Private Equity Jobs of the Week: Cambridge Associates, Bank of America, UBS are hiring

A weekly roundup of jobs in the private equity industry – from buyout shops to venture capital funds to investment banks.

Cambridge Associates is seeking a senior investment director, private investments. The position entails three primary responsibilities: advising clients on their private investments; researching private investment asset classes, products, and investment managers, in coordination with the research staff; and serving as a resource to the firm’s other investment directors in establishing and monitoring clients’ PI programs. Qualifications include ten to fifteen years of appropriate knowledge and experience, at a family office, large institutional investor, fund-of-funds, or private equity firm.  The position is located in San Francisco.

Bank of America is in the market for a senior quant analyst, private equity. The hire will be responsible for evaluating managers across private markets, writing strategy and white papers on new opportunities, analyzing GP track records, preparing investment memoranda, and attending LP meetings. Qualifications include at least ten years of work experience, with significant exposure to the private equity or real assets space. Series 7, 63 and 65 (or Series 7 and 66) required; may gain licenses after start. The position is located in New York.

UBS is searching for a portfolio manager. Duties include: managing and participating in meetings with fund managers and reviewing/analyzing new investment opportunities based on top-down market analysis; carrying out due diligence on private equity funds (for primary and secondary investment) based on bottom-up analysis and valuation of all types (VC, growth, buyout, special situations); and performing portfolio management attribution and performance calculations. Candidates need two to five years of experience. The position is located in New York or San Francisco.

Cooley LLP is looking for an M&A/private equity attorney. Must have strong skills with drafting and negotiating transaction documents, managing client relationships, supervising junior associates, and handling day-to-day demands and work flow requirements of a variety of clients with sophisticated needs. A high level of academic achievement from a nationally-recognized law school and three to six years of experience are required. The position is located in New York.

Ropes & Gray is on the hunt for a practice development manger, private equity. The hire will provide significant business development support to the firm’s private equity transactions practice group. Duties include designing, organizing, coordinating, and implementing initiatives in support of individual partners’ business plans and the practice group’s and the firm’s strategic plans. The ideal candidate will have at least five years’ experience with corporate transactions and/or working at a law firm. J.D. or M.B.A. preferred. The position is located in Boston.

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