Principal at Lateral Capital

Lateral Capital represents an alternative approach for investing in growth markets. A radical shift away from hierarchical blind pool fund structures which are ill-suited to the idiosyncrasies of investing in Sub-Saharan Africa. We invest alongside founding teams offering our limited partners direct access to turnkey investment opportunities without arbitrary investment and harvesting periods.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: PrincipalLocation: NigeriaKey ResponsibilitiesThe Principal will play a key role in building Lateral in West Africa, including:Overseeing the full investment process (including preliminary analysis, due-diligence, financial modelling, structuring and negotiation of transactions as well as ongoing operations and portfolio management). This will require interfacing with counterparties such as co-investors, financial institutions, multilateral banks, legal counsel and external advisors.Actively manage portfolio companies and support founders in key areas from finance, HR to strategy and governance.Implement monitoring & evaluation systems to track qualitative and quantitative indicators for portfolio companies.Stay abreast of key sector and market trends; conduct quantitative and qualitative research for investment team.

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