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17/11 Arpit Khandelwal
Principal - Head of India at Mercury Capital Advisors

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Mercury Capital Advisors - Associate - Capital Raising & Advisory Services (3-5 yrs)

Gurgaon/Gurugram Job Code: 1182014

Mercury Capital Advisors : A leading global alternatives platform focused on private fund placements, co-investments and direct transactions, and secondary advisory





- Mercury Capital Advisors is a leading global private fund placement and investment advisory firm. Established in 2009 and continuing efforts that began at Merrill Lynch Private Equity Funds Group in 1981, Mercury assists in raising capital for private equity, real estate, infrastructure, credit, venture capital, hedge funds, secondaries, and special situations investments. The firm assists general partners and limited partners in fund placements, co-investment and direct deal placement, and secondary advisory.

- With offices in New York, London, Singapore, Tokyo, Dubai and New Delhi as well as parent company and partner offices globally, the firm maintains strong relationships with a broad range of the worlds pre-eminent institutional investors, including sovereign wealth funds, corporate and public pension plans, insurance companies, endowments, family offices, foundations, funds of funds, and consultants.

Mercury is founded upon its core principles of Integrity, Client Focus, Teamwork, Commitment to Excellence and Focus on Results. Mercury is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to fostering a culture of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Mercury offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.

- Mercury Capital Advisors is a fully owned subsidiary of Investcorp, a global investment manager specializing in alternative investments across private equity, real estate, credit, absolute return strategies, GP stakes and infrastructure. As of June 30, 2022, Investcorp Group had US $42.7 billion in total AUM, including assets managed by third-party managers, and employed over 430 people from 45 nationalities globally across its offices in 11 countries spanning the US, Europe, GCC and Asia.


Mercury Capital Advisors is seeking to hire a full-time Associate / Senior Associate in its Gurgaon office to work with the Global Project Management team to assist in originating and executing best-in-class capital raising and advisory mandates.


- Develop excellent relationships with GP clients (private equity firms) through handling of day-to-day communication

- Execute fundraising deal campaigns by providing overall fundraising support, including coordination of target lists, GP updates to distribution team, LP updates to GPs, handling LP queries/due diligence requests, meeting logistics and investor profiles

- Produce client marketing materials (flipbook, DDQ, PPM, data requests) and investor feedback materials

- Build and understand financial models, including extracting information from waterfall models, gross and net returns, portfolio metrics, etc.

- Support Origination team in producing pitch materials and research tasks to identify, source and onboard new mandates

- Support global secondary and directs team in executing advisory mandates

- Guide and mentor junior Analysts

- Work closely with and collaborate with Origination, Distribution and Finance teams across different offices


- 3-5+ years of experience in the investment banking, advisory, private equity or other financial services industry, preferably within the area of alternative investments

- Masters/Bachelors Degree from a reputed institute

- Exceptional Excel, PowerPoint and Word skills

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

- Self-starter with an intellectual curiosity and exceptional attention to detail

- Strong team player with interpersonal skills as required to interact with personnel across all levels of the firm and fund managers

Compensation and Benefits: Base salary above or on par with the industry standards; and discretionary annual bonus. The employee shall also be entitled to participate in any benefit plans, leaves, programs and policies that may be made available to similarly situated and designated employees and as per the company policy.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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