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Capital Formation Associate (Credit)
New York
Capital Formation Group
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About Fortress

Fortress Investment Group LLC is a leading, highly diversified global investment manager with approximately $45.7 billion of assets under management as of September 30, 2022. Founded in 1998, Fortress manages assets on behalf of approximately 1,900 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 Credit

Fortress’s Credit business was launched in 2002 by Pete Briger. Today, the Fortress Credit team consists of over 525 professionals and is focused on investing globally, primarily in undervalued assets and distressed and illiquid credit investments. We manage assets on behalf of many of the world’s most prominent and sophisticated allocators, including public and private pensions, sovereign wealth funds, large institutions and private clients.

About the Position

The New York office has an opening for an Associate in the Credit Capital Formation Group.  The Associate will manage various aspects of the fund marketing process for prospective investors of the Fortress Credit and Real Estate Funds business.  The individual will work directly with the Credit and Real Estate Funds business’ CIOs, investment professionals, asset managers, accounting teams, operations, and sales teams in order to create fund marketing materials and respond to investor due diligence requests.  This position offers significant growth and advancement opportunities.

The Credit Capital Formation Associate will:

  • Develop and create marketing materials
  • Manage the due diligence process for prospective investors across the globe including:

public and corporate pensions, sovereign wealth funds, family offices, and RIAs

  • Work on bespoke, analytical and quantitative diligence requests
  • Work on qualitative deliverables such as RFPs and DDQs
  • Maintain performance analytics for the Credit Funds
  • Meet with and source data from the investment team and other groups across the firm and distill it into a clean and easily digestible deliverable
  • Assist in coordination of annual investor meetings (AGM) including planning and creation of materials

The ideal candidate will have: 

  • A bachelor’s degree from a top university with a strong academic record
  • At least 2 - 3 years of finance experience (e.g. investment banking / capital markets / alternative asset management experience)
  • Credit and/or real estate experience a strong plus       
  • An understanding of broad financial markets and indices
  • Advanced proficiency in PowerPoint and Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities
  • Self-motivation with the ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic and desire to excel in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment

The base salary range for this position is expected to be between $140,000 and $170,000.

The base salary range proposed for this role has been set forth to comply with local law, but salary is only one element of the total compensation for this role. The base salary range suggested above does not include compensation elements such as bonuses, overtime and deferred cash (each of which are applicable in certain roles), benefits, perquisites, and company contributions to employee 401(k) accounts. Such other pay components often result in total compensation materially exceeding base salary for a particular role. Total compensation as well as base salary for a role depend in part upon individual performance, years of service, experience, geographic considerations, the performance and the needs of particular business units, company performance, and general market conditions.
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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.