Fintech Investment Analyst

Company Name: IFC - International Finance Corporation

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Job Location: Singapore

Date: 8/3/2017

Job description
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. Working with 2,000 businesses worldwide, we use our six decades of experience to create opportunity where it’s needed most. In FY16, our long-term investments in developing countries rose to nearly $19 billion, leveraging our capital, expertise and influence to help the private sector end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity. For more information, visit www.ifc.org International Finance Corporation is the largest emerging-market-focused development finance house in the world. For the past 8 years IFC has built a diverse and promising Fintech portfolio of about 30 investments. It sees Fintech as a critical component of the World Bank Group’s strategy to expand the reach, efficiency and affordability of financial services as well as contribute to higher productivity in the economy at large. As part of this strategy, IFC has created a small but fast growing and strategically important investment group that focuses in Fintech and is run as a joint venture between IFC’s TMT operations and those of the Financial Institutions Group, bringing to bear IFC’s best knowledge, expertise and network in this converged industry.As most industries in the age of Internet, financial services is undergoing a rapid transformation. While incumbents innovate in place mostly around products and channels, tech-enabled newcomers are rethinking the business models and reshaping the entire architecture of the Financial Services industry. We call this rising sub-industry Fintech and IFC has become one of the largest emerging markets Fintech investors.The Fintech team sits within IFC’s TMT, Venture & Funds group. The team is looking for an Investment Analyst in Singapore. You would be joining a team with strong deal flow, and an existing portfolio of high-profile and high-growth companies. The group offers a great place to build your buy-side investment experience, understand key elements of due diligence, and appreciate how risk is analyzed, accepted and mitigated in diverse settings. The FinTech group primarily invests equity in late venture or growth stage businesses, and actively manages its own portfolio, meaning you will be involved with a company throughout concept, execution and monitoring.Duties and Responsibilities The selected individual will be responsible to:
  • Analyze financial statements and prepare financial models
  • Conduct industry, market and company research
  • Prepare investment-related documents for internal and external audiences
  • Participate in all aspects of IFC’s deal approval process, including business development, due diligence and portfolio management
  • Work with senior staff to help identify viable investment transactions across Asia through mapping, desk research, and pipeline management
  • Understand business operations and different business models
  • Help design and maintain proper KPIs for portfolio companies or pipeline opportunities
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