Investment Associate - Direct Lending/Structured Equity

Fortress Investment Group LLC - Atlanta, GA (30+ days ago)4.4

The Investment Associate will report to a Managing Director and will assist in the analysis and execution of direct credit and structured equity financings with a broad range of structures and industries, predominantly in the US.

The Investment Associate will:
  • Build flexible financial models (e.g. operating models, leveraged buyout analyses) to provide analytical support for transactions
  • Conduct financial and business diligence (e.g. industry analysis, competitive position, growth prospects) during the transaction process
  • Actively participate in meetings to evaluate new and ongoing potential investments
  • Conduct research on relevant companies and sectors for potential transactions
  • Review portfolio company financial statements and reports to conduct valuation analyses
  • Develop and present financial analyses, reports and presentations to support decision making in situations involving new investments and existing assets
The ideal candidate will have:
  • A bachelor's degree in economics, finance, or accounting from a leading university with some coursework in each of accounting, finance and economics
  • 2-5 years of experience as an Analyst at a top investment bank, most preferably in a Financial Services, Financial Institutions, M&A, Consumer Retail, Financial Sponsors or Leveraged Finance; or relevant investing experience at a buy-side firm
  • Advanced Excel skills and strong modeling and financial valuation skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and a superior attention to detail
  • Strong quantitative and analytical abilities