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Private Equity Jobs of the Week: LaCrosse, Encore Consumer and New York Life are hiring

This week’s jobs include a vice president at LaCrosse and associates at Encore Consumer and New York Life.

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

LaCrosse Investments is searching for a placement agent vice president. The hire will assist with the placement of private equity funds, real estate funds, venture capital funds and direct deals. Duties include marketing and distributing deals; creating and editing deal summaries; generating marketing materials; and assisting with due diligence. Candidates should have a BS or BA in marketing/finance/economics; seven plus years of experience in alternative investment fundraising, investor relations, business development, client relationship management and/or a product specialist role; and FINRA licenses of Series 7, or 79 or 82 and 63. The position will either be based in Chicago or New York City.

New York Life Ventures is looking to hire an investment associate. Duties include researching and evaluating companies for potential investment and/or strategic opportunities; supporting deal screening, evaluation, due diligence and execution; conducting industry research and competitive analysis; and performing financial modeling/valuation of investment opportunities. Candidates should have two to three years of experience in PE/VC or a related field; and an appreciation of the rapidly advancing technology landscape and the vast opportunity for financial services. A bachelor’s degree is preferred. The position is in New York City.

Encore Consumer Capital is looking to hire a pre-MBA investment associate. The hire will assume a lead role in the modeling, financial analysis and valuation of potential transactions; prepare presentations and investment memoranda for the firm’s analysis of transactions; and play an integral role in the transaction team through the due diligence and closing process. The position is a two- year commitment; however, “exceptional performers” will be considered for a third year. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree. The position is in San Francisco.

The Silverfern Group is seeking an investment associate. The hire is involved in all facets of merchant banking activities, including research and analysis related to transaction origination and execution; compiling industry and company data; developing financial models; and preparing valuation analyses. Candidates should have a minimum of two years of investment banking or related experience in addition to an undergraduate degree. A Series 7 and 79 is desired but not required at the start. The position is in New York City.