Jobs of the Week: Carlyle, Morgan Stanley, Blackstone and Gemini are hiring

The Carlyle Group is looking for a vice president of portfolio management in New York. The hire will be responsible for all aspects of portfolio management, fund administration, capital raising, strategic initiatives and compliance for the business development companies. He or she will report directly to the head of risk, underwriting and portfolio management. The candidate should have over eight years of related experience.

Also, Carlyle’s private equity fund of funds AlpInvest Partners is hiring an associate for its co-investments team in New York. Duties include reviewing investment opportunities, participating in due diligence teams, financial modeling, preparing due diligence requests and investment proposals, and monitoring performance of investments. The new hire will start in the summer of 2016 and should have a minimum of two years of experience in an investment bank, private equity firm or similar setting.

Morgan Stanley is looking to fill several positions. The firm is hiring a growth equity analyst on its Expansion Capital team in San Francisco. Expansion Capital is the firm’s primary business for investing in later-stage private growth equity transactions.  The role is a generalist position with broad exposure to a variety of sectors and both equity and credit growth investment opportunities through a one or two-year program. Duties include evaluating new investment opportunities, conducting in-depth sector research, analyzing and modeling financial projections, developing valuation and return, and conducting due diligence. Applicants should have a minimum of two years of experience from a leading private equity fund, investment bank or financial services firm.

Also at the firm, Morgan Stanley Energy Partners is seeking post-MBA private equity associates for its Houston and New York offices. Associates will evaluate new investment opportunities, lead transaction execution, develop capital structure and valuation views, monitor portfolio companies, and manage relationships with management teams and corporate and financial sponsor partners. The MSEP team typically invests $50 million to $250 million of equity capital per transaction. Investments include leveraged buyouts for control, corporate carve-outs, growth equity investments, and recapitalizations.

Finally, Morgan Stanley Infrastructure is looking to hire a senior associate or junior-level vice president in New York. MSI is Morgan Stanley’s infrastructure private equity investing platform, which manages $4.1 billion in assets on behalf of institutional investors around the world. The hire will be responsible for producing investment memorandum and other presentations on acquisition opportunities, financial modeling and valuation on companies and assets, and conducting in-depth analyses for due diligence, as well as coordinating with advisors and consultants. An MBA is preferred, but not required. The candidate should have five to seven years of experience, preferably two years with a top-tier investment bank as well as over two years in a private equity investing role.

Gemini Investors is hiring a private equity associate in the Boston area. The associate’s primary responsibilities will include assisting with business development, due diligence on new investment opportunities and portfolio company monitoring. The expectation is that this will be a two to three year role where the associate would gain experience before returning to business school. Strong candidates will have two to three years of consulting or investment banking experience. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter describing their interest in and qualifications for the position by email to senior associate Daniel Gregg at

Blackstone Group is recruiting for an analyst in its portfolio operations group, which advises the firm’s portfolio companies on implementing best practices. The analyst, who will be based in New York, will provide analytical analysis and on‐site support of key initiatives across the portfolio including the monthly and quarterly reporting, group purchasing organization, LP due diligence preparation, and cross‐selling, sustainability. Blackstone’s portfolio operations group advises the firm’s portfolio companies on implementing best practices.

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