Investment Associate, Private Equity


Technical Skills

  • Alternative Investments
  • Asset Allocation
  • Corporate Communications
  • Derivatives
  • Due Diligence
  • Equities
  • Financial Modeling
  • Fixed Income
  • Investment Management
  • Relationship Management
  • Valuation

Job Description

Investment Associate, Private Equity

Location: HK-HongKong-HKG002-47/F., The Lee Gardens, 33 Hysan Avenue, Causeway Bay

Role Summary

The Investment Associate, Private Equity role is an integral support function to Directors/Managing Directors as they assess prospective investments (fund commitments, co-investments, and direct investments) and manage existing investments and relationships.
The Private Equity Group is responsible for investing in private equity and related alternative asset classes on behalf of Manulife’s Asian business units. 

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Assist in maintaining a standard approach to the analysis and due diligence of prospective investment opportunities 
  • Identify and evaluate fund investments for possible investment across various asset classes and strategies
  • Financial modeling to support the analysis and recommendation of prospective co-investments and direct investments, conduct scenario analysis to support deal assessment and term sheet negotiation
  • Assist in managing and monitoring existing investments and relationships
  • Responsible for completing internal reviews and valuations on existing investments
  • Lead private equity-related analytical projects, including country and industry reports


Desired Skills & Experience
  • At least 2 years of related work experience, ideally in private equity, investment banking, or transaction/valuation advisory services
  • Prior experience investing in private equity funds and/or co-investments desirable 
  • Bachelor of Commerce degree or MBA
  • CFA or CA designation an asset 
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills, ability to perform in-depth and critical analysis
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneous
Manulife Asset Management (MAM) is the asset management division of Manulife Financial Corporation. MAM’s diversified group of companies and affiliates provides comprehensive asset management solutions for institutional investors, investment funds and individuals in key markets around the work. This investment expertise extends across a full range of asset classes including equities, fixed income, derivatives, and alternative investments such as oil & gas, real estates, timber, farmland, as well as asset allocation strategies. MAM has investment offices across multiple continents – Asia, North America and Europe. MAM has more than 100 years of experience managing portfolios for The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, John Hancock Life Insurance Company, and other major clients and is a leading global investment management group.
Employment TypeFull-time
Education LevelBachelor
ManulifeInsurance and Reinsurance

Manulife Tower, One Bay East, 83 Hoi Bun Road, Kwun Tong, Kowloon

directions_walk12 mins walk from Ngau Tau Kok Station