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Associate, Private Credit & Equity

New York

As an Associate within our Principal Finance – Private Credit & Equity group in New York, you will have the opportunity to be in a career-track position with significant upward mobility, and an integral member of the deal team evaluating credit and equity financings for sponsored and non-sponsored transactions across North America. The Primary focus of this position is to identify, analyze, and execute on attractive risk/return investment opportunities together with other team members.

Due to use of bank capital, the group does not invest with a specific mandate, approaching each new deal with a range of potential financing solutions/capabilities. Employees are generalists and work across different business types, investing across a broad range of companies/industry including technology/software, media and telecom, business services, education, healthcare, asset-backed or real estate-like investments, financial products/insurance, energy/infrastructure, and other sectors. The group invests across the balance sheet with opportunities ranging from senior credit (e.g., unitranche/direct lending) to structured and common equity.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Analyzing and executing on investment opportunities with other team members, with a focus on evaluating risk/return for each investment and proving or disproving potential investment thesis
  • Leading diligence conversations and efforts with counterparties and experts, as well as presenting in meetings including investment committee discussions and analysis
  • Finding differentiated data sourcing and analysis – the team is highly data-driven and relies heavily upon the analyst/associate team to both find useful datasets / critically analyze them to answer diligence questions
  • Involvement in drafting of term sheets and legal documentation
  • Compiling investment committee memos / presentations, creating financial models, and otherwise contributing to transaction analysis

Principal Finance is a lean team with significant growth runway, providing candidates the opportunity to work in a flat environment that encourages team members to expand their role and responsibility. Overall, the Principal Finance team has invested ~$40bn in capital since 2009, and is comprised of ~100 investment professionals globally and ~40 in the U.S. An ideal candidate will have 2.5-4 years of experience in the investment banking industry, management consulting, and/or investing, with extensive exposure to business analysis / research and experience in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.

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About Macquarie Capital

Macquarie Capital offers global capability in M&A Advisory, Debt and Equity Capital Markets, Principal Finance, and Equity Trading and Research underpinned by deep specialist expertise across a range of sectors. Our people are empowered to think innovatively to address client challenges and originate opportunities, thinking beyond individual transactions to become a trusted adviser and partner over the long haul. From origination to execution, our unique combination of ideas, capital and expertise is transforming opportunity into reality for our clients and partners around the world.

With staff in 35 offices transacting across 31 countries, Macquarie Capital is a truly global business. A role in the team will expose you to a dynamic working environment and the opportunity to contribute to high-profile transactions whilst working in a business with the best people in the industry.

Our COVID-19 policy

The health and wellbeing of our employees is a priority. We continue to focus on providing a safe workplace for our people, our stakeholders and those who visit us, and are committed to contributing to the safety of the communities where we live and work.

In line with evolving health regulations and many of our industry peers, we require all Macquarie employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of full vaccination in order to attend the office and to participate in external meetings and business travel, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and an inclusive workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’, we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, gender identity or any other impermissible criterion or circumstance. Macquarie also takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

We equip our people with the support to work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 17,000+ employees and offices in 33 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

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Job no: MacCap-961380
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: New York
Category: Mid-senior, Mid-level, Corporate Finance / M&A, Private Equity & Venture Capital
Group: Macquarie Capital
Division: Advisory & Capital Solutions
Recruiter: Maria Norris
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