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Jobs of the Week: UBS, BlackRock, Avante Mezz, Sigma are hiring

UBS Financial Services is recruiting for a head of private equity sales for Singapore. The hire will develop targeted client strategy and pursue direct engagement with clients to discuss and implement their preferred strategy in private equity investments. Also, he or she will manage the launch and marketing of private offerings to clients as well as engage directly with the private equity team across the rest of the firm, particularly in Zurich and London. Applicants should have experience in the private equity industry and in marketing to Asian clients, preferably family offices and individuals.

BlackRock is seeking an investment management vice president. The hire will be part of the firm’s private equity real estate business. Also, he or she will be responsible for acquisition, asset management, financing and disposition activities. The successful candidate will have a primary focus on acquisitions and dispositions in the New York and mid-Atlantic markets. Applicants should have five to 10 years of experience in real estate principal investing, asset management, financing, development and/or investment banking.

Gerson Lehrman Group is seeking a senior research manager of private equity for its New York City office. The hire will work directly with private equity and venture capital clients, serving as their specialized client service manager, and will report directly to the head of the New York private equity and venture capital research team. Senior research managers design and facilitate customized research products, creating innovative solutions on each client assignment.

Sigma Infrastructure Partners is looking to hire a business development and asset management professional for its Houston, Texas team. Duties include evaluating potential investment opportunities, which include preparing investment presentations and investment memos. Also, he or she will evaluate, engage and manage third-party advisors during due diligence and bid processes. Candidates should have seven to 10 years of experience in private equity, investment banking or relevant management of portfolio companies. Experience in the infrastructure or airport industry is preferred.

Avante Mezzanine Partners is interviewing for a business development associate. Duties include sourcing new investment opportunities and supporting investment partners by coordinating outreach activities. Also, he or she will cultivate and manage new deal source relationships including private equity sponsors and investment banks. Candidates should have a minimum two to three years of experience in investment banking or business development within the M&A/capital provider segment, preferably with knowledge of the lower middle market private equity sponsor universe. The job is in the greater Los Angeles area.

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