Private Equity Associate

Apply by August 1, 2020

Closed Loop Partners (CLP) is an impact investment firm that invests in sustainable consumer goods, recycling, and the development of the circular economy. Investors include many of the world’s largest consumer goods companies and institutional investors interested in investments that provide strong financial returns and tangible social impact. Through its Closed Loop Leadership Fund, CLP’s private equity team makes control investments in middle-market companies that advance the circular economy.

Role
Support the private equity investment team in all aspects of the deal process from origination and due diligence through deal structuring and post-investment portfolio management, as well as conduct research on special projects. Superior financial modeling skills as well as written and oral communication skills are also required.
Analysis of investment opportunities including financial modeling, valuation, and return analysis
Market and industry research
Due diligence on companies, management, customers, competitors, and industries
Preparation of term sheets, letters of intent, and review of transaction documentation
Monitoring of select portfolio companies and quarterly portfolio valuation analysis
Preparation of materials for Investment Committee, executive team, and others

 

Qualifications
Minimum of two years of post-college experience within an investment banking or private equity firm
Demonstrated interest in sustainability and the circular economy
Undergraduate degree with demonstrated academic excellence
Strong financial modeling, accounting, and corporate finance skills
Excellent writing and communication skills
Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and thoroughness
A dynamic, enthusiastic individual who can take both initiative and direction
A team player who enjoys collaboration