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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: VP/Principal/Director

Location: New York City, New York

Salary: $130K - $180K

Aksia is a specialist research and portfolio advisory firm providing alternative investment solutions for institutional investors. $100 billion AUA. Details below.

Aksia is seeking an investment research professional to join our Private Credit Investment team. Candidate will be responsible for identifying and evaluating new investment opportunities, performing due diligence, preparing investment recommendations and related analyses, along with monitoring portfolio holdings and prevailing market dynamics. Candidate ideally has experience evaluating private credit and/or leveraged finance markets and strategies and originating new investments including private funds and related investment vehicles (e.g., BDCs, CLOs, etc.), SMAs, co-investments and/or secondaries opportunities.

Aksia LLC is a specialist investment research and portfolio advisory firm providing alternative investment solutions to institutional investors. Aksia’s private credit platform has experienced considerable growth over the past decade and totals over $106 billion in assets under advisory and management (as of January 31st, 2024).

This position will be based in Aksia’s New York office and will include regular interaction with global colleagues and clients.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Sourcing, screening, and analyzing investments in private-credit focused private funds, direct credits and co-investments
  • Leading due diligence and documentation of primary, co-investment and opportunistic investments
  • Evaluating and presenting views on specific investment opportunities and sectors of the credit markets directly to Aksia clients and prospective clients
  • Monitoring clients’ and Aksia-managed private markets investments and portfolios
  • Authoring private markets focused research
  • Participating in business development activities
  • Helping manage and train junior team members

Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of experience as a Private Markets LP (private equity fund of funds, institutional investor, private equity consultant, etc.), experience at a private credit or investment firm, investment banking or related leveraged finance experience
  • Strong financial modeling, analysis and underwriting skills
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities with limited oversight
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Attentive to detail
  • Ability to think analytically and critically
  • Strong excel skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Team player
  • Strong work ethic
  • Enjoys working in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment

Base Pay/Salary

 

  • The estimated base salary range for this position is $130,000 to $180,000, which is specific to New York and may change in the future. Aksia provides a total compensation package which includes a base salary, discretionary performance bonus, and a comprehensive benefits package. Individual compensation will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and local cost of labor.