Director, Growth Equity

Apply by June 15, 2022

Founded in 2014, Closed Loop Partners (a certified BCorp) is an SEC-registered asset management firm and innovation center focused on building the circular economy. Our investments align capitalism with positive social and environmental impact by reducing waste and greenhouse gas emissions via materials innovation, advanced recycling technologies, landfill diversion, supply chain optimization and resource efficiency.

Closed Loop Partners’ investors and clients include the world’s largest consumer packaged goods companies, retailers, and technology companies, as well as institutional investors and family offices. Our asset management business spans venture capital, growth equity, project finance, and buyout private equity. Our Center for the Circular Economy leads groundbreaking research and pre-competitive collaborations to advance systemic, circular solutions for a variety of industries.

Opportunity

Director level investment professional within the growth equity group of Closed Loop Partners asset management business.  This role will be responsible for origination, diligence, execution, portfolio management, and exit support. This professional will support the senior investment team and be actively engaged in mentoring junior team members.  Opportunity to lead deal teams, actively engage in portfolio management and serve on company boards.

Responsibilities

  • Sourcing and pipeline management, identifying investment opportunities and creating an investment deal flow pipeline
  • Validate the business opportunity, establish an investment case, and support senior investment team in structuring and negotiating terms for potential investments
  • Support and lead deal process, including diligence, financial and impact underwriting, and execution
  • Work with portfolio companies, including attending board meetings and monitoring performance to ensure returns and strategic objectives are achieved
  • Develop investment theses around specific sectors
  • Support LP reporting and general fund management processes
  • Train and mentor junior team members and support the continued development of an inclusive culture and diverse team
  • Support, engage and maintain industry network and peer investment firms

 

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of relevant experience including significant growth equity, late stage venture, private equity or investment banking experience
  • Proven interest in sustainability and the circular economy
  • Proven experience through deal cycles, from sourcing to exiting investments, including valuation, deal analysis, due diligence, negotiating terms and documentation, supporting value creation through active ownership, and successfully executing exits
  • Highly developed analytical skills with ability to define issues, collect and analyze pertinent data, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, draw valid conclusions, propose sound recommendations, and implement approved solutions in support of specified goals; attention to detail is critical
  • Industry expertise in relevant sectors including environmental services, built environment, material science, supply chain tech and logistics
  • Exceptional judgment, decision making and negotiating skills
  • Collaborative, team player, eager to learn and to mentor team members across the firm
  • Thrives in entrepreneurial, high-energy environment

 

Closed Loop Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex.