HPS Investment Partners is a leading global investment firm that seeks to provide creative capital solutions and generate attractive risk-adjusted returns for our clients.  We manage various strategies across the capital structure that include syndicated leveraged loans and high yield bonds to privately negotiated senior secured debt and mezzanine investments, asset-based leasing and private equity.  The scale and breadth of our platform offers the flexibility to invest in companies large and small, through standard or customized solutions. At our core, we share a common thread of intellectual rigor and discipline that enables us to create value for our clients, who have entrusted us with approximately $95 billion of assets under management as of October 2022. HPS has approximately 189 investment professionals and over 520 total employees, and has fifteen offices globally.

HPS believes in the importance of giving back to its communities, and in promoting diversity and inclusivity at the firm. We are dedicated to fostering enduring community relationships, and we support our team’s community involvement through volunteer work, board service, and other contributions. In addition, environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations are central to HPS’s culture and investment processes.

Position Description                                                                                                                                                                                                           
HPS Investment Partners, LLC (“HPS”) is seeking an Associate for its Private Credit investment team in San Francisco. The Associate will work with the investment team and support activities related to evaluating new investment opportunities and taking over coverage of select existing investments. The team is mainly focused on opportunistic private credit investments with most of the time spent on complex, stressed, or distressed situations. The Associate will work in a team of ~25 people with a flat hierarchy and report directly to senior investment professionals across San Francisco and New York offices. 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.



Specific responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Developing financial models
  • Conducting detailed business due diligence
  • Interacting with management teams and co-investors
  • Valuation analysis 
  • Preparing materials for discussion with the investment committee 
  • Monitoring investments and sector trends


Candidate Profile

  • At least two years of experience in top tier investment banking, consulting and/or investment background
  • Passionate about investing and eager to learn
  • Excellent modeling and spreadsheet skills, as well as quantitative ability
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Team player
  • Strong work ethic



  • San Francisco, CA

Employment Type

  • Full-time, Exempt


Hybrid Work Schedule

  • 3/2 split (M/F work from home, T-Th work from office.)

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