Private Equity Analyst, Co-Investments at GCM Grosvenor | Powderkeg


Working as a member of the Private Equity Co-Investments team, the Analyst will be involved in all aspects of private equity investments, including due diligence, transaction execution and investment monitoring. The individual will enjoy being part of an organization focused on excellence and will be a naturally collaborative person who enjoys interacting with individuals at all levels. Additionally, the individual will be a strong team player with a proactive approach and the ability to exercise discretion and judgment.


The individual will be involved in the following critical activities:

  • Screen, analyze, conduct due diligence on and monitor private equity co-investment opportunities. Due diligence includes development of investment structures, financial review, creation of detailed valuation models, financial projections, investment return analyses, industry research, and review of all third-party diligence reports
  • Prepare investment memorandums and present recommendations along with due diligence findings to internal committees and clients
  • Play an active role in investment transactions from start to finish, including legal documentation and all closing logistics
  • Monitor and report on company/portfolio performance and draft investor communications, including periodic updates on company/portfolio performance
  • Support fundraising efforts for private equity separate account mandates and commingled funds
  • Client relationship management support including ongoing portfolio management and reporting activities
  • Think as a principal investor, converting market knowledge and due diligence findings into well-developed investment recommendations
  • Develop market research and provide knowledge transfer to clients
  • Assist with special projects (business development, investor relations, etc . ) on an as-needed basis


The ideal experience and critical competencies for the role include the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Economics with outstanding academic credentials
  • 2-3 years of professional experience in private equity, investment banking or consulting/advisory
  • Outstanding verbal and written communications skills
  • Exceptional critical thinking, quantitative and analytical skills
  • Superior organization, decision making and problem solving skills
  • Outstanding project management skills and the ability to work effectively in a deal teams, often on several transactions or potential opportunities simultaneously, under tight deadlines
  • Ability to balance multiple concurrent projects and work both independently and as a productive member of project teams
  • Desire to work in a dynamic, entrepreneurial organization
  • High degree of integrity
  • Dedicated work ethic and commitment to team and a goal-oriented environment

It is expected that the annual base salary range for this New York City-based position will be $100,000- $115,000. Actual base salary may vary based on factors such as individual's experience, skills, and qualifications for the role. Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on factors such as individual, team, and company performance as well as a comprehensive benefits package.


GCM Grosvenor (Nasdaq: GCMG) is a global alternative asset management solutions provider with approximately $76 billion in assets under management across private equity, infrastructure, real estate, credit, and absolute return investment strategies.

The firm has specialized in alternatives for more than 50 years and has a diverse, engaged team of approximately 530 professionals serving a global client base. We are proud to offer our employees a comprehensive benefits package focused on health and wellness, retirement planning, and diversity and inclusion. The firm is headquartered in Chicago, with offices in New York, Toronto, London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Seoul, and Sydney. For more information, visit:


Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Private Equity Analyst, Co-Investments
  • Company
    GCM Grosvenor
  • Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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