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Investment Leader, Private Equity Goods & Products

Business Department:  Private Equity

Paris, FR Zug, CH Munich, DE Milan, IT London, GB

Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 1,000 institutional investors. We have USD 135 billion in assets under management and more than 1,800 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

Our latest private equity program invests globally in middle market companies with leading market positions. Our private equity programs have consistently been top performers since inception. 
We are now looking to add an Investment Leader to our team either in Zug Switzerland, Paris, London or Munich, with a focus on the Goods & Products vertical.
While sector experience is preferred, we will consider candidates with other industry experience who can demonstrate a genuine interest for Goods & Products.


  • As Private Equity Investment Leader you will source, execute and lead direct investment opportunities in the Industry and Consumer segments across Europe with a focus on the French market 
  • Manage all due diligence workstreams for prospective investments
  • Manage and review valuation models, lead the preparation of investment memoranda for, and present opportunities in Investment Committee meetings
  • Lead negotiations of legal transaction documentation (SPA, SHA, MIP etc) with support from internal and external legal advisors
  • Contribute to structuring and raising debt financing together with PG's Capital Markets team
  • Manage relationships with key investment stakeholders, counterparties and partners
  • Actively engage with the board of portfolio companies with responsibility for certain post closing value creation work streams and board materials
  • Lead and mentor transaction team of junior professionals in and outside the investment process
  • Contribute to PG client related activities (pitches, update meetings, etc.)
  • Manage various tasks related to PG product reporting, asset management, market research, internal requests and marketing efforts


What we expect
  • 7-9 years of private equity experience, preceded by 2-3 years of investment banking or management consulting
  • Superior business acumen and judgment to analyse investment opportunities, market information and company financials
  • Ability to flex both upwards and downwards to coordinate the investment process and ensure highest quality of execution
  • Excellent written and spoken English and French languages
  • Prior experience in industrial and consumer sectors is a plus


What we offer

  • We offer a fantastic opportunity for you to grow
  • Rewarding career within a growing global company
  • Competitive compensation package, including performance based annual incentives and carry
  • One team one goal environment
  • International and collaborative environment, with on-the-job training and mentorship opportunities
  • Make an impact on the organization by taking a lead role in the growth of our Europe business. Our working environment is humble, inclusive and transparent, and the structure of the firm is flat

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