners, also working closely with our German venture partner and the Principal. She or he will be fully involved in all steps of the sourcing, investment and portfolio monitoring processes. She or he will play a critical role in supporting the company’s efforts in developing the strategy of the fund in the DACH and Nordics regions. This is a unique opportunity to be part of an ambitious entrepreneurial project within the venture capital & private equity industry.

Key contributions include but are not limited to:

Sourcing: responsible for generating dealflow and investment opportunities in selected sectors and geographies to identify potential new investment opportunities. Participation to industry forums and tech-related events to improve visibility of the firm. Nurturing high-quality and long term relationships with founders from early stage

Execution of the investment process: market analysis identification and work with industry experts, financial analysis and modeling, participation to meetings with companies, advisors and partners, supervision of investment memos preparation for the Investment Committee, investment thesis definition, negotiation of legal documentation, etc.

Portfolio monitoring: involved actively in portfolio monitoring and support on key matters (talent hires, M&A, financing, ESG, etc)

Preparation of weekly internal meetings: dealflow review, new investments opportunities and presentation of analyses carried out.

Participation to general corporate workflows: occasional support on fundraising and investors relations, writing of medium posts and a number of weekly external newsletters, contribute to building the knowledge base and improving internal tools, etc.

Qualifications

Profile we are looking for:

  • 5 to 8 years of experience in Growth, VC, M&A, Leveraged Finance, Private Equity or strategy consulting in the tech industry
  • Relevant network in the tech ecosystem
  • Commercial acumen and capacity to win competitive deals
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills
  • Structured with strong project management and interpersonal skills
  • Passionate about growth equity
  • Energetic, hardworking, self-starter, business development mindset
  • Demonstrates excellent critical judgement and accurate gut feel
  • Autonomy and multi-tasking
  • Full proficiency in English is required, German would be also helpful for the role

Additional Information

Start date: Dec-21 / Jan-22
Location: Berlin with regular travel to Paris and the DACH and Nordic regions
Apply: Send application through SmartRecruiters

Revaia is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workplace, free from discrimination, where employees and candidates are treated with dignity and respect.


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