VC Associate @ Northern Trust in Chicago, IL

The Key Responsibilities Of The Role Include

  • Researches and analyzes fund investments and direct investments, market sectors and market trends for the Private Equity investment team and clients.
  • Supports senior staff in identifying, analyzing, and monitoring alternative investments.
  • Conducts deal analysis and due diligence and screens proposed deals based on established investment criteria.
  • Leads and documents meetings with fund managers, entrepreneurs and key stakeholders.
  • Assists in the selection, evaluation, and on-going monitoring of venture capital managers and direct investments.
  • Operates under the direct supervision of Private Equity team senior staff to acquire and develop basic knowledge of the alternatives investment business and the investment decision-making process.
  • Assists senior team members in assembling and reviewing data, conducting statistical analyses, and completing studies of industry groups.
  • Carries out complex activities with significant financial, client, and/or internal business impact
  • Assists with preparing investment memos and support materials in a manner which requires a minimal amount of revision.
  • Prepares research materials on individual companies, market sectors and market trends for the investment team, managers and clients.
  • Compiles reports on investment trends, prospects and investment conclusions.
  • Produces various investment lists, booklets, and fact sheets from an established database for partners.
  • Represents 50 South Capital at industry events/conferences within the venture capital ecosystem.

The Successful Candidate Will Benefit From Having

  • 1-2 years of experience including but not limited to investment banking, equity research, venture capital, private equity, consulting or business/corporate development.
  • A college or university degree with a strong academic record
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Functional/industry knowledge
  • Analytical and problem solving skills

If interested, please apply here.

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