Analyst/Associate role for Kismet Capital Group

Kismet Group is seeking a highly motivated and talented individual to work in an Investment Analyst/Associate capacity in our Moscow office covering CIS and European markets.

We offer: 
• Opportunity to build your career in the investment industry (buy-side) 
• Highly professional environment (alumni of Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank, ABN AMRO, VTB Capital) 
• Strong pipeline of high-profile projects 
• Unique exposure to the US capital markets via Kismet-sponsored SPACs 
• Career growth opportunities 
• Competitive compensation package

Role and responsibilities: 
• Preparing financial analysis, valuation models and investment committee memos 
• Gathering and analyzing industry and market data 
• Monitoring of portfolio companies 
• Assisting the team with internal reporting 
• Participation in due diligence, communication with targets and advisers

Skills and competencies required: 
• 1-4 years of relevant work experience within Investment Banking / Private Equity / Management Consulting / Big 4 (corporate finance) or corporate finance/M&A divisions of corporates 
• Fluent English, both verbal and written 
• Higher education in finance or economics 
• Strong academic record with a high numerical, verbal, and analytical competence 
• Ability to multi-task and to work under pressure; strong work ethic 
• Good knowledge of Accounting / Finance 
• PC literate with strong Excel & Power Point skills 

Kismet expectations / culture fit: 
• Entrepreneurial spirit, desire to 'make things happen' 
• Ability to juggle tough deadlines and multiple projects at once in a cool & calm manner 
• Collegial attitude, focus on teamwork, strong desire to learn 
• Intellectual rigor, ability to admit mistakes and learn from them without losing enthusiasm 

To apply for the position please send your CV and case solution (see details in the next paragraph) to Varvara Kiseleva (cos@bbgn.co) with a copy to Andrey Korolev (akorolev@kismetcg.com). Please specify in email subject and position you apply for: “Analyst/Associate: [YOUR NAME and SURNAME] application”.

Case study
As part of your application, please propose three ideas for merger with Kismet SPAC. Prepare a brief presentation (8 slides max) with key investment highlights for two of the proposed ideas and more detailed investment thesis for the third idea, covering the following areas: 
• Review of a company and its business model 
• Sector review and company’s positioning vs competition 
• Company’s medium-term growth prospects 
• Valuation (please propose key valuation metrics, identify peers universe) 
• Key investment highlights and transaction thesis 
• Describe the deSPACing procedure and a potential deal structure

Please address all your questions with respect to the case to Varvara Kiseleva.
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