Strategic Capital Associate Strategic Capital Associate …

BTG Pactual
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 01 Jun 20
BTG Pactual
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 01 Jun 20
BTG Pactual’s Tangible Asset Group (“TAG”) is a US$ 3.5 billion AUM segment of BTG Pactual’s ~US$ 60 billion AUM Asset Management division. TAG has created a new vertical focused on investing in structured capital solutions, stressed/ distressed invest-ments and opportunistic equity in companies, primarily with real assets backing, in the United States. TAG is launching a new fund to execute this strategy, the BTG Pactual Strategic Capital Fund (“Strat Cap”) with a US$ 200 million anchor capital commitment and a commitment target of US$ 700 million. Strat Cap seeks an Associate-level investment professional in New York, NY.

The Strat Cap Associate will be a key member of the team that builds out the Strat Cap investment strategy and is best defined as an investment execution professional – working on all aspects of investment execution throughout the life cycle of an investment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supporting full scope of new investment evaluation processes, including creating presentations, driving investment analytics, conducting thematic-based industry research and market landscaping / analysis; supporting internal resources and supporting / managing external resources.


  • Interfacing with management teams and transaction intermediaries; liaising with third party financing sources, including lenders or equity co-investment partners; helping manage third party advisors.


  • Helping present to Strat Cap’s investment committee; and having strategic, financial and operational involvement with Strat Cap’s investments and portfolio companies on a post-investment basis.


Key Experiences and Competencies

  • Demonstrated academic excellence.


  • 2-5 years of corporate and / or real estate investment banking, private equity, and/or special situations professional experience.


  • Strong transaction execution skills
    • Ability to handle all stages of an investment, including: financial and operational analysis, internal and external due diligence, company valuations, and investment memorandum preparation.
    • Support post-transaction investment maximization, working closely with management teams and portfolio companies to help create value. 


  • Strong communication skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
    • Ability to work effectively inside and outside the organization and possess the interpersonal and influencing skills to allow him/her to quickly earn the respect of both colleagues and counterparties. 


  • Entrepreneurial spirit
    • Ability to work comfortably in a growing, entrepreneurial team environment with a willingness to roll up his/her sleeves to accomplish initiatives and milestones. 
    • Self-starter with a high-energy level and a desire to contribute meaningfully in building the Strat Cap platform.


  • Cultural Fit
    • Team player with an open, collaborative disposition and the cultural flexibility to work seamlessly with colleagues across the organization (given its global platform).
    • Intellectually, the candidate must be eminently curious, persistent and inquisitive.
    • Deep thinker with the ability to evaluate issues in different ways and question the status quo.
    • It is expected that the candidate will be a person of the highest integrity and professional standards.