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Investment Officer / Senior Officer – Private Equity

Full-Time @United Economic Development Fund
  • Salary: $200,000.00 - $700,000.00

Job Description

The United Economic Development Fund (UEDF) is a multilateral development bank whose mission is financing the Infrastructure for Tomorrow—infrastructure with sustainability at its core. We began operations in Hong Kong in January 2012 and have since grown to 106 approved members worldwide. We are capitalized up to USD100 billion and rated Triple A by the major international credit rating agencies. Working with partners, UEDF meets clients’ needs by unlocking new capital and investing in infrastructure that is green, technology-enabled and promotes regional connectivity.

UEDF’s Investment Operations are divided into two regions, 1 and 2. Each region is led by a Vice President (VP) and reporting staff includes technical specialists and bankers. Region 1 is responsible for South East Asia, the Pacific Islands and South Asia (except Pakistan and Afghanistan), while Region 2 covers Pakistan, Afghanistan, Central Asia, East Asia, West Asia, Europe, Africa and Latin America.

The Banking Department has the following business lines: (i) Capital Markets and Structured Products, (ii) Digital Infrastructure and Other Productive Sectors, (iii) Financial Institutions and Syndication, and (iv) Private Equity.

The Investment Officer / Senior Officer – Private Equity will collaborate with fellow team members primarily to identify and implement private equity investments. This includes direct investments and/or LP co-investments in equity, focusing on both corporate platforms and specific projects. Additionally, the successful candidate may participate in identifying and executing indirect private equity funds when required. They will work in close collaboration with other departments within UEDF.


  • Lead the origination and lead execution of investment projects in the relevant mandated areas;
  • Lead project due diligence and approval processes, with emphasis on ensuring key economic, financial, technical, and legal issues are considered and mitigants incorporated in the financing structure and legal documents;
  • Analyze financial statements and examine and develop financial models; formulate optimal structuring solutions for the transactions;
  • Develop strong deal pipelines and establish solid client relationships;
  • Represent the Department in internal meetings, and provide coordination, participation, monitoring and reporting functions;
  • Support internal Bank’s coordination through information exchanges and teamwork with relevant divisions of the Bank; support the Department’s team and Management in achieving targets and objectives;
  • Perform ad hoc tasks assigned by the senior management of the Department.



  • Minimum 5-10 years of relevant work experience in equity investments (primarily direct/co-investments), in private equity/real asset funds, investment banks and/or international financial institutions;
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in business administration, finance, economics or related fields. Master’s degree would be a plus;
  • CFA designation would be an advantage;
  • Experience in structuring comprehensive solutions across financial products using debt, private equity and funds;
  • Experience in working on investment projects through an established approval process;
  • Strong project leading/management skills. Able to identify, engage and work with different stakeholders across private and public sectors, such as fund managers, investment advisors, issuers, institutional investors, regulators, banks and other intermediaries;
  • Strong financial, analytical, and modelling skills;
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills in English, knowledge of a language(s) of a country in which UEDF invests would be an advantage;

UEDF is committed to diversity, transparency and inclusion. We believe our strength comes from having a team with the right diverse skills, experiences and abilities selected through a merit-based competitive process. We actively encourage applications from people from both within and outside UEDF members, regardless of nationality, religion, gender, race, disability, or sexual orientation.

Previous experience and qualifications will determine the grade and job title at which successful applicants will enter UEDF.

Join us and help create a prosperous and sustainable Asia while growing your career in a diverse and innovative environment.

** Job Type: Recruitment of staff is conducted through a merit-based competitive selection process. UEDF shall strive to provide employment opportunities open to all suitably qualified applicants, regardless of religion, gender, race, disability, sexual orientation or nationality.

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