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Associate, Private Equity's Transportation & Infrastructure Group

New York

Permanent Capital Vehicles

Ref#: 2276

Date published: 22-Feb-2019

About Fortress 

Fortress Investment Group LLC is a leading, highly diversified global investment manager with approximately $42.1 billion of assets under management as of September 30, 2018. Founded in 1998, Fortress manages assets on behalf of over 1,750 institutional clients and private investors worldwide across a range of credit and real estate, private equity and permanent capital investment strategies. Investment performance is our cornerstone - we strive to generate strong risk adjusted returns for our investors over the long term. For additional information on Fortress, please visit www.fortress.com.

About Fortress Transportation & Infrastructure

Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure (NYSE: FTAI) is a global company that owns and acquires high quality transportation equipment and infrastructure that is essential for the transportation of goods and people globally.  FTAI currently invests across four market sectors: aviation, energy, intermodal transport and rail. FTAI is externally managed by an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group LLC, which has a dedicated team of professionals who collectively have acquired over $17 billion in transportation related assets since 2002.

About The Position

Fortress’s Private Equity group is seeking a Transportation Associate to work with FTAI and help support the business’s growing investments.


  • Analyze and execute investment and asset management strategies

  • Develop flexible financial models and perform ad hoc financial forecasting, analyses and modeling

  • Develop, conduct and coordinate financial analyses, reports and presentations to facilitate making important business decisions

  • Conduct financial and business (e.g. industry analysis, competitive position, growth prospects) diligence and evaluate new product development and acquisitions

  • Provide analytical support for debt and equity transactions

  • Participate in strategic planning and budget processes

  • Maintain certain performance tracking metrics


  • A bachelor's degree in business, finance or economics

  • 2-4 years of experience as an Analyst at a top investment bank, most preferably in Transportation, Industrials, Real Estate or M&A industries

  • Advanced Excel skills and strong modeling and financial valuation skills

  • Strong PowerPoint and presentation skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Strong quantitative skills 

  • Demonstrated intellectual curiosity and the confidence to interact with senior business and finance leaders within the private equity business

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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.