Riverside, BlackRock and Adams Street are hiring

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

Riverside Technology Capital Solutions, a growth equity/private equity fund of The Riverside Company, which invests in high-growth software and internet companies, is seeking a vice president. The hire will work directly with the managing partner and the rest of the investment team, offering candidates a unique opportunity to join a rapidly expanding private equity fund on the ground floor. Applicants should have an undergraduate degree from a top university and five plus years of work experience in a related role. An MBA will be considered but not required; venture capital, growth equity and private equity experience is highly preferred. The position is in San Francisco.


GCM Grosvenor is looking to hire a venture capital and private equity associate. The hire will be involved in all aspects of private equity investments, including sourcing, due diligence, transaction execution and investment monitoring. The associate will focus on venture capital and growth equity fund investing but may gain exposure to fund investing in other primary strategies as well as co-investment and secondary investment opportunities. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree with superior academic performance. A degree in finance/economics is preferred but the firm will consider candidates with strong financial/analytical training from previous work experience. He or she should have four to six years of professional experience in investments, venture/growth, investment banking or consulting/advisory. The position is in New York City.


The Silverfern Group is seeking a private equity associate. The hire will work directly with the firm’s managing directors and are 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. Series 7 and 79 are desired but not required at start. The position is in New York City.


Adams Street Partners is seeking an associate or analyst for its investor relations team. The hire will work closely with investor relations, marketing and teams across the firm with responsibility for conducting ad-hoc research/projects, managing and analyzing data and coordinating the execution of the appropriate follow-up activities with prospective and current clients. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree with a proven record of academic success; and one to three years’ professional experience, ideally with a business/operational focus. Experience in a professional or financial services firm is a plus. The position is in Chicago.

BlackRock is on the hunt for an institutional asset management attorney. The hire should specialize in asset management and private fund formation to support BlackRock in building these solutions for our clients. The role will involve client contracting, advisory and outsourced chief investment officer engagements and investments in third-party private funds. Candidates should have a J.D. with superior academic credentials from a nationally-recognized law school. Also, he or she should have four to six years’ experience as a lawyer in the asset management or fund formation group within a major law firm, the legal department of a diversified investment management firm or the asset management division of an investment bank. Fund formation and contract negotiation experience are required, as well as familiarity with the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, the Dodd-Frank Act and the federal securities laws. The position is in New York City.