Investment Analyst, Private Capital

Posted 25 May 2023

Investment Analyst, Private Capital at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

Investments Full-time Toronto

Experience: Not specified
Salary Range: Not Specified

Close date: 24 June 2023

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Position Description

The Opportunity

As an Investment Analyst, Private Capital in our Equities department, you will have a key role in analyzing potential private equity investment opportunities, executing transactions and working with existing portfolio companies to craft strategy and implement value-enhancing initiatives within the Technology sector private equity portfolio. With our mindful staffing model, you will likely have the opportunity to support transactions across other Private Capital sector teams as well, including Healthcare, Financial Services, Diversified Industrials & Business Services, Sustainability & Energy Transition, and Digital & IT Services. You will get the chance to define and differentiate yourself as an investor and build strategic relationships with investment banks and industry executives. We work in lean teams which will give you great exposure and hands-on learning opportunities.

Who you’ll work with

Every day, across a range of business sectors and in locations around the world, Ontario Teachers', home to one of the world's largest, most sophisticated pools of private capital, actively seeks opportunities for partnership and to invest in companies that are looking to grow. You will be joining the Technology group in our Toronto office where you will work directly supporting senior team members to evaluate and manage private equity investments. This team focuses on software investments across several sub-sectors, including but not limited to education technology, legal technology/governance risk & compliance (GRC) and healthcare IT.

The Equities department is comprised of: Private Capital Industry Groups, the Global Funds Team, the High Conviction Equities Team and the Portfolio Management Team. The department's mission is to deliver growth through investments in both private and publicly traded entities.

What you’ll do

  • Conduct research to support the development of investment strategies and evaluate potential investment opportunities
  • Build financial models from the ground up that will be utilized for overall investment valuation, transaction structuring, and financing
  • Work with existing models developed by colleagues to incorporate new data and verify results
  • Coordinate third-party due diligence advisors and assist in the negotiation and execution of transactions
  • Work with management teams to implement initiatives and strategic decisions
  • Participate in the ongoing management and monitoring of portfolio companies, including attendance at board meetings and the annual valuation process
  • Excel at preparation of investment recommendations and presentations to Private Capital’s investment committees

What we’re offering

  • Pay-for-performance environment that offers competitive salary and incentive
  • Numerous opportunities for professional growth and development
  • Comprehensive employer paid benefits coverage
  • Retirement income through a defined benefit pension plan
  • The opportunity to invest back into the fund through our Deferred Incentive Program
  • A flexible/hybrid work environment combining in office collaboration and remote working
  • Competitive time off
  • Our Flexible Travel Program gives you the option to work abroad in another region/country for up to a month each year
  • Employee discount programs including Edvantage and Perkopolis
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At Ontario Teachers', diversity is one of our core strengths. We take pride in ensuring that the people we hire and the culture we create, reflect and embrace diversity of thought, background and experience. Through our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategy and our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), we celebrate diversity and foster inclusion through events for colleagues to connect for professional development, networking & mentoring. We are building an inclusive and equitable workplace where our talent is respected, accepted and empowered to be themselves. To learn more about our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, check out Life at Teachers'.

How to apply

Are you ready to pursue new challenges and take your career to the next level? Apply today! You may be invited to complete a pre-recorded digital interview as part of your application.

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Functional Areas: Investments
Requisition ID: 5120

Required Skill / Experience

What you'll need

  • A relevant undergraduate degree with excellent academic performance
  • Minimum 1 year of meaningful work experience, ideally in private equity, investment banking, corporate development, consulting or transaction services
  • Strong financial modeling and analytical skills
  • Deep understanding of fundamental investment and valuation analysis
  • Self-motivated individual with the dedication to perform in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, communications and collaboration skills
  • High degree of professionalism and integrity
  • Highly proficient in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Willingness to travel (primarily within North America)

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