As an Investment Analyst, Private Capital in our Equities department, you will have a key role in analyzing potential private equity investment opportunities, executing transactions and working with existing portfolio companies to craft strategy and implement value-enhancing initiatives. Get the chance to define and differentiate yourself as an investor and build strategic relationships with investment banks and industry executives. We work in lean teams which will give you great exposure and hands-on learning opportunities.
Who you’ll work with
Every day, across a range of business sectors and in locations around the world, Ontario Teachers', home to one of the world's largest, most sophisticated pools of private capital, actively seeks opportunities for partnership and to invest in companies that are looking to grow. You will be joining our Toronto office where you will work directly supporting senior team members to evaluate and manage private equity investments.
The Financial Services Team invests across the financial services sector with a focus on property and casualty insurance, asset and wealth management, specialty finance, financial technology and services businesses.
The Equities department is comprised of: Private Capital Industry Groups, the Global Funds Team, the High Conviction Equities Team and the Portfolio Management Team. The department's mission is to deliver growth through investments in both private and publicly traded entities.
What you’ll do
Conduct research to support the development of investment strategies and evaluate potential investment opportunities
Build financial models from the ground up that will be utilized for overall investment valuation, transaction structuring, and financing
Work with existing models developed by colleagues to incorporate new data and verify results
Coordinate third-party due diligence advisors and assist in the negotiation and execution of transactions
Work with management teams to implement initiatives and strategic decisions
Participate in the ongoing management and monitoring of portfolio companies, including the annual valuation process
Excel at preparation of investment recommendations and presentations to Private Capital’s investment committees
What you'll need
A relevant undergraduate degree with excellent academic performance
Minimum 1 year of meaningful work experience, ideally in private equity, investment banking, corporate development, consulting or transaction services
Strong financial modeling and analytical skills
Deep understanding of fundamental investment and valuation analysis
Self-motivated individual with the dedication to perform in a fast-paced environment
Excellent interpersonal, communications and collaboration skills
High degree of professionalism and integrity
Highly proficient in Excel and PowerPoint
Willingness to travel (primarily within North America)
What we’re offering
Pay for performance environment that offers competitive salary and incentives
Numerous opportunities for professional growth and development
Comprehensive employer paid benefits coverage, including a Health Spending Account
Guaranteed retirement income through a defined benefit pension plan
Competitive time off
Discount programs including Edvantage and Perkopolis
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How to apply
Are you ready to pursue new challenges and take your career to the next level? Submit your resume through our career portal www.otpp.com/careers Apply today!
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