Associate, Credit Secondaries


New York, NY, USA
Posted on August 7, 2023

At Apollo, we’re a global team of alternative investment managers passionate about delivering uncommon value to our investors and shareholders. With over 30 years of proven expertise across Private Equity, Credit and Real Estate, regions and industries, we’re known for our integrated businesses, our strong investment performance, our value-oriented philosophy – and our people.

Apollo’s S3 Credit Solutions team is seeking an Associate to support the continued growth and evolution of its credit secondaries strategy. S3 is Apollo’s Sponsor and Secondary Solutions business providing a holistic set of financing and liquidity solutions across the yield, hybrid and equity spectrum to asset managers and limited partners. S3 is a natural extension of Apollo’s global investment platform, offering partner-oriented capital across asset classes including private equity, private credit, infrastructure and real estate. S3’s flexible solutions help private market participants meet their strategic goals across a wide range of capital costs.

As a core member of the S3 Credit Solutions Investment team, you will play an integral role in the continued development and growth of Apollo’s dedicated credit secondary strategy and will be heavily involved in all stages of the investment process for LP-led and GP-led credit secondary deals. You will also actively participate in portfolio monitoring, critical business development, and work closely with the S3 and Apollo platform teams to ensure long-term scalability of the S3 business.

The successful candidate will have a strong desire to help grow and manage the credit secondaries strategy on a leading asset management platform by leveraging their experience to pursue new ideas and execute on S3 and the firm’s strategic ambitions.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Investment Process: Take an active role in all phases of the investment process including deal screening, qualitative and quantitative evaluation of potential transactions, due diligence, underwriting and structuring of both LP and GP-led transactions
  • Investment Committee Communication: Play an active role in the preparation and presentation of due diligence findings and recommendations to the S3 Credit Solutions Investment Committee
  • Deal Execution: Work with in-house finance and legal teams and external advisors on the preparation of various transactional analysis and documentation
  • Business Strategy: Actively participate in business development and other projects, including markets and manager research as well as preparation of materials for senior management and other internal and external stakeholders
  • Portfolio Monitoring and Stakeholder Communications: Actively contribute to portfolio monitoring of existing investments, preparing updates with quarterly performance metrics and investor reporting in partnership with Apollo platform teams

Qualifications & Experience

  • At least 2 years of relevant experience at an investment bank, asset manager, or an investment advisory role within principal private debt investing, direct lending, leveraged finance, M&A, structured credit, and secondaries areas
  • Strong quantitative capabilities and knowledge of credit analysis; knowledge and understanding of credit secondaries is a plus
  • Strong presentation and communication abilities, detail orientation and an exceptional technical skillset
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and rigorous work environment; demonstrated ability to prioritize competing demands and meet deadlines
  • Strong initiative and ownership of responsibilities – must demonstrate a proactive, positive attitude toward given tasks
  • Self-starter with a willingness to execute projects within a small, nimble team
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills necessary to handle sensitive information and confidential situations
  • Team-oriented and collaborative attitude is a must; ability to work independently and be able to attract talent and lead and work with a dedicated team over the longer term
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel modelling and PowerPoint

Apollo Global Management Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  The firm and its affiliates do not discriminate in employment because of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, veteran status, disability, age, citizenship, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or because of any other criteria prohibited under controlling federal, state or local law.

Pay Range

175,000 - 200,000

The base salary range for this position is listed above. This position is also eligible for a discretionary annual bonus based on personal, team, and Firm performance. Compensation ranges are based on several factors including job function, level, and geographic location. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors including candidate experience and expertise, and may vary from the amounts listed here.

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