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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: Analyst/Associate

Location: New York City, New York

Salary: $112K - $149K

GIC Private Limited is a Singaporean sovereign wealth fund that manages the country’s foreign reserves. Established by the Government of Singapore in 1981 as the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, of which “GIC” is derived from as an acronym, its mission is to preserve and enhance the international purchasing power of the reserves, with the aim to achieve good long-term returns above global inflation over the investment time horizon of 20 years.

Location:  

New York, US

Job Function:  Private Equity
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  15399

GIC is one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds. With over 2,000 employees across 11 locations around the world, we invest in more than 40 countries globally across asset classes and businesses. Working at GIC gives you exposure to an extraordinary network of the world’s industry leaders. As a leading global long-term investor, we Work at the Point of Impact for Singapore’s financial future, and the communities we invest in worldwide.

GIC Private Equity

We deploy capital in areas where we can utilise our comparative advantages, namely, a long investment horizon, global presence, sector expertise, as well as skilled, and experienced teams.

 

Private Credit Group

The Private Credit Group is the credit arm of GIC Private Equity, and is an integrated team based in London and New York. The mandate is three fold:

  • Direct lending: Invest globally and directly underwrite LBO loans across the capital structure (1st lien, unitranche, unsecured loans, PIK, preferred equity, structured equity)
  • Funds and co-investments: Invest globally in private credit funds and co-investments.
  • Credit secondaries: Invest globally in credit secondaries through fund and co-investments, and direct transactions

 

What impact can you make in this role?

You will be part of a team that is one of the largest, and most established private equity investors in the world today.

 

What will you do as an Analyst/Associate?

  • Participate in all aspects of the underwriting process for credit fund investments as part of the global team.
  • Due diligence will involve evaluating the fund manager’s strategy, track record, portfolio companies, investment and execution capabilities, as well as culture and alignment. You will meet and appraise senior management at top investment firms.
  • Participate in all aspects of the underwriting process for credit co-investments. Due diligence will involve evaluating key risk/return drivers, market dynamics, historical and projected financial performance, management teams, capital structures and deal terms.
  • Participate in all aspects of the underwriting process for credit secondary transactions including evaluating fund managers, portfolios, modelling scenarios as well as structuring and execution
  • Make and defend investment recommendations in both oral and written communication with investment committee members.
  • Portfolio monitoring (funds and company co-investments).
  • Project work on strategy and portfolio construction, including internal portfolio updates.

 

What qualifications or skills should you possess in this role? 

  • BA/BS with strong academic qualifications.
  • 1-3 years’ work experience in either: leveraged finance, M&A, at a top-tier investment bank; direct lending at a private credit firm; or fund selection at a private equity/credit fund of funds.
  • Excellent financial analysis, modelling and PowerPoint skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills along with excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong business acumen and commercial judgment.
  • Responsible, proactive and ability to work independently.
  • A team-player, with maturity, integrity and the ability to engage with senior counterparties.

 

Work at the Point of Impact

We need to be forward-looking to attract the right people to help us become the Leading Global Long-term Investor. Join our ambitious, agile, and diverse teams – be empowered to push boundaries and pursue innovative ideas, share your views, and be heard. Be anchored on our PRIME Values: Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence, which guides us in how we make our day-to-day decisions. We strive to inspire. To make an impact.

 

Flexibility at GIC

At GIC, our offices are vibrant hubs for ideation, professional growth, and interpersonal connection.  At the same time, we believe that flexibility allows us to do our best work and be our best selves.  Thus, our teams come into the office four days per week to harness the benefits of in-person collaboration, but have the flexibility to choose which days they work from home and adjust this arrangement as situational needs arise.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer

As an employer, we passionately believe every individual brings with them unique diversity of thought and perspectives to meaningfully enrich perspectives of GIC teams to drive competitive performance. An inclusive environment yields exceptional contribution.

 

Compensation

Our compensation philosophy reflects several principles. We strive to provide a competitive compensation package to attract and retain talent globally. We pay for performance, and reward sustainable results. Total pay for this position comprises base pay and bonus. The anticipated base salary range for this role is between $111,500 and $148,700. Bonuses, which may form a meaningful proportion of the total pay package, are determined based on company and individual performance.

 

Learn More

Learn more about our Private Equity Department here: https://gic.careers/group/private-equity/