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Private Equity Investment Professional - Associate

Business Department:  Private Equity

Zug, CH

Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 900 institutional investors. We have USD 91 billion in assets under management and more than 1,300 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 join Partners Group’s Private Equity Directs team in Zug with responsibilities across all aspects of private equity lead investments, including sourcing, due diligence and deal execution, ongoing monitoring and value creation and divestitures.


Your responsibilities will include:


  • Performing and selectively leading due diligence workstreams on prospective investments (e.g. financial, commercial, tax and legal due diligence)
  • Drafting and presenting investment recommendation documents
  • Modeling business plans, LBO structures and investment returns
  • Contributing to the negotiation and drafting of legal transaction documentation (e.g. SPA, SHA, MIP)
  • Supporting portfolio companies throughout our investment period (including the planning, execution and monitoring of value creation initiatives)
  • Proactively source investment opportunities from your network, investment partners, advisors and other industry contacts
  • Conducting various other tasks related to product reporting, market research and marketing efforts

What we expect

We are looking for a professional with the ability and willingness to excel within a highly entrepreneurial organization.


The successful candidate should demonstrate:


  • Top academic credentials from a leading university
  • 3-5 years of relevant full-time work experience in private equity, M&A, management consulting, leveraged finance or transaction services
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in financial modeling and in drafting investment proposals
  • Superior organizational skills (planning, scheduling, coordinating and time management)
  • Excellent teamwork skills within international settings
  • Excellent language skills – proficiency in English, additional European language(s) is a plus
  • A high energy level coupled with a strong desire to learn and succeed, along with an impeccable work ethic and a professional demeanor

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