The Associate will assist in all aspects of the firm’s activities, including due diligence, acquisitions, divestitures, financing arrangements, strategy development and operational planning. The firm is leanly staffed and therefore the Associate will work closely with senior investment professionals and management of the portfolio companies. The position is a 2-year program for individuals with prior experience as an analyst or research associate at a leading investment bank, leverage loan or mezzanine lender, management consulting firm, or private equity group. Upon completion of the program, exceptional performers may have an opportunity to stay on for a third year and potential permanent employment.
This position is available in the firm’s Waltham, MA office
Responsibilities: - Valuation analysis and financial modeling - Business and industry due diligence - Assist in the writing of internal investment reports and recommendations - Evaluation of new investment ideas - Portfolio company monitoring and strategy planning - Participation in firm marketing - Participation in transaction structuring, negotiations and debt financing
Qualifications: - Bachelors degree from a top ranked University, business, financial or engineering degree preferred but not required - 2-3+ years of investment banking, equity research, leverage lending, consulting or private equity experience - Superior financial analysis and modeling skills, preferably with M&A or leveraged finance experience - Ability to source, research and synthesize industry data, metrics and reports - Strong work ethic; ability to work under limited supervision - Excellent written and oral communication skills - Enthusiastic, pro-active, positive attitude with good listening skills and high integrity - A passion for private equity; investing in middle market companies and working with management teams
Windjammer Capital Investors is a middle-market private equity firm with $1.8 billion in capital under management. Windjammer invests in niche-oriented, market leading businesses in partnership with management in a wide range of industries including manufacturing, value-added distribution, business services, consumer and healthcare. The firm has been investing in these types of businesses for the ...past 15 years and its principals have invested over $1.0 billion in control and minority equity capital in more than 50 transactions. Windjammer is currently investing from its $726 million fourth fund.