Role Description

Vantage Capital is recruiting for a full time associate from the class of 2018 to join its deal team in its Johannesburg, South Africa offices. The role would focus on Ghanaian and Nigerian current and new investments. Vantage Capital manages a Pan-African mezzanine fund and has over $500 million in AUM. The associate role requires one to four years prior work experience in leveraged finance, investment banking, corporate finance or private equity. In addition, the candidate must be a Nigerian or Ghanian national. The associate will perform the following duties:

  • Support function on all areas of transaction execution
  • Due diligence investigation and review
  • Management, customer, supplier interviews
  • Valuations
  • Financial modeling
  • Market and investment opportunity analysis
  • Structure investments, negotiation support, term sheet drafting
  • Preparing investment committee reports for transactions
  • Reviewing legal agreements
  • Assist in research
  • Play an active role in the management of portfolio companies
  • Sit on boards of portfolio companies
  • Assist with reports to stakeholders on portfolio performance


  • Bachelors degree required
  • Candidate must have 1 to 4 years experience in leveraged finance, corporate finance, investment banking or private equity
  • Strong knowledge of Nigeria or Ghana required

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