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Investment Associate, Private Debt

Business Department:  Private Debt
Location: 

New York, US

Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 1,000 institutional investors. We have USD 119 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

In this position, you will be an integral member of the US Private Debt team and take part in all aspects of private debt investing, from investment sourcing to portfolio management. The Private Debt team at Partners Group provides unitranche, second lien, HoldCo PIK notes, preferred equity, and common equity, primarily to back private equity-sponsored leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, and acquisitions. Partners Group has a leading private debt platform, with USD 25bn of assets under management and having invested over USD 44bn in credits globally since 2003. 

 

Responsibilities

  • New investments (70% of time): Work directly with a team (2-3 team members per transaction) of industry-agnostic investment professionals to:
    • Perform due diligence including fundamental credit analysis, financial modeling, financial and operational analysis, transaction structuring, and industry research on prospective debt investments
    • Prepare investment memos for and participate in investment committee discussions
    • Understand key credit documentation and economic/legal terms
    • Support the transaction and closing processes
    • Act as a secondary coverage person for private equity sponsor relationships
    • Serve as a mentor for Partners Group rotational analysts
  • Portfolio management and other (30% of time):
    • Monitoring of current portfolio investments, including performance tracking, market research, and portfolio mining for new opportunities
    • Assist in fundraising / marketing efforts

 

What we expect
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably with a major in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or a related discipline, from a top college or university
  • 1-4 years relevant work experience as an Analyst or Associate at a private debt fund, private equity fund, or BDC; completion of a formal credit training program is preferred but not required
  • Excellent analytical, technical, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong financial modeling, investment writing, and presentation skills
  • Ability to work on lean investment teams in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong desire to learn and succeed

 

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
  • Education assistance program
  • Lunch stipend
  • Fun office and team events, including volunteer opportunities to connect with and help our local communities
  • Partners Group compensation has a long-term outlook and philosophy, and our total compensation emphasizes performance based long term incentives

 

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.

 


 

www.partnersgroup.com


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