Private Equity Associate

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Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the investment underwriting and due diligence process working with senior investment and technical team members, which includes but is not limited to: financial modeling, drafting investment memos and other documents, conducting research, coordinating consultants and transaction counsel, preparing checklists, etc.
  • Working with other team members, review various legal and project due diligence documents to ensure underwriting standards are followed and IC requirements are met.
  • Act as transaction lead to provide oversight and asset management of existing portfolio investments, including capital structure optimization and refinancing, ongoing investments, and expansions.
  • Working with operating and offtake partners, provide development oversight for projects being tracked for potential investment, including monitoring and verifying site control, permitting, and other regulatory and compliance items that are prerequisites to potential investment.
  • Provide portfolio management support for existing investments including budgeting expected performance, evaluating actual performance and implementing portfolio management processes including continuous improvement.
  • Support investor relations with preparation of quarterly and annual materials, including individual asset updates, fund level performance analysis, and annual presentations.
  • Support the raising of additional capital, including the preparation of offering documents, due diligence inquiries, and meetings with potential investors.
  • A minimum of three to five years of investment experience, including experience (preferably as lead) with all aspects of transaction structuring and execution. Investment banking or private equity experience preferred.
  • Experience in project finance or real estate investment; REIT experience a plus.
  • Has led, or strongly supported, all stages of deal origination and underwriting, including sourcing, due diligence, negotiations, and acquisition and debt finance documentation.
  • A minimum of three years of financial modeling experience or the ability to demonstrate modeling proficiency at this level.
  • Familiar with triple-net and/or operating leases preferred.  
  • Experience with Engineering, Procurement, and Construction contracts, lease agreements, and offtake agreements.
  • Ability to cultivate and maintain strong relationships both internally and externally working in a small team environment. Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A passion for sustainable investing and asset management with openness and flexibility to shift roles and grow over time moving from investment transactions to operational asset management.
  • Must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree with a preference for candidates with a Master’s degree in finance, business or equivalent major.
  • Excited about working and living in San Francisco, California, with the ability to travel frequently as needed; perhaps 25% of the time.
  • Experience in the greenhouse, renewable energy, real estate, project financing, or debt financing areas is strongly preferred.
  • Spanish proficiency preferred, but not required. 

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of three to five years of investment experience, including experience (preferably as lead) with all aspects of transaction structuring and execution. Investment banking or private equity experience preferred.
  • Experience in project finance or real estate investment; REIT experience a plus.
  • Has led, or strongly supported, all stages of deal origination and underwriting, including sourcing, due diligence, negotiations, and acquisition and debt finance documentation.
  • A minimum of three years of financial modeling experience or the ability to demonstrate modeling proficiency at this level.
  • Familiar with triple-net and/or operating leases preferred.  
  • Experience with Engineering, Procurement, and Construction contracts, lease agreements, and offtake agreements.
  • Ability to cultivate and maintain strong relationships both internally and externally working in a small team environment. Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A passion for sustainable investing and asset management with openness and flexibility to shift roles and grow over time moving from investment transactions to operational asset management.
  • Must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree with a preference for candidates with a Master’s degree in finance, business or equivalent major.
  • Excited about working and living in San Francisco, California, with the ability to travel frequently as needed; perhaps 25% of the time.
  • Experience in the greenhouse, renewable energy, real estate, project financing, or debt financing areas is strongly preferred.
  • Spanish proficiency preferred, but not required. 
Location: Portland, OR or San Francisco, CA
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