Private Equity Jobs of the Week: Cerberus, Silverton, Credit Suisse and Ardenton are hiring

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

Ardenton Capital is looking to hire a private equity director. The hire will be responsible for all aspects of the acquisition of portfolio investments including origination, transaction process, due diligence and completion through building out and leveraging investment deal teams located in Canada, the U.S. and the United Kingdom. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting; an MBA or CPA is strongly preferred. Applicants should also have a minimum of 20 years of experience in global M&A, preferably in private equity or corporate M&A; a background in investment banking or consulting will also be considered. The position is in Dallas.

Law firm Winston & Strawn is searching for a mid-senior level M&A and private equity associate. Candidates should have five years of M&A and private equity transactional experience. Also, he or she should have experience representing financial sponsors and strategic buyer/sellers in connection with leveraged buyouts, sell-side transactions, growth equity and minority investments and related strategic transactions. Experience with capital formation, partnerships and finance would also be helpful. Admittance to the Illinois Bar is preferred. The position is in Chicago.

Cerberus Capital Management is seeking an associate to work with the emerging markets distressed debt team. Duties include assisting in the group’s coverage of the distressed universe and finding investment opportunities in that universe; following quarterly earnings calls and maintaining updated financial and capital structure analysis on companies in the coverage universe; generating new analysis when uncovered company becomes distressed; and tracking industry trends for the companies covered. Candidates should have one to three years of experience in credit research or investment banking at a top-tier investment bank; Spanish or Portuguese business language skills are preferred. The position is in New York.

Silverton Partners, a venture capital firm, is on the hunt for a pre-MBA associate. The hire will help source, perform due diligence, invest in and assist the next cohort of market-leading startups as a key member of the investment team. Associates at Silverton report to the partners and are involved in all aspects of the business. Candidates should have one to three years of investment or M&A experience and/or significant previous startup experience; a BS/BA degree or higher with technical or engineering background preferred; and an ability to quickly develop an informed perspective on new markets. Interested applicants should their resume and a statement of interest to The position is in Austin.

Credit Suisse is seeking an analyst for its private fund group. He or she will work with the due diligence team to evaluate prospective fundraising opportunities; provide advice to clients on fundraising strategy, structuring, timing, investors and legal terms; prepare compelling fundraising materials and financial models; and communicate with senior distribution team members worldwide to track the fundraising process. Applicants should be a recent graduate of a four-year college or university. The position is in New York.