CLIENT: Catalyst Principal Partners
SECTOR: Private Equity/Venture Capital
REQUIREMENT: Investment Analyst
The Client Catalyst Principal Partners is a regional private equity investor focused on mid-market growth capital investments in East Africa. Their team of highly experienced, seasoned investment professionals offer a depth of regional and international credentials and expertise of private equity investing in Africa and across emerging markets.
The Challenge Catalyst was in the process of raising its second fund and needed to build up their team and increase capacity to help manage their portfolio. They were a small, hands-on and highly effective team, so they needed an Investment Analyst that would fit right in. S/he had to have exceptional financial modeling and analysis skills, be a strong presenter and communicator, and be able to manage multiple projects effectively.
The Results KCH reached out and assessed numerous candidates to present Catalyst with a strong shortlist of smart, capable and ambitious candidates. Doreen had 6 years of finance and sell-side investment experience, with a strong academic background. A high performer with exceptional analytical skills and the ability to learn quickly, Doreen had risen through the ranks quickly and was looking to move into Private Equity where she felt all the action was.