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Alternative Investment Partners (AIP) - Private Markets, Senior Associate - Hong Kong
May 22, 2021
Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM) is one of the largest global asset management organizations of any full-service securities firm, with more than 40 years of history, a presence in 23 countries, and a total of $1.4 trillion in assets under management as of March 31, 2021. MSIM strives to provide outstanding long-term investment performance, service and a comprehensive suite of investment management solutions to a diverse client base, which includes governments, institutions, corporations and individuals worldwide.
Morgan Stanley AIP â€" Private Markets (the Team), an investment team within MSIM, seeks to deliver innovative private markets solutions to a global client base across a variety of asset classes within private equity and related strategies. The Team is comprised of over 50 investment professionals based in suburban Philadelphia, New York, London and Hong Kong and manages a global program across primary fund investing, co-investing, and secondaries in developed and emerging markets. The Team also has a strong and growing leadership position across impact-oriented strategies, including social impact, climate solutions, and racial & gender equity. Overall, the Team has invested nearly $20bn across almost 1,000 opportunities, as of December 31, 2020.
The Team is seeking candidates from top business schools and/or experienced candidates from investment banks, consulting firms, private equity firms, or private equity fund of funds for a Senior Associate position to focus on private markets investing.
Investment professionals at the Senior Associate level work closely with Portfolio Managers on ~4-person deal teams and are responsible for investment analysis and execution, opportunity sourcing, and portfolio monitoring. The private markets program spans asset classes from venture capital to leveraged buyouts and special situations. Positions are available in suburban Philadelphia, London, and Hong Kong and travel is entailed on up to 40% of assignments.
Manage investment sourcing, opportunity diligence and evaluation, and portfolio monitoring by reviewing inbound investment materials, meeting with private equity fund managers, and assessing performance of specific companies and funds
Structure and lead research on a wide range of geographies, industries, companies, and macroeconomic trends
Direct junior investment staff in the creation and execution of financial analyses in support of the investment process (e.g., comparable company valuation analyses, LBO models, investment return projections with sensitivity analyses, track record analyses)
Lead strategic initiatives with cross-functional teams related to technology, data/systems, marketing, business development, sourcing, and business planning