Investment Analyst/Associate, Strategic Development

Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Thematic - 500 Southeast Asia /
Regular Full-Time (MY) /
Our Mission
We uplift people and economies around the world through entrepreneurship.

About Us
500 Global is a venture capital firm with more than USD2.7 billion in assets under management that invests in founders building fast-growing technology companies. We focus on markets where technology, innovation, and capital can unlock long-term value and drive economic growth.
We invest far and wide, across sectors and geographies, including 49 companies valued at USD1B+ and 150+ companies valued at more than USD100 million.
500 Global’s Southeast Asia family of funds have backed over 270+ companies, including USD1B+ companies Grab, Bukalapak, Carousell, Carsome, and Kredivo. This is just the beginning – we are actively growing to serve more founders, as well as connect startups with capital, expertise, and global networks to help them succeed.
Read more about the backstory of the team, the culture and why we are hiring:

About The Role
We are looking for an Investments Analyst, Strategic Development based in Kuala Lumpur to help us on this journey. We have a large portfolio of companies that we invest in at an early stage. You will understand their market opportunities, business models, growth strategies, positioning and use that to guide them to unlock their fundraising success. In doing so, you will help maximise the net asset value of our portfolio by shining a light on the things they need to see to maximise the returns we expect to see. You'll help the team assess if a company is on or off track, and help craft investment memos to drive our follow-on investment decision. Corporate financiers, investment bankers, and financial analysts who know their numbers and can frame their ideas in a clear and concise manner should apply.

Job Description

    • Conduct research and analysis on follow on investment opportunities within our portfolio, including market research, financial analysis, and due diligence
    • Prepare investment memorandums and presentations, with guidance, on follow on investment opportunities for deliberation at our Investment Committee meetings
    • Monitor and evaluate portfolio performance on a continuous basis and provide updates to investments team
    • Strategise, facilitate and acquire downstream capital for portfolio companies
    • Perform ad hoc financial and strategic analysis to drive decision making for the team and for our portfolio companies
    • Collaborate closely with founders of portfolio companies, providing strategic guidance, mentorship, and support to help them achieve the growth and business objectives we set out with them to maximise the value of their companies, and the returns on our portfolio as a whole
    • Identify and execute on strategic partnerships for portfolio companies with governmental agencies, corporates and other relevant ecosystem players, where relevant
    • Provide general in-house consulting and fundraising services for portfolio companies
    • Execute on M&A and other exit initiatives to realise the value of our investments in the portfolio companies


    • Bachelor’s Degree with at least 2 years of proven relevant experience (in corporate finance advisory, VC, private equity firm, investment bank, or a strongly related role) with a demonstrated track record of contributions to successful investments and/or strategic project execution
    • Superior project management capabilities
    • Proven ability in organizing workflows, taking robust notes, working independently within tight deadlines, and collaborating across teams with limited supervision
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, where production and presentation of data and initiatives are concise and compelling for capital providers and partners
    • Strong analytical and financial analysis skills, with experience using Excel, and other financial analysis tools
    • Familiarity with valuation techniques and financial modeling is strongly encouraged
    • Continuously monitor portfolio performance for internal and external stakeholders
    • Assist in managing relationships with other investors and stakeholders in our portfolio companies
    • Intellectually curious with strong critical thinking skills and business sense
    • Comfortable managing multiple projects across a wide variety of functional business problems
    • Creativity and comfortable with ‘blank sheet of paper’ assignments. Comfortable with ambiguity and identifying what may be needed to define clarity
    • Experience working at a high growth organization, fast-paced and lean-driven unstructured environments, where goals, priorities and roadmaps may evolve quickly
    • Work well under pressure, with a high degree of dependability, adaptability and flexibility
Health Care Plan (Medical & Dental), Group Term Life, Wellness Allowance, Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays), Training & Development

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