Private Equity Jobs of the Week: Cambridge, Access Holdings and Blackstone are hiring

This week’s jobs include an investment director at Cambridge Associates, a VP at Access Holdings and an associate at Blackstone.  

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

Cambridge Associates is on the hunt for an investment director of private equity. The hire will identify, gather, evaluate and communicate information and evaluations of Latin American private investment managers, markets and opportunities, as well as contribute similarly to other strategies and geographies in the Americas in concert with team colleagues. An MBA or CFA is strongly preferred. Candidates should have a minimum of five years of relevant experience and familiarity with private investing. Also, they should have demonstrated relationship-building skills and ideally a strong list of contacts in the PE/VC industry to help with relationship building and referencing. The position is in Boston.

Access Holdings is searching for a vice president. The role is a partner-track, mid-senior level position within the firm. The VP will manage and help drive Access’ efforts across the investment life cycle including investment thesis generation, deal sourcing, deal execution, debt and equity capital raising, portfolio management, and exit of portfolio investments. Additionally, he or she will further expand the reach of the firm by building trust-based relationships with key parties (e.g., investors, bankers, portfolio company executives, investment targets, advisors and limited partners) while serving as a trusted partner to the senior leaders of the firm. Candidates should have eight plus years of total work experience and an MBA from a top-tier university. The position is in Baltimore.

GCM Grosvenor is looking to hire a secondaries associate. The hire will coordinate due diligence processes on transactions and play an active role in investment transactions from start to finish, including legal documentation and all closing logistics. Also, he or she will prepare investment committee memoranda, participate in investment committee meetings and communicate with sellers/advisors as part of sourcing and investment processes. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree with outstanding academic credentials; an MBA or CFA is a plus but not required. Also, they should have four to six years of relevant work experience. The position is in New York City.

Blackstone is seeking to hire a credit strategy associate. Duties include working with the team to source and perform due diligence on prospective hedge fund investments within the credit space, constructing detailed financial models on individual securities and monitoring existing investments by maintaining company models and updating position-level investment scenarios and risk/reward expectations. Candidates should have five to seven years of relevant work experience, including a minimum of three years of credit and distressed investing experience, preferably at a hedge fund. The position is in New York City.