Private Equity Jobs of the Week: Goldman Sachs, CapitalG, Credit Suisse and MetLife are hiring

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

Goldman Sachs is on the hunt for a vice president of private equity for its Alternative Investments & Manager Selection Group. The hire will conduct due diligence and evaluate secondary private equity transactions, co-investment opportunities across a broad range of private equity deal types and sectors; and private equity managers for consideration as part of fund-of-funds and or separate account mandates. Also, he or she will present investment opportunities to the investment committee through written and oral presentations and conduct required follow-up. Candidates should have a minimum of five plus years of experience in corporate finance/M&A/leverage finance/private equity or other private or public markets investing. Other requirements include sound investment judgment and outstanding numerical, analytical and valuation skills for the purpose of assessing investment opportunities. The position is in New York.

CapitalG (formerly Google Capital) is looking to hire a counsel for investments to its team. The hire will manage transactional agreements, particularly follow-on investments and other transactions involving CapitalG’s portfolio; monitor and review board and stockholder communications from portfolio companies; and manage pre-investment documentation and provide general commercial and contract legal support. Applicants should have a JD degree and four years of corporate, securities, investment, or other corporate transactional experience or working in-house and with a national law firm. Preferred qualifications include having venture capital investment and corporate financing experience (e.g. public and private equity and debt financing transactions) structuring and drafting agreements and leading cross-functional teams. Candidates should be admitted to the bar in California and in good standing or otherwise authorized to practice law in US (e.g. have registered in-house status in California). The position is in San Francisco.

MetLife is seeking a private equity associate. Duties include sourcing and tracking new opportunities with external investment managers; preparing investment memos and presentations for investment committee; and meeting with existing GP’s to receive updates to evaluate investment progress, team/organizational changes, strategy and to receive updates on the state of the markets and potential investment opportunities. Applicants 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. A bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, economics, engineering or similar analytical/quantitative field is required; an MBA or masters’ degree and/or CFA is highly desirable. The position is in Whippany, New Jersey.

Credit Suisse is searching for an analyst for the private fund group. The hire will work across the group’s business lines: private equity fundraising, secondary advisory and direct transactions. Duties include working with the due diligence team to evaluate prospective fundraising opportunities; providing advice to clients on fundraising strategy, structuring, timing, investors and legal terms; and preparing compelling fundraising materials and financial models. Applicants should be a well-rounded thinker with both quantitative and qualitative skillsets (including experience with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Word).  The position is in New York.

Fulcrum Capital is seeking an analyst to join its investment team on a two-year contact. The hire will be involved in all facets of the investment process including the evaluation of new investment opportunities and execution of portfolio company strategic initiatives. Applicants should have an undergraduate degree with high academic standing and up to two years of relevant work experience (e.g. management consulting, private equity, investment banking, corporate M&A, accounting). He or she should have authorization to work in Canada. The position is in Toronto.