Senior Asset Class Specialist (Zug, Switzerland or London)

Business Department:  Client Solutions

Zug, CH London, GB

Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 1,000 institutional investors. We have USD 142 billion in assets under management and more than 1,900 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


The Private Debt team at Partners Group focuses on investing into the Direct Debt and Liquid Loan markets on a global basis and delivers investment solutions to clients across closed-end funds, open ended funds, CLOs and separately managed accounts. 


As a senior member of the Debt Asset Class Experts (ACE) team within the Client Solutions business line, the successful candidate will be working in partnership with the broader Private Debt investment team and Client Solutions professionals and as part of a global team with a primary focus on:

  • Managing fundraising campaigns across the range of funds offered by the Private Debt team
  • Sourcing separately managed accounts and developing bespoke solutions for clients
  • Developing ideas to broaden the investment or product focus of the Debt business


In addition, it is critical for the successful candidate to work collaboratively with the rest of the global Debt ACE team, focusing across the product spectrum with a global mindset.  With that said, this hire will predominately focus on growing the platform in Europe, working in partnership with the senior leadership of the Private Debt team to drive the strategic development of the business. This hire is for a key role within the firm’s overall growth strategy within Private Debt and would be based in Zug, Switzerland or London.


What we expect


  • Bachelor’s degree required, and MBA and/or CFA preferred
  • 8-10 years of investment management / fundraising / banking experience within credit
  • Willingness to spend 25% - 50% of the time travelling
  • Strong balance of technical/product expertise and interpersonal skills
  • Proven track record of raising capital
  • Ability to effectively communicate with both internal and external parties in a polished, professional manner
  • Strong network among industry colleagues that results in the reciprocal sharing of ideas, referrals, and introductions
  • Demonstrated work ethic, competitiveness and tenacity required to achieve top performance
  • Self-motivated and proactive with the ability to prioritize
  • Fluency in German preferred


What we offer


Partners Group is a global financial institution that retains the culture, place, 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 your growth:

  • Professional, international working environment

  • Challenging, rewarding career within a growing company

  • Entrepreneurial culture offering opportunity to learn the business from some of the world’s leading private market specialists

  • Collaborative environment, with on-the-job training and mentorship opportunities

  • Education assistance program

  • Competitive salary with performance-oriented compensation model

  • Lunch allowance

  • One-month sabbatical after every five years of service

  • Fun office and team events, including volunteer opportunities to connect with and help our local communities


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. Our working environment is humble, inclusive, and transparent, and the structure of the firm is flat.

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