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Associate, Secondaries

Location: 

New York, US

Job Function:  Private Equity
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  8922

GIC Private Equity

Established in 1981 to manage Singapore’s foreign reserves, GIC is a global long-term investor with assets in over 40 countries worldwide. The Private Equity team invests in funds and 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 1,000 companies globally across multiple sectors.

Private Equity Secondaries


The Secondaries strategy aims to invest with leading private equity secondary sponsors and participate in a wide array of secondary deals involving the acquisition of private equity fund stakes and GP-led transactions.  The Secondaries team also supports the management of the Funds and Co-Investments portfolio through the analysis, purchase, and sale of assets through the secondary market.

 

GIC is looking to hire an Associate to join the Secondaries investment team in New York as part of a 3-year Associate program. The Associate will be part of a global team with colleagues in London and Singapore.  The Associate should expect to focus on developed markets in North America and Europe, with occasional opportunities to support transactions in Asia or emerging markets.

Responsibilities

  • Building of excel based models to value operating companies, funds, portfolios and securitized structures
  • Support the preparation of deal memos and assist in Investment Committee presentations
  • Represent GIC with private equity managers, company management, counterparties and intermediaries during due diligence and monitoring
  • Coordinate with other strategy groups (Funds, Direct Investments, Venture, Infrastructure, Real Estate, Public Markets) on investment opportunities
  • Maintain market and deal databases
  • Assist in deal closing with internal and external legal counsel, back and middle office

Requirements

  • 1-3 years in investment banking, private equity, or similar work experience
  • BA is required with top academic qualifications and demonstrated performance
  • Maturity, presence, organization and verbal communication skills
  • Thorough knowledge of MS Office, corporate finance, and excel valuation modeling
  • VBA or other programing experience, CapitalIQ, foreign languages a plus

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.