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Private Equity Associate

Hanover, MD, USA

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

JPB’s Associates are actively involved in all aspects of the investment process from investment thesis formation to investment structuring and closing, to portfolio monitoring and support, through exit. Day-to-day responsibilities include:
• Creating financial models with scenarios involving different investment, capital structure, and acquisition assumptions.
• Conducting financial, industry, and company due diligence.
• Identifying potential investment theses and conducting industry research to validate / test theses.
• Developing materials that present the deal team’s thesis to the JPB PE team and investment committee.
• Assisting in portfolio company performance monitoring and financing activities, including in support of add-on acquisition strategies.
• Supporting strategic initiatives at portfolio companies.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

  • Bachelor’s degree, required; MBA degree preferred

  • 2 to 5 years investment banking or private equity experience

  • Exceptional business analytic and quantitative skills

  • Excellent professional and academic track record

  • Travel for new investment opportunities or portfolio company support

  • Ability to operate with limited supervision

  • Highly analytical and strategic thinker

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Dedicated team player with a strong sense of ownership

  • Strong work ethic with exceptional communication skills

  • High level of integrity with strong references

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office

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