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2022 Investment Analyst, Growth Equity
Menlo Park
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Posted 2 months ago

Adams Street Partners (“Adams Street”) is a global private markets investment manager, operating in more than thirty countries across five continents. With nearly five decades of experience and more than $45 billion in assets under management, Adams Street prides itself on the depth and breadth of its global investment capabilities and provides investors with differentiated access to the spectrum of the private markets strategies.

Adams Street has offices in Beijing, Boston, Chicago, London, Munich, Menlo Park, New York, Seoul, Singapore, and Tokyo. Employees operate as a single global team, integrating the expertise of the firm’s investment professionals across five strategies primary investments, secondary investments, growth equity, private credit, and co-investments.

Adams Street is considered a pioneer in the private markets and was inducted into the Private Equity Hall of Fame in 2000 in recognition of the firm’s contributions. Adams Street became an independent entity in 2001 and a 100% employee-owned firm in 2008.

As an employee-owned firm, Adams Street believes in a culture of inclusiveness and collegiate achievement, and strives to imbue the highest standards of integrity, respect, and teamwork into all aspects of the organization. Adams Street is governed by a set of guiding principles which prioritize two goals provide exceptional client service and deliver top-tier investment returns.

About the Growth Equity Team Adams Street Partners invests directly into private companies through a growth-stage venture capital fund. The team typically invests ~$10-40M in technology and healthcare companies, targeting category-leaders in Application Software, Infrastructure Software, Fintech, Consumer Internet, and Digital Health. The Growth Equity team has 5 Partners, 2 Principals, and 5 Associates across our Chicago, Menlo Park and Austin offices.

Some of our recent and notable investments include Aircall, Ancestry.com, Arctic Wolf, Axonius, Criteo (CRTO), Five9 (FIVN), GoCardless, Homeward, Iterable, Lyra Health, Naurex (AGN), Nomad Health, OncoMed (OMED), Paylocity (PCTY), Q2 eBanking (QTWO), Reify Health, Remote and Robinhood.

Overview

The Growth Equity Team is actively recruiting for an Analyst position in either our Menlo Park or Chicago office. The role offers exposure to venture capital investing as the Analyst is responsible for assisting the team with market research, sourcing, and investment diligence.

The individual will primarily be involved with and responsible for

  • Conducting extensive market research to bring sector insights to the team and identify potential new investment opportunities
  • Assisting team with investment due diligence business, market, management, competitive, financial/returns modeling, terms structuring and legal
  • Working on selected internal processes and strategic initiatives

We seek an individual who is self-motivated, demonstrates creative thinking and has the following qualifications

  • Undergraduate major in finance, economics, business, management science, or engineering/CS preferred
  • Internship experience in finance or business with exposure to excel preferred
  • Self-starter with a strong work ethic, who can handle projects from start to finish while negotiating multiple, competing deadlines

The Analyst role is a term position designed for candidates seeking a 2-3 year experience with the opportunity for Associate promotion for strong performers. Adams Street’s Growth Equity Team is currently seeking an Analyst for a Summer 2022 start.

Adams Street Partners
Adams Street Partners operates as a global private market investment management firm.
Size:  101-250 employees
Year Founded:  1972