Transaction Manager (Associate / Sr Associate)

Business Department:  Business Services

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


You will work alongside Partners Group's investment professionals in the transaction closing process for Private Equity, Real Estate and Infrastructure investments. Your main responsibility will be to ensure a seamless closing process. You will maintain the overall view of what is required to bring a transaction to closing, and you will drive and coordinate various related work streams with both internal and external parties. The role will be based in Zug (Switzerland) or London.



  • Work alongside the investment teams in Europe, mainly Switzerland, UK, Italy and Germany in the investment closing process
  • Manage the overall execution (closing) of transactions by coordinating and monitoring the status of various workstreams across teams and jurisdictions
  • Coordinate the equity funding process including the handling of funds flows and capital calls
  • Manage external counsels on various closing-related topics such as the set-up/implementation of acquisition structures, execution of transaction documentation and other transaction-specific requirements
  • Create and drive the closing steps plan and ensure fulfilment of conditions precedent
  • Coordinate with internal teams' various processes related to the internal set up and execution of the transaction
  • Identify and drive improvement opportunities for the team and the overall execution process


What we expect


  • Top academic credentials in business administration, economics, finance and/or law
  • Experience in private markets/financial services industry or consulting. Previous experience at private equity firm, law firm, advisory firm or similar is valued
  • Previous transactional experience, preferably with exposure to closings of private markets transactions (3-4 years for Associate role, 4-6 years for Sr. Associate role)
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative skills
  • Entrepreneurial, driven and proactive mindset
  • Strong desire to learn and succeed
  • Proficiency in English
  • Clear career vision: understanding of the firm’s business and industry

What we offer


  • Growth-oriented entrepreneurial culture with significant leadership opportunities
  • Exposure to the entire investment process and wide range of stakeholders
  • Dynamic international working environment
  • Learn the business from some of the world's leading private markets experts
  • Challenging career path with long-term career potential
  • Competitive salary with performance-related bonus

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