Private Equity Jobs of the Week: Morgan Stanley, HSBC and Castleforge are hiring

This week’s jobs include an investment director at HSBC and VPs at Morgan Stanley and 43North.

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

HSBC is looking to hire an investment director of its energy venture investments. The hire will lead investments in energy venture capital and be a key decision-maker for the team, in particular with respect to individual investment decisions and portfolio orientation. Also, he or she will originate new investments opportunities through active involvement in market with companies, investors, strategic partners, etc. Candidates should have investment experience in private equity and/or venture capital, preferably with a track record and sectorial knowledge of the energy sector, with previous investment venture capital or private equity investment experience. The position is in New York City.

Morgan Stanley is on the hunt for an investment banking vice president. The hire will provide industry, regional and product expertise to corporations, institutions and government clients in order to develop and execute customized solutions in challenging strategic and financing situations. He or she will be responsible for IPOS, public and private equity and equity-linked financings, mergers, acquisitions and restructurings, defense advisory assignments, strategic partnerships, public and private debt placements, share repurchases, and hedging, swaps and derivative transactions. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in economics, finance, business, or a related field of study and six years of experience in the position offered or six year of experience as an associate, analyst, or related occupation in the financial services field. The position is in New York City.

43North is looking to hire a vice president of portfolio and selection. The hire will oversee all aspects of portfolio management from data collection to building responsive accelerator programming and connecting companies to the resources they need to grow and thrive. Candidates should have a BA degree in finance, economics or a similar subject; an advanced degree is preferred. They should have five to seven years’ experience in investment banking, venture capital, private equity, B2C/B2B consulting, or transaction advisory experience. The position is in Buffalo, New York.

Castleforge Partners is searching for an associate for its investor relations team. The hire will report directly to the head of investor relations. He or she will provide support to all investor relations and fundraising activities, including new funds, new products and co-investments, as well as ongoing relationship management and reporting. Candidates should have a background in investment banking, investor relations from within private markets or experience within private placement. They will get bonus points for having prior experience in real estate. The position is in London.