BlackRock seeks vice-president in Hong Kong

The world's largest asset manager wants to hire an investment professional to focus on primary, secondaries and co-investments in Asia within its private equity partners business.

BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, is seeking a investment professional to focus on primary funds, secondaries and co-investments in its Asia team.

Based in the firm’s Hong Kong office, the vice-president will execute and source private equity investment opportunities, participate in due diligence and lead financial modelling and preparation of investment recommendations for the firm’s investment committee, according to a job posting on its website.

The role will be in the firm’s private equity partners business which provides investors worldwide with comingled private equity funds and customised separate accounts.

The successful candidate must have five to 10 years of relevant experience in private equity fund investment and co-investments, and knowledge of Asian private equity market and business-level Mandarin are preferred.

Interested applicants can apply via BlackRock’s website.

In June, BlackRock said it was searching for an infrastructure secondaries professional to join its European team.

New York-headquartered BlackRock has $4.9 trillion in assets under management and employs around 12,700 staff in offices across 30 countries, according to its website.