Private Equity Jobs of the Week: Duff & Phelps, Z Capital, SVB and BelHealth are hiring

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

Duff & Phelps is looking to hire an M&A managing director. The hire will work on a variety of transactions in all stages, from initial client pitches to transaction closings. Also, he or she will communicate regulatory, financial information and complex strategic issues in a clear, concise and relevant manner to assist and guide decision-makers in corporate finance transactions. Candidates should have a bachelor’s, master’s or MBA degree and a minimum of 10 years’ experience at a middle market, reputable boutique or regional or bulge bracket investment bank. The position is in New York.

Z Capital is searching for a private equity director. Duties include leading due diligence activities specific to potential acquisitions; sourcing relevant middle-market private equity investments; assisting in the development and execution of strategic plans; and contributing to the identification and development of senior portfolio company leadership talent. Candidates should have five to seven years of experience in the sourcing, acquisition, value creation and exiting of middle-market companies as well as extensive experience in a private equity investing role. An undergraduate degree is required; an MBA/CFA is preferred. The position is in New York.

Silicon Valley Bank is seeking a vice president for its global fund banking practice. The hire will be responsible for managing and maintaining, with the opportunity to lead, a broad range of banking and lending relationships with venture capital and private equity firm clients. Also, he or she must be able to engineer complex and creative credit solutions to fit client needs; perform due diligence analysis; underwrite and negotiate loan transactions independently; and structure and present debt proposals. Candidates should have five plus years of commercial lending or related experience. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required; a master’s degree is preferred. The position is in New York.

MetLife is seeking an investment associate for its private equity unit. Duties include sourcing and tracking new opportunities with external investment managers; preparing investment memos and presentations for investment committee; and meeting with existing GPs to receive updates to evaluate investment progress. Candidates should have four to six years of financial services experience and a minimum of one to two years of experience in the due diligence, selection, monitoring and management of private equity fund investments. An MBA or masters and/or CFA is highly desirable. The position is in Whippany, New Jersey.

BelHealth Investment Partners is on the hunt for a finance associate. The hire will support due diligence on potential healthcare investments; build financial models to support net working capital needs at closing; assist the deal teams in modeling initial investments, add-on acquisitions and financings; and assist in monitoring existing portfolio companies. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree and five to seven years of work experience in an analytical role such as financial planning and analysis, investment banking, consulting or corporate development. A CPA license is preferred. The position is in New York.