Associate, Growth Equity Investing

Company/ Firm Name

Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Location

London, UK

Published Date

23 June 2022

About the job:

A career with Goldman Sachs Asset Management is an opportunity to help clients across the globe realize their potential, while you discover your own. As part of one of the world’s leading asset managers with over $2 trillion in assets under supervision, you can expect to participate in exciting investment opportunities while collaborating with talented colleagues from all asset classes and regions, and building meaningful relationships with your clients. Working in a culture that values integrity and transparency, you will be part of a diverse team that is passionate about our craft, our clients, and building sustainable success. Bringing together traditional and alternative investments, Goldman Sachs Asset Management provides clients around the world with a dedicated partnership and focus on long-term performance. As primary investment area within Goldman Sachs, we provide investment and advisory services for pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, endowments, foundations, financial advisors and individuals.




Goldman Sachs Growth Equity



Goldman Sachs Growth Equity seeks to partner with visionary technology founders and management teams to build enduring, category-defining business. The group invests in minority stakes in fast-growing companies across the Americas, Europe and Asia to maximize investment value through financial and operational value creation, harnessing the global network and deep industry expertise of Goldman Sachs.

GS Growth is currently investing out of its flagship fund, across four verticals globally - ‘Enterprise Technology, Consumer, Fintech and Health Care’. Investments range from late-stage venture capital companies to pre-IPO companies. Information on the fund, portfolio and team can be found on: www.growth.gs.com


Associates in Growth Equity will be involved in all stages of deals from sourcing, diligence and execution to value creation and governance. The work is dynamic and exciting, with opportunities to interact with founders and management teams of leading global businesses, while having an important impact on their growth trajectories.



This role is based in London and would cover the EMEA region, with exposure to all verticals.




Responsibilities



  • Developing thematic views on industry verticals

  • Sourcing new investment opportunities

  • Building detailed financial models

  • Interacting with founders and management teams

  • Undertaking significant due diligence responsibilities

  • Developing investment theses

  • Participating in investment approval process

  • Review and analyze investment opportunities across a range of industry segments

  • Participating in structuring, negotiating and documenting investments

  • Building relationships with management teams and partners

  • Helping monitor and manage existing investments and portfolio companies




Qualifications



  • Minimum of 4 years of experience within investment banking, consulting or private      equity

  • Strong financial analysis/modeling experience

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Resourcefulness

  • Passion and curiosity about tech innovations and businesses

  • Ability to learn quickly about a variety of industries and businesses

  • Ability to self-direct, analyze, evaluate and form judgments

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to interact and build relationships with a wide range of people

  • Detail orientation

  • Teamwork orientation

  • For candidates applying in EMEA, European language skills are a plus




ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS



At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.


We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.



We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html




Only successful candidates will be contacted