Portfolio Manager - Placed at a leading investment management firm
New York, NY
Our client is a leading healthcare-dedicated investment firm that invests in life science companies developing biopharmaceutical products and creating businesses based on advanced life science technologies. The firm predominantly invests in later-stage companies with products that are in clinical development or on the market, but assesses and invests in companies across all stages of development. Investment structures vary widely, from Series A venture capital financings to large buyouts. The team of investment professionals has diverse backgrounds in finance, medicine and consulting. The Principals of the fund play an active role in the large majority of their investments, usually joining the Board of Directors and working closely with management to build value. The fund also has a strong track record of multiple successful exits.
Our client is a growth equity / private equity fund in San Francisco that invests in both secondary and special situation opportunities in high-growth software and internet companies. The team joined a well established Private Equity fund from a previous fund not affiliated with them where they generated top decile returns with investments such as Spotify, AppDynamics, and Anaplan.
The core expectations for this role are quality and turnaround. Analysts will be tasked with projects by the investment partners and expected to deliver a high-quality work product in an efficient time frame in the form of thoughtful, concise, and organized write-ups and/or presentations.
Our client is a long/short equity hedge fund is seeking an analyst to cover financial services companies, with a focus on community and regional banks in the United States.
The fund employs extensive fundamental research and analysis, including use of proprietary DCF models, to identify investments that are mis-valued by the market.
CLIENT: Our client is a leading venture capital firm formed in 2006 that specializes in software, consumer internet and fintech companies. They are investing from two funds, an early stage and a growth stage fund, so can be flexible to invest in companies from seed through growth stage. The firm has over $1Bn in AUM and has made over 200 investments since inception. They are active, hands-on assistance investors and leverage an extensive network of technology connections to help portfolio companies gain visibility, build strategic partnerships, and successfully exit.
Our client, a leading growth equity firm with offices in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Boston, is looking to add an Associate to their team in Boston. The Boston office focuses on investments in North America and Europe, with an emphasis on cross-border opportunities with China.
Our client is offering a a 2–3 year education in venture capital, based in London. As an Associate Partner there, you should expect to travel across Europe, and will be exposed to a huge range of technology markets and startups. You will become an integral part of their investment team. What happens after that will be down to you: maybe you’ll join one of their portfolio companies, work on your own startup or, if you discover you love investing, continue as a venture capitalist.
Your primary role will be to help find and evaluate startups for investment by our client. Each month they intersect with a huge number of businesses, many of which approach them, and the first challenge is to figure out which they should spend time considering. It’s essential to prioritize, filter and assess quickly and thoroughly.
They don’t wait for the pitches to roll in, however. More important is the outbound work, thematic research, and building relationships with the most ambitious founders across Europe before they’re necessarily planning a fundraise. They're a small team with a lot of ground to cover, and they don’t often miss something great but they all take it personally if we do.
As for the people, you’ll be joining co-founders with decades of experience as investors and operators in Europe and Silicon Valley and a talented group of Associate Partners. The Fund was founded in 2014 as a small, collegiate partnership by design, and you can expect an open and straightforward culture. Also important, their values drive their behaviour and the same goes for everyone on the team. Their style is socratic, no-nonsense and collegiate, so being able to challenge others and defend your opinions is essential. Everyone at the firm looks out for each other, and they laugh a lot too.
The investment associate will support the fund’s mission and vision by fostering commercial innovations that can transform healthcare at the fund and beyond. This position will support the investment team, with a focus on market research, due diligence and data management. This is an enterprise-wide role – supporting the investment team and its related activities, and coordinating with counterparties and key stakeholders throughout the firm as well as external entities (e.g., venture capital firms, private equity firms, technology firms, corporations, investment banks, investors and other asset management firms, academic organizations, corporations, investors, strategic partners, subject matter experts, etc.) The role reports to managing directors and partners, with additional work supervision provided by venture principal and investment associate