Date Posted: 2021-12-20

Job ID: EB-1081850675
Category: Private Equity
Location: San Francisco, CA

Location: San Francisco

We are working with a very successful and growing multi-strategy tech focused investment firm based out of San Francisco. The firm has a fast-paced environment, a culture of openness and a long track record of success. The firm is differentiated by its speed and flexibility in solving complex financing issues and is a sough-after partner for technology entrepreneurs. Today, they have approximately $750mm of AUM.

The firm is comprised of a small team of highly accomplished investors with a mandate to invest buyout, growth and private debt in tech businesses globally. They are seeking a Vice President to join the team and work across the firm on deal execution.


• Have extensive involvement with analyzing new investment opportunities in tech industry sectors
• Provide quality input and feedback on new deal opportunities to the senior team members; participate in investment committee meetings
• Perform miscellaneous research & due diligence as requested
• Execute acquisitions across North America with a team of investment professionals
• Quarter back deal execution; including but not limited to leading the due diligence processes on transactions, managing external providers, overseeing the investment committee memo and lender process
• Assist in the development and execution of portfolio company investment and ultimately the exit strategies
• Build relationships & work with portfolio company management to monitor performance, develop & execute growth strategies during firm’s hold period
• Manage junior personnel in the deal/investment process

Desired skills & experience:

• 2-3 years’ transaction experience at an investment bank and 3-4 years’ experience at a middle market private equity/ growth equity or mezzanine firm
• Strong quantitative & analytical skills
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (face-to-face, telephone, and written communication)
• Industry knowledge and understanding of industry-wide financial benchmarking
• Desire to work hard and do timely and excellent work
• Superior attention to detail
• Personality, charisma, energy; ability to interact with variety of “clients” – people within the firm, investors, CEOs/CFOs of our companies, etc.

BrainWorks is a premier executive search firm that delivers superior talent to drive business performance. Our consultants are experts in their practice areas, which include: Private Equity & Corporate Finance; Consumer Products; CRM, Direct/Database Marketing and Customer Sciences/Advanced Analytics; Accounting and Finance; Information Technology; Digital Marketing and eCommerce; and, Consumer Insights and Market Research.

The Private Equity & Corporate Finance practice conducts searches for leading private equity firms, portfolio companies, investment banks, and fortune companies across the nation. Some examples of searches include the following:
• Pre and Post MBA private equity deal team professionals
• Private equity portfolio company C-level through Manager finance and operations
• Sell and Buy Side investment banking firms
• Fortune company corporate development, strategy and finance

BrainWorks prides itself on quality, speed and GUARANTEED RESULTS, delivered through our unique QUASAR approach. When you partner with BrainWorks, your company will receive intelligence and industry expertise from consultants who are trustworthy, caring and passionate about your business needs.

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