Private Equity Jobs of the Week: BlackRock, StepStone, Credit Suisse are hiring

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


BlackRock is in the market for an associate to join its Long Term Private Capital Group, which invests in high-conviction, long-dated assets expected to generate stable returns, such as family-owned businesses, companies not suitable for public market listings, corporate spin-outs, or stakes in high-quality public companies. The role will have responsibility for project and financial modelling, deal assessment and execution, development and review of due diligence reports, market research, portfolio monitoring, and general analytics. The hire will also help senior investment colleagues in preparing presentations and pitch books, cash flow analysis, researching, and report writing. Three to five years of investment banking or private equity-related experience are required. The position is located in New York.

StepStone is searching for a private equity co-investments associate/senior associate. Duties include performing market research using publicly available information and proprietary databases, interpreting financial analyses prepared by target fund managers, assessing marketing and supporting materials of prospective fund managers, and monitoring the performance of the firm’s existing investment portfolio. The ideal candidate will have four to six years of private equity, investment banking, consulting, or other relevant experience, including two to three years of direct or co-investment. Some background in venture/growth is desirable, but not required. The position is located in New York.

Credit Suisse is looking to add an associate, project management to its Private Fund Group. The role entails working with the due diligence team to evaluate prospective fundraising opportunities; providing advice to clients regarding fundraising strategy, sequencing, structuring, timing, and investors; interacting with senior private equity executives and investor relations teams across a global client base; and coaching and mentoring junior team members. Associates should have a minimum of four to five years of post-college financial services experience, ideally including fund placement, investor relations, financial sponsors, or private equity. The position is located in New York.

Jefferies has an opening for an investment banking analyst, mergers & acquisitions. The successful candidate will provide technical and industry advice to domestic and international companies from various sectors on their strategic alternatives. Responsibilities include performing analysis of valuation and financing of potential transactions, working with sector and product teams to execute buy- and sell-side M&A and capital markets transactions, and developing client presentations, offering memorandums, proposals, engagement letters, and term sheets. At least one year of experience required, which must include executing M&A and preparing client presentations and pitches. The position is located in New York.

Edison International is seeking an M&A associate. The company generates and distributes electric power through its subsidiaries, and invests in cleantech, energy services and infrastructure, including renewables. The hire will be responsible for quantitative and qualitative analyses, industry research, evaluation of new investment opportunities, and leading due diligence efforts. Candidates need three or more years of experience across investment banking, private equity, project finance, quantitative analysis and/or management consulting. The position is located in Rosemead, California.

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