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Asset & Wealth Management, External Investing Group, Private Equity, Associate, Shanghai

Goldman Sachs Hong Kong
Posted 5 days ago Permanent Competitive
Asset & Wealth Management, External Investing Group, Private Equity, Associate, Shanghai
Bringing together traditional and alternative investments, we provide clients around the world with a dedicated partnership and focus on long-term performance. As the firm's primary investment area, we provide investment and advisory services for some of the world's leading pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, endowments, foundations, financial advisors and individuals, for which we oversee more than $2 trillion in assets under supervision. Working in a culture that values integrity and transparency, you will be part of a diverse team that is passionate about our craft, our clients, and building sustainable success. We are:
Investors, spanning traditional and alternative markets offering products and services
Advisors, understanding our clients' priorities and poised to help provide investment advice and strategies that make sense for their portfolios
Thought Leaders, providing timely insights across macro and secular themes to help inform our clients' investment decisions
Innovators, using our suite of digital solutions to help our clients address complex challenges and meet their financial goals

XIG: External Investing Group
The External Investing Group (XIG) Group provides investors with investment and advisory solutions, across leading hedge fund managers, private equity funds, real estate managers, and traditional long-only managers. The XIG Group manages globally diversified programs, targeted sector-specific strategies, customized portfolios, and a range of advisory services. Our investors access opportunities through new fund commitments, fund-of-fund investments, strategic partnerships, secondary-market investments, co-investments, and seed-capital investments. With over 200 professionals across 15 offices around the world, the XIG Group provides manager diligence, portfolio construction, risk management, and liquidity solutions to investors, drawing on Goldman Sachs' market insights and risk management expertise. We extend these capabilities to the world's leading sovereign wealth funds, pension plans, governments, financial institutions, endowments, foundations and family offices, for which we invest or advise on over $300 billion.
This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to join a growing team in a fast-paced and high performance environment. The XIG - Private Equity Associate role exposes junior investment professionals to interactions with senior leaders in the private equity industry. In this role, you will have the opportunity to take part in complex investment transactions and execute deals across various fund, single asset, and other bespoke strategies. A successful candidate will challenge and develop his/her technical skills and expand his/her industry network given the broad range of investment processes he/she will be involved in, within a top tier global financial institution.
  • Conduct due diligence and evaluate private equity managers for consideration as part of fund-of-funds and or separate account mandates; secondary private equity transactions; co-investment opportunities across a broad range of private equity deal types and sectors
  • Perform due diligence on private market fund managers across China, including assessing the quality of investment teams, investment strategies, alignment and track record
  • Present investment opportunities to the Investment Committee through written and oral presentations, and conduct required follow-ups
  • Coordinate the execution of investments across all deal types, including working closely with internal (e.g., internal counsel, compliance, cash management) and external parties (e.g., private equity managers, external counsel)
  • Monitor the performance and risk profile of existing portfolio investments
  • 3-6 years of experience in Corporate Finance/ M&A/ Leverage Finance/ Private Equity/ Other Private Markets Investing in Asia-Pacific; position will be commensurate with experience
  • Proven academic performance with a degree from a top university; MBA a plus for more senior positions
  • Excellent modeling, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills to oversee production of a high volume of quality work within tight timeframes, often including multiple simultaneous projects
  • Attention to detail - proven experience of delivering high levels of accuracy
  • Candidate must be a team player, self-motivated and demonstrate a willingness to take on responsibility
  • Knowledge and understanding of Excel, PowerPoint and Word and adaptability to other software products
  • Native in Mandarin with strong written and verbal communication skills in English will be prioritized
Job ID  300001317182793
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