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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 850 institutional investors. We have USD 78 billion in assets under management and more than 1,000 professionals across 19 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:


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

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 (an engineering degree is a plus)
  • 3-5 years of work experience in private equity, M&A, strategy consulting, leveraged finance or transaction services
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in LBO modeling and in drafting investment proposals
  • Superior organizational competence (planning, scheduling, coordinating and time management)
  • Excellent teamwork skills within international settings
  • Excellent language skills – proficiency in English, a second European language is a plus (particularly a Scandinavian language)
  • 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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