Associate, Investments 

 

Company Description
Brightwood Capital, founded in 2010, is a leading middle market private credit platform focused on providing growth capital, primarily in the form of debt, to US-based companies with EBITDA of $5 million to $75 million. Brightwood and its ~40 employees manage more than $4 billion across SBICs, commingled funds, SMAs and a middle market CLO on behalf of mainly large institutional investors. All Brightwood managed funds possess the flexibility to invest in both debt and equity structures (e.g. unitranche, senior secured, second lien and subordinated debt, preferred stock, and equity). Brightwood focuses on five core industry verticals: Technology & Telecommunications, Healthcare, Business Services, Transportation & Logistics, and Franchising.

Position Description
Brightwood is currently seeking a pre-MBA Associate to be a key member of our investment team to support all aspects of the deal process. The position is located in New York City.

Responsibilities
• Conduct due diligence on potential investments (e.g., competitive position, growth prospects, customer analysis, industry analysis, etc.)
• Perform valuation analysis, financial analysis, and financial modeling
• Assist in structuring transactions
• Prepare detailed investment committee memoranda
• Monitor portfolio companies
• Perform ad-hoc assignments

Key Requirements
• 1-4 years investment banking experience (leveraged finance, financial sponsors, and mergers and acquisitions groups preferred) and/or buy side experience
• Proficient in financial modeling
• Excellent writing skills
• Ability to work independently
• Superior analytical and problem-solving skills
• Strong communication and organizational skills
• Proficient in Excel and Word

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Brightwood Capital Advisors is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, religious creed, disability (mental or physical), age, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, arrest record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Interested candidates may send resumes to: hr@brightwoodlp.com