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Analyst (Paris)

Job title Analyst
Department Investment
Role type Permanent
Location Paris            

About us:

As a privately-owned European credit fund management firm, Kartesia purpose is to help and support small and mid-cap corporate companies by providing them long-term liquidity and flexible credit solutions. 

Today, with €5bn of assets under management in 4 credit strategies, we have become one of the leading European managers in the leveraged loans market. Our track record spans over 10 years of delivering top decile risk-adjusted returns* 

Key responsibilities:

  • Assisting and supporting the Investment Managers in executing new investments in the French small & mid-cap LBO market up to the investment decision and transaction closing, notably through: 
    • the review of various due diligence materials (strategic, financial, tax & legal); 
    • the elaboration of LBO financial models and valuation analysis; 
    • the preparation of Credit Investment Memoranda that are submitted to the Investment Committee; 
    • the participation in the negotiation and drafting of legal transaction documentation, coordinating with internal and external counterparties; and 
    • the support and assistance in the closing of deals.
  • Presenting new investment opportunities to the Investment Committee alongside the Deal Team members.
  • Attending business meetings with multiple third parties including M&A Banks, Debt Advisors, Management teams etc.
  • Actively assisting in the monitoring of Kartesia portfolio companies’ performance (e.g. review of monthly operating results, update of financial models and performance reports, attendance of Supervisory Board etc.)
  • Maintaining the transaction database and document filing systems in compliance with internal document and data retention procedures.
  • Assisting in the preparation of marketing presentations.

Key skills & experience:

  • Master’s degree in economics, business or finance with outstanding academic results.
  • Prior experience in Private Equity, Private Debt, M&A, Strategic Consulting, Transaction.
  • Strong analytical and modelling skills and fluency in English as French

Would you recognize yourself as mainly being:

  • Ardent, Curious, Creative, Combative, Open-Minded, Humble
  • An entrepreneurial individual who Troubleshoots Problems independently, pro-actively looks to add value to their work as to the company
  • As someone who easily operates with Sharp Deadlines and is Attentive to Details

Does this job opportunity describe you? Do you share our values and our enthusiasm? 

If this career opportunity sounds appealing to you, please contact our HR Director, Ariane van der Haegen via

(*) KARTESIA is a signatory of the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). Our team has invested over c. €5.0bn in over 220 companies across Europe.