Private Equity Associate

Newark, NJ Job ID: 10533 Job Category: Consumer Products

Job ID: EB-9162391473
Category: Private Equity
Location: Nashville, TN

Timing: Immediate is preferred, though somewhat flexible for the right candidate
Tenure: Career Track

Firm Overview

Our client is a healthcare services and healthcare IT private equity firm that manages approximately $300 million of committed capital that makes control and minority investments in companies with high growth potential with $10-50M of enterprise value. The firm’s strategy involves utilizing their extensive healthcare operating and transaction experience, strategic resources and industry relationships to drive enhanced long-term sustainable growth and increase value for the companies that it partners with. The firm does this through its CEO Advisory business model, which is made up of 34 successful CEOs who collectively have invested over $120 million into the firm’s funds and created over $30 billion of shareholder value, as well as several strategic healthcare investors.

Role

As a part of a small team, the Associate will have exposure to all parts of the private equity business (transactions, operations and fund management). Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Creating analytical models (financial and operating), presentations, and written material for new investments or in support of existing portfolio companies
  • Managing some administrative/support functions/projects
  • With moderate direction, performing primary and secondary market research and diligence on target markets and investment opportunities
  • In 12-18 months, responsibilities may include running parts of platform and/or add-on transaction execution with oversight from team

Long-term career advancement within the firm is desired of the top performer. Compensation for this role would be competitive with market and would include carried interest.

Qualifications

What we would expect of a top performer:

  • Knowledge, skills and background
    • Candidates will likely have 2-4 years of consulting, investment banking, private equity, or other related experience, a strong academic background, and interest in Nashville and healthcare
  • Attributes
    • Integrity – does not cut corners ethically, earns and maintains trust, speaks plainly and truthfully, follows through on commitments
    • Strong work ethic, efficient, well organized, high attention to detail, tenacious, proactive and highly communicative
    • High intelligence, strong analytical skills, commitment/desire to learn
  • Cultural Fit
    • High performance environment that rewards transparency and humility
    • Value for lifelong learning and mentorship – both as mentees and mentors
    • Team orientation – fit with environment of caring about people