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Business Department:  Private Equity

Broomfield, US

Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 900 institutional investors. We have USD 96 billion in assets under management and more than 1,500 professionals across 20 offices worldwide. We realize potential in private markets by financing and developing great companies, desirable real estate and essential infrastructure. We create value in our investments through active and long-term responsible ownership.

What it's about

Partners Group is seeking to hire a Denver-based investment professional to join the direct private equity investment team. This is a post-MBA role and will encompass leading control buyouts with equity check sizes ranging from USD 200m to USD 1,000m. The firm invests in a broad range of verticals including business services, industrials, TMT, healthcare, consumer and financial services. The Associate will be expected to work in multiple industry verticals.


Partners Group's titles are unique and should not be benchmarked against 'traditional' post-MBA titles. The Associate's role is to work in all aspects of the investment life cycle, including origination, execution, structuring, pricing and negotiation of new private equity investments. The Associate will also monitor portfolio company performance through the investment period and help the team assess and effect a monetization of the investment that maximizes return.

What we expect

Specific responsibilities will include leading investment diligence and underwriting in all respects, including the following specific tasks:

  • Source business opportunities and discussing relevant factors with the firm’s senior managers;
  • Apply critical thinking and judgment in prioritizing investment opportunities;
  • Prepare industry and competitive research;
  • Lead construction of detailed, business unit-based financial models, including optimal capital structure, purchase price, adjustments and sensitivities to economic conditions;
  • Draft investment committee reports while supervising external resources in the process;
  • Interact with third party due diligence partners (tax professionals, attorneys, technical consultants, insurance, environmental, etc.);
  • Assist in negotiating debt facilities and support the Deal Captain in negotiating purchase agreements, employment agreements and incentive compensation for management teams;
  • Flex both upwards and downwards in order to coordinate the investment process and ensure every aspect of the work gets done.
  • Act proactively in all matters arising in the ordinary course of investment management, acting quickly to identify, address and correct issues;
  • Identify and evaluate strategic opportunities such as acquisitions, divestitures, or entering new market/verticals;
  • Provide support in investment exit process management.


Qualifications & experience:

  • Suggested work experience related to one of the below example career paths:
    • One-to-two years' in private equity or other principal investing roles preceded by two-to-three years in investment banking/management consulting; or
    • Three-to-four years' experience in investment banking/management consulting.
  • Demonstrated prior investment experience in which the professional successfully managed relevant stages of an investment such as: analysis, due diligence, company valuations, preparing investment memorandums, structuring sources of funding, and overseeing third party advisors.
  • Exceptional business acumen and judgment in analyzing investment opportunities, market information and company financials.

What we offer

Partners Group is a global financial institution that retains the culture, pace and agility of a start-up. As a growing firm, we are committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best talent, by offering a workplace where results are truly recognized and rewarded.  We offer a fantastic opportunity for you to grow:

  • Professional, international working environment
  • Challenging, rewarding career within a growing company
  • Collaborative environment, with on-the-job training and mentorship opportunities
  • Competitive benefits and wellness package, including medical, dental and vision coverage
  • 401k (Roth and pre-tax options) with company match
  • 25 vacation days and 12 holidays annually
  • One month sabbatical after every five years of service
  • Company paid life and disability insurance
  • Competitive compensation package, including performance based annual incentives
  • Education assistance program
  • Lunch stipend
  • Fun office and team events, including volunteer opportunities to connect with and help our local communities

Make an impact on the organization by taking a lead role in the growth of our US business.  Our working environment is humble, inclusive and transparent, and the structure of the firm is flat.

At Partners Group, we thrive on new ideas for the benefit of our clients, our employees and our community.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and support diversity of perspectives.


Application specifics:

  • Please include a resume and cover letter when applying through Partners Group's career portal.
  • Applicant screening and interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis through the summer of 2021.
  • Please direct all questions to MBArecruiting@partnersgroup.com



Nearest Major Market: Denver

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