Two Sigma Private Investments Senior Associate/Vice President

New York, New York, United States

Ref#: POS-4869

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Two Sigma Private Investments - Two Sigma Private Investments (“TSPI”), Two Sigma’s private markets division, develops and executes private investment opportunities that provide diversifying sources of return for our investors. We invest with a principal mindset utilizing our flexible capital base to create investment opportunities with asymmetric risk-reward potential. We have developed particular expertise in building business platforms with experienced operators in and around asset intensive businesses across a number of industries including financials, natural resources and transportation. We have a growing team of 35+ professionals with significant institutional private investment experience that have made investments totaling in excess of $1 billion.

TSPI is affiliated with Two Sigma Investments (TSI), an alternative asset management firm which manages capital on behalf of third party investors and manages approximately $46 billion across world markets. TSI was founded in 2001 employing over 1,100 professionals with offices in New York, Houston, London and Hong Kong.

We are seeking to add a Senior Associate/Vice President to our Private Investments team. In this role, you will work with the team in all aspects of the investment process, including deal sourcing, evaluation, structuring, negotiation and financing, as well as monitoring new and existing portfolio investments. Given a relatively small team of investment professionals, the Senior Associate/Vice President can expect to have meaningful interaction with senior professionals both internally at Two Sigma and externally with management teams.

Requirements Include:

  • Trained at a high quality, control-oriented private equity firm
  • 2 to 5 years of principal investing experience
  • A demonstrable record of successfully underwriting and overseeing the execution of complex, structured investments
  • A demonstrated track record of private equity investments in the Financial Services, Natural Resources and/or Real Assets sectors
  • Personality, mindset, and investment approach that fits well with an entrepreneurial, growing firm
  • Ability to deeply and thoroughly analyze and dissect a business; i.e. understanding the components and drivers of success beyond the financials
  • Presence and self-confidence to interface with the key constituents of the firm including management teams of companies, deal sources, co-investors, and service providers among others
  • A pattern of excellence, both personally and professionally, demonstrated by the individual’s education, career track record, intellect, and professional reputation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills, as well as the ability to interact effectively with management teams
  • Demonstrated ability to be a team player and the potential to become a senior level investment team member
  • Extraordinarily strong quantitative analytical skills
  • Self-awareness, maturity, and irreproachable integrity

Education - An undergraduate degree is required; an advanced degree such as an MBA or a JD can be a plus.

Compensation - The successful candidate will receive a competitive compensation package, commensurate with his/her experience, which will include a base salary and an annual performance bonus.

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