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Private Equity & Adjacencies | Senior Associate

Primary office location
New York
Permanent - Full time, Mid-level
Job category
Private Equity & Venture Capital
Join Macquarie’s newly created Private Equity team that is being developed to capitalize on Macquarie’s leading position as a global infrastructure investor. The firm is continuing its historic strategy of targeting adjacent growth and believes that private equity is a compelling and sizable long-term growth vector. The investment team is being built in advance of an expected fundraise and there is an opportunity to join as a founding team member. The private equity strategy will focus on upper middle market primarily buyout opportunities ($100-$500m targeted equity check) and invest in private equity opportunities that benefit from Macquarie’s experience across key end markets that include: digital/data centers, transport and logistics, waste and environmental, energy, etc. The fund is expected to invest in business services, industrial products and emerging technologies that service these sectors. 
At Macquarie, our advantage is bringing together diverse people and empowering them to shape all kinds of possibilities. We are a global financial services group operating in 34 markets and with 55 years of unbroken profitability. You’ll be part of a friendly and supportive team where everyone - no matter what role - contributes ideas and drives outcomes.

What role will you play?

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You will coordinate and drive key components of business planning and deal execution. You will oversee appointment of key due diligence advisors, drive due diligence outcomes, and address key issues. You will oversee financial modeling outcomes, ensuring that due diligence is properly incorporated and be a key contributor in preparing investment committee materials.

Salary range for this position: $195,000 - $215,000/Year. Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, peer and market data, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. You may also be eligible for an annual discretionary incentive compensation award. We offer a full spectrum of benefits, including Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Account, Dependent Day Care Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability and Other Insurance Plans, Paid Time Off (including Sick Leave, Parental Leave and Vacation), Holidays, 401(k), and Short/Long Term Disability, in addition to other special perks reserved for our employees.

What you offer

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  • 2+ years of experience working in a top-tier buyout firm preceded by 2 years working in investing or consulting
  • Exemplary analytical skills, including strong financial modeling skills
  • Proven ability to manage more junior investment professionals, including the ability to mentor associate and be a player-coach
  • Strong writing and presentation skills
We love hearing from anyone inspired to build a better future with us, if you're excited about the role or working at Macquarie we encourage you to apply.

About Macquarie Asset Management

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In Macquarie Asset Management, you will join a global asset manager that aims to deliver positive impact for everyone. Join a team that is trusted by institutions, pension funds, governments, and individuals to manage billions in assets globally. We provide access to specialist investment expertise across a range of capabilities including fixed income, equities, multi-asset solutions, private credit, infrastructure, green investments, natural assets, real estate, and asset finance.


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Macquarie employees can access a wide range of benefits which, depending on eligibility criteria, include: 
  • Hybrid and flexible working arrangements  
  • One wellbeing leave day per year and minimum 25 days of annual leave
  • Primary caregivers are eligible for 20 weeks paid leave along with 12 days of transition leave upon return to work and 6 weeks paid leave for secondary caregivers
  • Paid volunteer leave and donation matching
  • Range of benefits to support your physical, psychological and financial wellbeing 
  • Employee Assistance Program, a robust behavioural health network with counselling and coaching services
  • Recognition and service awards

Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

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We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion. As an inclusive employer, Macquarie does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including color and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.