Investment Manager - AXE Group

Location
Belgium - Antwerp

THE BEST VERSION OF YOU 👍

Today may be the day your fascination with business and growth meets the opportunity it deserves

As Investment Manager at the AXE Group (Ahlers/Xylos), you will get to explore new territories: within and beyond the technology, logistics, healthcare and energy industry.

 

Your goal?

To accompany the chairman with implementing a long term strategy: for the AXE Group and its companies.

Your legacy? You will pave the AXE Group’s road to continuing success: a road on which you will analyze and evaluate the investment portfolio, internal ventures, M&A, and new business alliances.

No doubt, this road will lead you to personal career landmarks too.
You just need the right equipment.

Then you possess the following:

  • A master’s degree or similar: economy-related and complemented with an MBA
  • 3 to 6 years of experience: in transactional services, strategy consultancy or in a corporate strategy environment
  • An analytical and conceptual mind: to evaluate and make well-prepared business proposals
  • Strong self-motivation: to fill B2B industry business insight gaps
  • Power of conviction: thanks to excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Interest in a broad range of industries: with end-to-end business understanding as a result
  • Entrepreneurial spirit: …which requires no explanation for you

Moreover, you are:

  • practiced and trained: in collecting information through different sources;
  • able and willing to adapt: to swiftly swap between business cases, -environments and -cultures;
  • a change champion: empathic and resilient to convert process into success.

10 x yes…?

YOUR DAILY ADVENTURE 🤠

You are ready to handle these accountabilities:

  • You explore and analyze attractive acquisition targets and you are instrumental in the value analysis, as part of the valuation process and/or due diligence process.
  • You follow up and manage holding activities.
  • You work with the management teams of the member companies to assess business segments, market potential and define business cases for M&A or greenfield initiatives.
  • You assist in specific transformation projects by assessing internal information, facilitating workshops and working with internal stakeholders. These projects can relate to process improvements, innovation journeys, etc.
  • You actively support the presentation of business cases to the Board of Directors of AXE Group companies as appropriate.
  • You report to the chairman of the group.

Why is this the right step for you?

  • We offer a meaningful journey within a family-owned group, with a long-term vision of value creation.
  • You will have a real impact on the growth of the group
  • You will grow and reach your full potential
  • We have a truly modern workplace. That also means a warm, human work atmosphere where your daily experience is of central importance.
  • Your salary package will match your talent and our common ambition, It will be complemented by a range of benefits.

Who are we?

The AXE Group represents the financial interests of the Christian Leysen family and includes as majority shareholdings Ahlers (logistics service provider, https://www.ahlers.com) and Xylos (ICT provider, https://www.xylos.com).

The AXE Group also invests as a minority shareholder (for example Agidens, https://www.agidens.com ) and in various funds. We have a joint holding structure together with Ackermans & van Haaren (under the name AXE Investments) with a historical background of activities.

We are headquartered in Antwerp.

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