Viking Global Investors LP is a global investment firm founded in 1999. We manage more than $46 billion of capital for our investors across public equity, private equity, and credit and structured capital investment strategies. We have more than 275 employees and offices in Stamford, New York, Hong Kong, London, and San Francisco.

 

Description:

POSITION: Credit and Structured Capital Investment Senior Associate

LOCATION: Viking Global Investors LP, New York, NY 

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Partner with the investment, public equity and private equity investment teams to identify and evaluate investment opportunities leveraging fundamental, research-intensive approach.
  • Conduct comprehensive capital structure-related analysis including, performing assessment of a company’s products and services, completing industry review, conducting analyses of a company’s financial information, evaluating capital structure, conducting thorough evaluations of a company’s management team, performing liquidation analysis, hosting discussions with a company’s potential customers and competitors.
  • Consult with industry experts and, perform reviews of alternative data.
  • Develop and maintain detailed financial models and produce valuation models of company securities and potential investment targets.
  • Perform financial analysis utilizing a range of valuation methods including: precedent transactions, discounted cash flow and comparable company analyses.
  • Monitor new and existing investment fund portfolio companies for financial and operational performance including producing investment committee presentations for initial investments and maintaining investment committee presentations for ongoing investment activities.
  • Perform primary, in-depth research on industry and company fundamentals.
  • Work in partnership with the Principal to form an initial hypothesis on investment opportunities.
  • Conduct analysis, test set of assertions, and proceed with diligence plan.
  • Conduct targeted direct outreach in prioritized sectors of healthcare, consumer, industrials, financial technology (“FinTech”), and financials.
  • Develop relationships by attending conferences, meeting management teams, advisors, and other investors ahead of potential investment opportunities.
  • Engage with company management and investor relations teams, sell-side research analysts and buy-side peers.
  • Collaborate with relevant investment team members to leverage their work and expertise.
  • Attend regular cross-sector meetings and provide updates on team investment activities and broader credit market color.
  • Domestic travel 5-8 times per year, 1-3 days per trip to attend conferences and meet management teams.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics or finance, or a related quantitative field (U.S. or foreign degree equivalent) plus five (5) years of post-baccalaureate, progressively responsible experience in the job offered or investment experience at a private equity or credit-focused asset management firm or at an investment bank.
  • Must include five (5) years of experience in/with:
    • ability to work effectively in a team environment and collaborate with cross-functional teams;
    • strong analytical skills such as financial and valuation research including:
    • cash flow/discounted cash flow, price, precedent transaction, publicly traded comps, capital structure analysis, revenue and expense forecasting, cash flow analysis, gross and net retention;
    • performing complex financial analysis and modeling;
    • Microsoft Excel skills;
    • strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; and
    • excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Must include two (2) years of experience in/with:
    • structured financings in hybrid, credit, and credit-like investments and secondary investments in hybrid and credit;
    • deal structuring and negotiation; and
    • Must be willing to travel domestically 5-8 times per year, 1-3 days per trip to attend conferences and meet management teams.

The base salary range for this position in New York City is $174,000 to 185,000. In addition to base salary, Viking employees may be eligible for other forms of compensation and benefits, such as a discretionary bonus, 100% coverage of medical and dental premiums, and paid lunches. Actual compensation for successful candidates will be individually determined based on multiple factors including, but not limited to, a candidate’s skill set, experience, education, and other qualifications.

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For more information on our benefits, please visit www.vikingglobal.com/life-at-viking/

Viking is an equal opportunity employer.  Questions about your candidacy and requests for reasonable accommodation in the recruitment process should be directed to recruiting@vikingglobal.com

 

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