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An analyst is responsible for analysing the balance sheets and profit-and-loss accounts of specific companies to arrive at a valuation...Global Opportunities | Pluses and Minusesindia Updated: Mar 24, 2008 23:23 IST
: This person is responsible for analysing the balance sheets and profit-and-loss accounts of specific companies to arrive at a valuation, as well as using statistical models to evaluate the growth opportunities in the sector or sectors where the target company operates.
: Rs 12 lakh to Rs 20 lakh a year
Once the team has zeroed in on a company to invest in, the senior analyst helps in conducting what is called "due diligence" on the company, namely checking that its accounts are in order, that its operations and facilities are sound and it is adhering to various environmental standards.
Salary: Rs 16 lakh to Rs 30 lakh a year
This person deals directly with the client, and may also have a role in the final negotiations with the company when the private equity firm is about to invest.
Salary: Rs 30 lakh to Rs 50 lakh a year
This person leads large and important deals and helps to raise funds for the company, funds that it uses to invest in various companies.
Salary: Rs 50 lakh to Rs 80 lakh a year
This person is responsible for the entire private equity team and also directs fund raising.
Salary: Rs 80 lakh upwards. Some companies also have profit-sharing arrangements for senior staff, up to five percent of earnings.