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Private Debt, Assistant Vice President

Business Department:  Private Debt

Denver, US

Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 850 institutional investors. We have USD 83 billion in assets under management and more than 1,200 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

We have a great opportunity to join our growing Private Debt business. As an Assistant Vice President, you will be an integral member of the private debt team, and take part in all aspects of private debt investments. The team provides mezzanine, unitranche and senior debt financing, primarily to back private equity-sponsored leveraged buyouts. We are a market leader in private debt, and invested over USD 20bn in credits globally since 2003.

What we expect

Specific responsibilities will include leading investments in all respects, including the following specific tasks:

  • Applying critical thinking and judgment in prioritizing investment opportunities
  • Coaching and training junior resources
  • Working on several workstreams / transactions simultaneously
  • Experience and demonstrated understanding of all aspects of the underwriting process including the coordination of internal and external stakeholders and advisors
  • Ability to manage an entire deal process with limited oversight, for certain transactions; ability to work as junior support on larger or more complex transactions
  • Compiling robust investment committee memos
  • Presenting transactions and recommendations to investment committees
  • Exposure to / ability to contribute to negotiating legal documentation with various third parties, including private equity sponsors
  • Communicating professionally with private equity relationships and/or other lenders involved in a deal
  • Ensuring smooth and successful deal closings and fundings
  • Supporting and being proactive in all matters arising in the ordinary course of investment management, acting quickly to identify, address and correct issues
  • Bachelor’s or MBA degree from a top college or university
  • Four-to-six years relevant work experience in credit or leveraged finance, with increasing levels of responsibility in managing various aspects of the deal process
  • Excellent analytical, technical, interpersonal, and client facing skills
  • Exceptional business acumen and judgment in analyzing investment opportunities, market information and company financials
  • Strong experience developing internal and external relationships

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 with employee premiums paid by the Company and subsidized for any dependents
  • 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.


We are moving to Broomfield at the end of May and we will be in a newly built, corporate campus with a state-of-the-art fitness center and food market.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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