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Private Equity Associate

Background and Requirements

  • Two to three years of investment banking, management consulting or investment management experience
  • Strong record of academic achievement in college, typically graduating with academic honors
  • Strong analytical, quantitative and sales skills
  • Desire to complete investments

Associates play a lead role in Great Points’ effort to analyze specific companies for investment, while also providing support for current portfolio companies. They complete financial analyses, run financial models, make customer reference checks and carry out competitive analyses. Associates are typically involved in closing one to three investments per year and work within a team of three to four investment professionals. Additional responsibilities include supporting our portfolio companies, completing tuck-in acquisitions and participating at Board meetings. Over the course of a year, an Associate meets with or visits approximately 100 companies.

Compensation is extremely competitive and includes base pay, a targeted bonus of 75-100% of base, health care coverage, 401(k) and the ability to invest in Great Point Partners' deals on which you work. The Associate position is a three-year commitment. Some Associates may return to the firm as a Senior Associate after business school, but some are promoted to Vice President directly.

Please send a resume that includes your college GPA and standardized test scores along with a one-page cover letter stating your interest in Great Point Partners and your qualifications for the position to: Rohan Saikia

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