Investment Professional

Opera Investment Partners AG
Zurich, Switzerland
17 Sep 2022
17 Oct 2022
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Company Description

Opera Investment Partners AG ("Opera") is a specialist asset manager focused on the funds and deal co-investments of European emerging managers investing in inefficient, small-cap markets. Opera was founded in 2020 following the spin-out of three partners from another market-leading fund of fund. The firm has developed an innovative, direct-style model and is currently investing its first institutional fund with capital raised from US and European foundations, pensions and family offices.

Job Description

Opera is looking for a full-time Investment Professional (100%) to assist with the following:
  • Qualitative and quantitative analysis of new fund and deal co-investment opportunities, including due diligence work such as track record data analysis, market research, single deal assessments, preparation of investment memoranda, etc.
  • Portfolio management of existing fund and deal co-investments, including collation of reported data within pre-defined templates, financial trend analysis, creation of semi-annual portfolio review reports, etc.
  • Maintenance of the portfolio management system (PMS) platform, including data aggregation and organisation, project management support of integration work, etc.
  • General processing of new investment opportunities
  • General support in fund operational and accounting matters

Your profile
  • Bachelors or Masters in a business- or finance-related field
  • 1-2 years' experience within corporate finance / M&A / private equity / capital markets preferred but not required
  • Analytical with proficiency in corporate finance and accounting topics, financial modelling skills / experience would be a plus
  • Strong character: hard-working, self-driven and pro-active with commercial mindset
  • Highly structured and detail-oriented
  • Constructive and collaborative, strong team player and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, other European languages a plus

What we offer
  • You would join an exciting new asset management platform with aggressive growth ambitions within the niche opportunity set of small-cap private equity investing in Europe
  • Entrepreneurial environment alongside an experienced core team
  • Intellectually stimulating work environment with broad exposure to private equity
  • We have a hard-working and meritocratic culture with a focus on low ego professionalism, strong performance, client service, and personal development

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to by 30 September 2022. We look forward to receiving your application.

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