Investment Analyst

A boutique investment company affiliated with well known South African investment organisations based in town is looking for the expertise of a seasoned Investment Analyst to guide and lead the junior Analyst team. The ideal candidate will have an Investment Honours degree, CFA level 2 , 5 – 8 years investment analysis experience and exceptional written and verbal communication skills.


Build and maintain financial models.
Consolidate information from other different sources and to prepare annual budgets and updated forecasts throughout the year.
Interact with farmers/operator, lenders, government agencies and other financial advisors and as needed, perform all necessary modelling sensitivities to include changes to capital structure, biological asset portfolio and potential Mergers and Acquisitions
Monitor SPV’s by assisting with registering of water rights, sub-leases post acquisition, legal contracting, further development costs post acquisition etc.
Financing Structures
Build the Discounted Cash Flow model of the SPV’s by obtaining production forecasts, production costs and pricing from the operator and validating these assumptions to industry standards.
Work closely with operators/tenants and sellers to create a financing structures addressing the needs and requirements of all stakeholders
Develop Term Sheets and Risk Registers and maintain common understanding among the parties involved.
Along with Senior Management, serve as internal lead for all investments
by preparing materials, coordinating meetings, answering operator overseeing due diligence sessions, preparing presentations,
drafting of investment proposals and updates
As member of acquisition team, evaluate the accretion / dilution of
potential acquisitions or divestitures and prepare materials for acquisition
team and Senior Management Team.
Participate in internal meetings with acquisition team and Senior Management Team to discuss evaluations, deal structuring or
termination, bid alternatives, purchase/sale agreements.
Coordinate with Operations and CFO to determine appropriate operating and financing assumptions.
Participate in data rooms and acquisition conferences
Portfolio Analysis
Build the portfolio analysis for SPV’s that responsible for.
Tasks include annual financial information of production estimates.
Assist Investor Relations with industry presentations.
Assist other departments (Accounting, Operations) with corporate model
outputs and presentations as needed
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