Private Equity Associate


Date: Jun 25, 2022

Location: Richmond, VA, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co



When you join New York Life Investments, a wholly owned subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company, you are joining a global investment company with a long history and passion for career development, innovation, collaboration, and diversity, equity and inclusion. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. Through various resources and programs, you can grow your career while developing personally and professionally. New York Life is a relationship-based company and appreciates how both virtual and in-person interactions support our culture.


As a top 25 global asset management firm with more than $600 billion in assets under management, we have an important mission: to help build a better financial future for our clients, our employees, and our communities. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life Investments, so we can continue to help people achieve their financial aspirations. To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of





Job Requirements

The ideal candidate should have an undergraduate degree, be analytically inclined, and possess at least two years of relevant experience from a top-tier investment bank or private equity firm.  This position requires a well-rounded individual with demonstrated competency in financial statement analysis, financial modeling, business valuation, accounting and finance, in addition to the ability to balance multiple tasks and work well in a team environment. Compensation for this position is competitive and includes a base salary and performance-based bonus.


Associate Responsibilities

  • Analysis of and development of investment recommendation thesis for primary fund commitments and direct equity co-investments
  • Quantitative responsibilities include financial modeling, valuation and returns analysis, and fund benchmarking
  • Qualitative responsibilities including due diligence of companies, industry sectors, customers, vendors, management, competitors and private equity sponsors
  • Evaluation and monitoring of the ongoing performance of portfolio company and private equity fund commitments, including participation in private equity sponsor annual meetings and portfolio company board meetings
  • Supporting marketing to current and prospective Apogem limited partners
  • Active participation in and thoughtful contribution to investment decisions, including weekly Investment Committee presentations and portfolio construction considerations


Apogem Capital

Apogem is the strategic combination of three leading investment managers in the alternatives space, GoldPoint Partners, PA Capital and Madison Capital Funding.  On a combined basis, Apogem manages over $36 billion of AUM on behalf of a global client base of leading institutional and high net worth investors, as well as for our anchor investor and parent company, New York Life Insurance Company.


GoldPoint Partners

Founded in 1991 and headquartered in New York, NY, GoldPoint Partners manages $16.1 billion of AUM, comprised of limited partnership investments in alternative investment funds, equity co-investments, and mezzanine investments.  GoldPoint’s private equity fund management business makes limited partnership investments in a select group of top performing lower mid market and middle market private equity sponsors and direct co-investments alongside these sponsors.


PA Capital

Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Richmond, VA, PA Capital manages $6.8 billion of AUM, comprised of private equity, private real assets, GP stakes, and long/short hedged equity.  PA Capital’s private equity fund management business makes limited partnership investments in a select group of top performing lower mid market private equity sponsors and constructs targeted and customized portfolios of fund investments, secondaries, and direct co-investments.


Madison Capital Funding

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Chicago, IL, Madison Capital Funding manages $14.0 billion of AUM, comprised of levered and unlevered senior loan funds, private accounts, and CLOs on behalf of New York Life Insurance Company and third-party investors.  Madison Capital Funding has invested $46.1 billion of net funded commitments in 1,436 transactions with 341 different private equity sponsors and is consistently ranked in the top 5 of U.S. Middle Market Lead Arrangers.

Job Requisition ID: 86523

Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and volunteerism, supported by the Foundation. We're proud that due to our mutuality, we operate in the best interests of our policy owners. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of







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