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Investment Associate - Direct Lending/Structured Equity


Credit Funds

Ref#: 2209

Date published: 28-Jun-2018

The Investment Associate will report to a Managing Director and will assist in the analysis and execution of direct credit and structured equity financings with a broad range of structures and industries, predominantly in the US. 

The Investment Associate will: 
Build flexible financial models (e.g. operating models, leveraged buyout analyses) to provide analytical support for transactions 
Conduct financial and business diligence (e.g. industry analysis, competitive position, growth prospects) during the transaction process
Actively participate in meetings to evaluate new and ongoing potential investments
Conduct research on relevant companies and sectors for potential transactions
Review portfolio company financial statements and reports to conduct valuation analyses
Develop and present financial analyses, reports and presentations to support decision making in situations involving new investments and existing assets

The ideal candidate will have:
A bachelor's degree in economics, finance, or accounting from a leading university with some coursework in each of accounting, finance and economics
2-5 years of experience as an Analyst at a top investment bank, most preferably in a Financial Services, Financial Institutions, M&A, Consumer Retail, Financial Sponsors or Leveraged Finance; or relevant investing experience at a buy-side firm
Advanced Excel skills and strong modeling and financial valuation skills 
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong organizational skills and a superior attention to detail
Strong quantitative and analytical abilities

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Fortress Investment Group LLC collectively with its subsidiaries and operating affiliates is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.