• Career Opening at Weiji Capital

  • Posted on: 22 August, 2014 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Weiji Capital is a full service global investment bank serving large and middle market companies throughout Europe, Africa, Latin America and East Asia. The firm advises publicly traded and privately held companies seeking to raise private institutional debt and equity capital and/or retain a strategic advisor (e.g. M&A, asset dispositions). Headquartered in New York, Weiji is a partnership among a culturally diverse group of senior institutional investment professionals with established track records of success.

    Director of Origination – Global Capital Markets


    Job description
    The firm is currently seeking a professional to develop / originate new investment banking mandates throughout Africa. Extensive knowledge of African markets and experience in one of the following targeted sectors is preferred:

    * Agriculture/Agribusiness * Energy * Telecommunications * Transportation, Shipping and Logistics * Financial Services (Banking, Insurance, Micro-Credit) * Manufacturing * Infrastructure * Pharmaceuticals * Mining

    The following investment segments are in particularly strong demand from our institutional investor base:
    * Growth Equity
    * Recapitalizations (Buy-outs, distressed situations) 
    * Venture Equity
    * Structured Credit (esoteric and new asset classes)

    Job Responsibilities
    The Director of Origination is expected to present high quality deal flow to the New York sales teams by facilitating introductions with senior decision makers. Weiji’s sales professionals covering Africa will construct marketing materials tailored for each opportunity.

    Compensation is variable only and structured as the sum of a fixed % and discretionary % of revenues resulting from originated transactions (both advisory and success fees). There is no fixed compensation. Certain expenses reimbursed for established origination directors.

    Desired Skills and Experience
    The ideal candidate will have sales/business development experience within the banking, financial services, and accounting sectors or from a particular industry. He/She will have extensive networks within a specific industry/market sector and access to an active rolodex of companies.

    Method of Application

    Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click here to apply online.

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