Analyst/Associate, Private Credit


London, GB

Job Function:  Private Equity
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  15069

Analyst/Associate - Private Credit Group

GIC is one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds. With over 2,000 employees across 11 locations around the world, we invest in more than 40 countries globally across asset classes and businesses. Working at GIC gives you exposure to an extraordinary network of the world’s industry leaders. As a leading global long-term investor, we Work at the Point of Impact for Singapore’s financial future, and the communities we invest in worldwide.


Private Markets

We deploy capital in areas where we can utilise our comparative advantages, namely, a long investment horizon, global presence, sector expertise, as well as skilled, and experienced teams.

The Private Markets arm invests across the private equity and private credit spectrum through funds as well as directly in companies, partnering with our fund managers and management teams to help world-class businesses achieve their objectives. We currently have over 100 active relationships with fund managers and have invested directly in more than 1000 companies globally across multiple sectors.


The Private Credit Group (“PCG”) operates within the Private Markets arm. It focuses on directly financing sponsor owned companies via a variety of senior and subordinated instruments such as first lien, unitranche, second lien, hold-co PIK, preferred equity, and minority equity. The team has invested tens of billion dollars into 100+ companies over the last ten years. The team invests across the US, Europe, and Asia from London.


What impact can you make in this role?

You will be part of a team that is one of the largest, and most established private capital investors in the world today.


We are looking for a suitable candidate to join our Private Credit Group as an Analyst / Associate to focus on direct lending investments on a global basis. 


What you will do as an Analyst/ Associate

As an Analyst/Associate, you will play a key role in sourcing, evaluating, and executing investments in senior and subordinated debt instruments. You will take the lead in diligencing opportunities, building financial models, screening ideas, and discussing potential investments internally. Additionally, you will participate in portfolio management, which includes monitoring existing positions, valuing incremental debt opportunities, and negotiating terms amendments as needed.


To be successful in this role, you will need to exhibit initiative and establish credibility in order to build relationships with a diverse group of internal and external counterparties, such as corporates, private equity funds, lawyers, and bankers. You will be expected to proactively identify new investment opportunities and analyse attractions and potential risks to create value for the firm. You will work collaboratively with internal teams and external partners to ensure successful execution of investment strategies. From time to time you will have the opportunity to participate in special projects.


In summary, as an Analyst or Associate, you will have a hands-on role in the investment process, from sourcing and evaluating deals to managing and monitoring the portfolio. You will work collaboratively with internal teams and external partners to ensure successful execution of investment strategies.


What makes you a successful candidate

What qualities and experience are desired for a successful candidate:


  • A curious and inquisitive mindset, coupled with a passion for understanding businesses and assessing legal documentation
  • Exceptional work ethic
  • A strong academic background, with a Bachelor's degree being the minimum requirement.
  • Demonstrated success in previous roles.
  • Hands-on experience in transactional processes and proficient financial modelling skills.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • A collaborative and flexible approach to teamwork.
  • Experience in deal execution, including negotiation, deal structuring and pricing, due diligence, and legal closing, is a plus.
  • Ideally, candidates should have 1-4 years of experience in a leading investment bank's M&A or leveraged finance team, a specialist restructuring or debt advisory firm, or a credit investment firm.


Work at the Point of Impact

We need to be forward-looking to attract the right people to help us become the Leading Global Long-term Investor. Join our ambitious, agile, and diverse teams - be empowered to push boundaries and pursue innovative ideas, share your views, and be heard. Be anchored on our PRIME Values: Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence, which guides us in how we make our day-to-day decisions. We strive to inspire. To make an impact.


GIC is a Great Place to Work

At GIC, we believe sustainable high performance is driven by high expectations and a commitment to excellence, as well as empowerment and flexibility. As such, we currently operate under a hybrid model in which most employees spend 4 days in office and 1 day working from home each week. This balance allows us to preserve the ‘office as a hub’ for ideation, professional growth, and interpersonal connection, while giving our employees the flexibility to do their best work and be their best selves.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

As an employer, we passionately believe every individual brings with them unique diversity of thought and perspectives to meaningfully enrich perspectives of GIC teams to drive competitive performance. An inclusive environment yields exceptional contribution.


The Halo Code explicitly protects employees who come to work with natural hair and protective hairstyles associated with their racial, ethnic, and cultural identities. By adopting the Halo Code, we are proactively taking a stand to ensure that no member of our workforce faces barriers or judgments because of their Afro-textured hair.


All applicants who qualify for the role will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, socio economic background or disabilities. GIC (Europe) is proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. Please email at any point of the application or interview process if adjustments need to be made due to a disability.


Learn More

Learn more about our Private Equity Department here:


Our PRIME Values

Our PRIME Values

GIC is a values driven organization. GIC’s PRIME Values act as our compass, enabling us to fulfil our fundamental purpose and objectives. It is the foundational bedrock which governs our behaviors, our decision making, and our focus. It informs both our long-term strategy as a firm, and the way we relate to our Client, business partners and employees. PRIME stands for Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence.