Investment Analyst, Private Equity

  • Competitive
  • Madison, WI, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • State of Wisconsin Investment Board
  • 12 Feb 18 2018-02-12

SWIB is seeking an Investment Analyst to join its Private Markets & Funds Alpha Division. The Investment Analyst will assist the Portfolio Manager and Senior Managing Analyst in performance analysis and portfolio administration for the Private Equity Co-Investments Portfolio.

Essential activities:

  • Assist in coordinating the timely review of new co-investment opportunities
  • Participate in discussions with the team regarding new potential co-investments
  • Assist with due diligence on new investment opportunities through research, financial modeling, participation in meetings, and travel when needed
  • Coordinate with operations and legal teams on the closing of new investments
  • Assist in executing the co-investment strategy; help create and implement new processes to better effect communication and execute strategy
  • Manage the private markets database and track the inflow of investment opportunities
  • Maintain portfolio performance and quarterly returns with an overlay of benchmark statistics


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years of experience in private equity and/or co-investment
  • CAIA or CFA a plus
  • Advanced financial modeling skills
  • A willingness to travel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • An ability to be adaptive and thrive in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Superb work ethic, attention to detail, team orientation, and commitment to excellence


SWIB offers:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Meaningful performance-based incentive compensation
  • A comprehensive benefits package
  • Educational and training opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Challenging work in a professional, team environment

The position requires U.S. work authorization and residency in, or willingness to relocate to, the Madison, Wisconsin area. SWIB is prepared to offer relocation assistance as needed.

To apply, go to Careers at SWIB.  The deadline to apply is February 4, 2018. Resumes will be accepted after that date if the position has not been filled.