We're looking for a candidate to fill this position in an exciting company.
provide support and prudential overview for transactional activity- including fund formation and fundraising, acquisitions, divestments, equity arrangements and debt financings
work with external counsel to prepare, review and negotiate key transaction-related documentation, including:
M&A: non-disclosure and exclusivity agreements, non-binding bid letters and term sheets, asset purchase agreements, stock purchase agreements, equity and debt financing arrangements and joint venture agreements
Fund formation: managed vehicle governing documents (e.g. limited partnership agreements), investor side letters and key marketing/offering documents (e.g. private placement memoranda), as well as legal policies and procedures
assist investment teams with the planning of legal due diligence and analysis of key legal risks, securing of regulatory consents, satisfaction of legal conditions precedent and coordination of signing/closing
prepare, review and negotiate (with external counsel input where necessary) intragroup agreements and other contracts relating to day-to-day commercial, tax and financial matters
manage law firm relationships, including negotiating legal budgets and engagement terms and tracking compliance with same
provide input on legal aspects of key asset management issues or initiatives, including refinancing, litigation and regulatory matters
monitor and report compliance with regulatory requirements and internal legal policies and procedures
provide legal support to Group and Fund boards and committees
liaise with investors, regulators and other key stakeholders as required
ensure a smooth integration process and assisting with the further growth of the business
work with internal business partners on proactive education, planning and legal risk management.
Your post qualification experience either at a top-tier law firm or in-house, ideally with regional exposure coupled with hands on experience with complex mergers and acquisitions including due diligence management, deal team leadership and agreement negotiation and drafting will be vital in this role. Additionally, deep experience with private equity transactions, fund structures and regulatory matters is essential. Ideally you will also have real estate sector experience.
Your senior stakeholder management skills on complex legal matters and your ability to engender trust will be welcomed in this role. You will be a solution-oriented thinker with an ability to balance business and legal risks, not only identifying problems but also suggesting workable alternatives to meet desired goals.
You will enjoy working in a fast paced and dynamic environment and enjoy assuming responsibility and be able to work autonomously with minimal supervision. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills with a strong eye for detail, and finally, you will be fluent in German and English.