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Private Equity Jobs of the Week: SoftBank, McKinsey, Capital Dynamics are hiring

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

SoftBank is searching for an investment/M&A VP. Responsibilities include researching and recommending companies for SoftBank to acquire, managing a team to lead corporate development projects, communicating results and insights to senior leaders, overseeing end-to-end analytical projects, and identifying new technology trends and markets. Qualifications include six to eight years of work experience in investment banking or private equity at a leading firm. The position is located in San Carlos, California.

McKinsey is seeking a private equity analyst. The hire will be based in Tokyo and work with investors of all types: PE firms, distressed debt/credit investors, hedge funds, real estate and infrastructure firms, as well as the institutional investors that they serve, including pensions, sovereign wealth funds, family offices, and endowments. Duties include assisting with deal identification, due diligence, and portfolio company operational improvements, as well as firm-level topics of strategy, governance, and operations. Candidates should have two to three years of experience in transaction (including accounting) advisory, private equity, or strategy consulting.

Capital Dynamics is looking to hire a private credit associate. The successful candidate will join a team focused on the analysis, due diligence and monitoring of credit investments. He or she will support the team working across all aspects of the business, including fundraising, reporting, communication, valuation, etc. Qualifications include two to four years’ relevant experience in credit investing, private equity, investment banking or related. The position is located in New York.

Echelon Wealth Partners has an opening for a managing director, private venture capital. The hire will develop and manage relationships with VC firms and prospects, working closely with the Echelon Investment Banking team to drive the day-to-day interactions with portfolio companies in order to build long-term business opportunities. She will also serve as a key member of the business development team in helping to drive overall market and technical strategy within the startup space. Candidates need at least ten years of institutional sales and business development experience within the financial services industry. The position is located in Toronto.

BASF Venture Capital is in the market for a senior investment manager. The hire will assume responsibility for all investment activities in China, generating deal-flow by doing research, connecting with other VC firms in China, and building relationships with universities, incubators, chemical parks, accelerators and start-ups; leading the detailed technical, commercial, financial and legal due diligence of target companies and negotiating term sheets and subsequently investment contracts; and coaching portfolio companies as a board member. At least eight years of experience with a venture capital/private equity fund, an international accounting or consultancy firm are required. The position is located in Shanghai.

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