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Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

Accounting & Finance, Operations, Data Science
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS ALTERNATIVES

Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) is one of the leading investors in alternatives globally, with over $450 billion in assets and more than 30 years of experience. The business invests in the full spectrum of alternatives including private equity, growth equity, private credit, real estate, infrastructure, hedge funds and sustainability. Clients access these solutions through direct strategies, customized partnerships, and open-architecture programs. The business is driven by a focus on partnership and shared success with its clients, seeking to deliver long-term investment performance drawing on its global network and deep expertise across industries and markets. The alternative investments platform is part of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, which delivers investment and advisory services across public and private markets for the world’s leading institutions, financial advisors and individuals. Goldman Sachs has over $2.8 trillion in assets under supervision globally as of December 31, 2023. Follow us on LinkedIn.

HYBRID CAPITAL OVERVIEW

Hybrid Capital provides flexible solutions for businesses seeking non-control alternatives to traditional private equity or greater flexibility than traditional debt. We principally deploy the West Street Strategic Solutions Fund I, a $14bn fund raised in 2020.

Analysts and Associates work as part of small deal teams in a wide range of high profile transactions across the capital structure ranging from secured debt to minority common equity. The role is highly analytical with emphasis on fundamental valuation, financial modelling, analysis of financial accounts, and legal documentation. The work is deal-focused and dynamic, and will bring you in contact with a wide range of businesses, industries, geographies, investment structures and products as well as advisors and management teams.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Engaging in all aspects of due diligence and business analysis including but not limited to financial modelling / analysis, fundamental valuation analysis, market research, competition analysis to develop and refine investment theses
  • Participating in structuring, negotiating and documenting investments
  • Communicating and defending investment theses to internal stakeholders and committees, including relevant Asset Management and Firm-wide Investment Committees
  • Actively monitoring existing investments in the portfolio
  • Originating investment ideas via early engagement with relevant parties (e.g., financial sponsors, company management teams, founders)
  • Building relationships with sponsors, management teams and internal GS stakeholders

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Investment Banking or Principal Investing candidate with 1 to 2 years of experience
  • Strong academic record with Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree or equivalent in Finance, Economics, Business Studies, Industrial Engineering or a related discipline from a distinguished academic institution required
  • Prior work experience in private equity, private credit is a plus
  • Strong quantitative, financial modelling, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Passion for investing with an interest in complex credit and equity investments
  • Flexible and creative mindset; ability to analyze a variety of industries and businesses
  • Confident verbal and written communication / interpersonal skills essential
  • Solid work ethic and high levels of motivation required
  • Excellent MS Excel skills essential and knowledge of MS Power Point
  • Fluency in one or more of French, German, Italian or Spanish is an advantage
  • Ability to self-direct, analyze and evaluate and form independent judgments
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail required