MorganStanley Investment Management (MSIM) is one of the largest global assetmanagement organizations of any full-service securities firm, managing andadvising over $460 billion in assets. MSIM strives to provide outstandinglong-term investment performance, service and a comprehensive suite ofinvestment management solutions to a diverse client base, which includesgovernments, institutions, corporations and individuals worldwide.
The AlternativeInvestment Partners Private Markets (AIP) team resides within MSIM and hasinvested nearly $20bn in opportunities in a variety of private markets investmentstrategies including primary fund investing, co-investing, and secondary marketinvesting. This team is staffed with over 50 professionals and has offices in suburbanPhiladelphia, New York, London and Hong Kong.
AIP is seekingcandidates from top business schools for a Senior Associate position basedin suburban Philadelphia on its primaries/co-investment team, which managesprivate equity fund investing as well as co-investing in direct deals.
Investment professionalsat the Senior Associate level work closely with Portfolio Managers on 3-4person deal teams and are responsible for investment analysis and execution,opportunity sourcing, and portfolio monitoring. The private equity program spans asset classes from venture capital toleveraged buyouts and special situations. The position entails travel on up to 40% of assignments.
Manageinvestment sourcing, opportunity diligence and evaluation, and portfoliomonitoring by reviewing inbound investment materials, meeting with privateequity fund managers, and assessing performance of specific companies and funds
Structureand lead research on a wide range of geographies, industries, companies, andmacroeconomic trends
Directjunior investment staff in the creation and execution of financial analyses insupport of the investment process (e.g., comparable company valuation analyses,LBO models, investment return projections with sensitivity analyses, trackrecord analyses)
Leadstrategic initiatives with cross-functional teams related to technology,data/systems, marketing, business development, sourcing, and business planning
MBA from a leading business school highly preferred
An undergraduate degree from a leading university
Prior experience in private equity, investment banking, equity research, and/or management consulting
Highly motivated self-starter with a team orientation
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Extensive quantitative modeling experience with an excellent understanding of financial concepts and valuation
Exceptional project management and execution skills with an ability to meet challenging deadlines while maintaining a high degree of quality and accuracy
A high level of intellectual curiosity in developing knowledge of the private equity and capital markets
Interested candidates should submit:
A brief statement on candidates interest in private markets investing