Small-cap SME Mezzanine Finance Masterclass - Amsterdam 27 - 29 June 2018

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16 April 2018 – Apply to participate in a three-day training for investment professionals providing SME risk finance in emerging markets

This executive training is dedicated to investment professionals looking to attune their product offering to their target clients and operating markets, by adopting a differentiated approach from debt and equity. The training is focused on skills development and applies techniques such as simulations, case studies, discussion groups, critical reflection activities and application assignments. The learning experienced is fostered by the diversity of experiences among peers – including the trainer.

A maximum of 12 individuals will be selected to take part in this up scaling training designed to build the competence required to provide risk finance to local small and medium sized enterprises by:

  • Contextualizing portfolio management in risk finance;
  • Developing the skills of a portfolio manager;
  • Deepening the investment professional’s understanding of the business and the entrepreneur;
  • Mastering the ins and outs of the investment process.

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Who can apply?

  • Profile: investment professional currently involved in or aspiring to get involved into providing local businesses with instruments such as for instance partially unsecured/junior loans, royalty-based lending, convertible loans, preference shares or redeemable equity and operating in one of the 68 DGGF countries.
  • Qualifications: relevant qualification(s) in (corporate) finance, accounting and/or consulting
  • Experience: minimum of 5 years’ experience and expertise in corporate finance, accounting, credit management, consulting, or sales and marketing

How to apply:

Please send to the following information by 23:59 PM (CET) on Friday 4 May:

  • a detailed CV outlining your financial background and investment track record
  • a letter (1 page maximum) explaining your investment aspirations and your expectations from the training

Date and Location

  • 27 - 29 June 2018
  • Amsterdam
  • Exact location, 3-day schedule, cost details and hotel recommendations will be shared with the short-listed applicants.