Our client is a leading credit-oriented investment fund focused on direct lending out of a newly raised ~$400mm fund. They invest unitranche, second lien, mezzanine, preferred equity and equity co-investments in lower middle market businesses in a variety of industries across the economy for Private Equity Sponsored, Independent Sponsored, and Non-Sponsored businesses. Investments range between $10 million and $50 million each.
The firm is looking to hire a pre-MBA associate for their office in New York.
The Associate will be expected to hit the ground running from day one in analyzing, structuring and supporting all stages of the underwriting, deal execution and portfolio management processes. As such, the Associate must have a record of high-achievement, superior maturity, integrity and the highest level of professionalism.
The successful candidate will have 1-2 years of experience from investment banking (preferably from a Leveraged Finance group), cash flow lending group of a commercial bank, or from another private credit fund with a relevant focus.
Top quantitative and modeling skills are essential.
Our Client is private equity firm pursuing a value-oriented buyout strategy. The firm takes a partnership approach with management teams to invest in middle market companies in the business services, niche consumer, and manufacturing sectors. The firm makes control investments and seeks to be the first institutional investor in companies. The firm is investing out of its first fund and is managed by a team with over 50 years of experience and a top-tier track record.
Our client is seeking an investment associate to join their team. The associate will work on all phases of the investment process. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with a strong work-ethic and the ability to work as part of a lean team in an entrepreneurial environment. This position is a tremendous growth opportunity; the ideal candidate will be getting in on the ground level with a young and hungry team at a successful first-time fund.
The firm is seeking to add an investment associate with a minimum of 1-3 years of investment banking and/or private equity experience. The associate will:
Evaluate and execute new investment opportunities
Help develop investment theses, manage third party diligence providers and synthesize diligence findings
Prepare and present investment committee materials
Conduct industry research & market analysis
Lead financial and operational modeling efforts
Play an active role in portfolio company monitoring and value creation, working alongside portfolio company management teams
Develop network of deal sources, intermediaries and advisors
Role includes travel associated with all facets of deal execution cycle