Direct Investments Group - Product Specialist

UBS - New York, NY (30+ days ago)3.9

Are you client-focused? Do you know how to engage with both Corporate and Ultra High Net Worth clients? We’re looking for someone like that who can:
– identify and distribute private direct investment opportunities for eligible Ultra High Net Worth clients through in-depth analysis of the underlying opportunity
– manage and support the interaction between Wealth Management and the Investment Bank
– diligence and lead the execution of direct investment opportunities to sophisticated investors
– demonstrate a strong work ethic in order to deliver for clients
– build strong relationships with internal and external clients
You’ll be working in the Direct Investments Group (DIG) within Global Wealth Management (GWM) in New York, NY. The DIG team analyzes unique direct investment opportunities (e.g., preferred equity, real estate, etc.) that could be interesting for our sophisticated Ultra High Net Worth (UHNW) investors and then works with both internal and external partners in order to make these direct investments available to eligible investors. DIG leads all aspects of the dialogue between the companies/sponsors (in partnership with the Investment Bank) and the investors (in partnership with the Wealth Management Financial Advisor).

In addition to executing live direct opportunities, DIG also engages in constant dialogue with Wealth Management Financial Advisors and their clients regarding the capabilities within DIG and with our partners in the Investment Bank to help obtain access to appropriate investment opportunities.

You have:
– a university degree
– experience in investment banking, private equity, capital markets, or a similar financial services profession
  • Active Series 7 and 66 licenses
– solid financial analysis skills, with the ability to diligence and analyze an opportunity quickly, in order to understand the opportunity and communicate the related risks to a sophisticated investor

You are:
– an excellent communicator
– someone with a strong work ethic, who challenges themselves in order to deliver for clients
– a resilient team player, even in challenging circumstances
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