Business Analyst, Direct Lending

Apollo Global Management

New York, NY, USA
Posted on May 28, 2024

Position Overview

Apollo is a high-growth, global alternative asset manager. In our asset management business, we seek to provide our clients excess return at every point along the risk-reward spectrum from investment grade to private equity with a focus on three investing strategies: yield, hybrid, and equity. For more than three decades, our investing expertise across our fully integrated platform has served the financial return needs of our clients and provided businesses with innovative capital solutions for growth. Through Athene, our retirement services business, we specialize in helping clients achieve financial security by providing a suite of retirement savings products and acting as a solutions provider to institutions. Our patient, creative, and knowledgeable approach to investing aligns our clients, businesses we invest in, our employees, and the communities we impact, to expand opportunity and achieve positive outcomes.

Come to Apollo and join a community of extraordinary people who are committed to a culture of excellence and collaboration in everything that we do. We invest in our people for the long term and are committed to supporting their development at every stage of their career.

The role is to function as the business development analyst for the Apollo Public Funds (APF), which involves understanding/monitoring APF’s financial position while providing forecasting and modeling of current & future activities. The candidate should have a strong financial background and be able to synthesize/compare APF with its competitors.

Primary Responsibilities

The candidate will provide analytical and project support for APF’s non-investment team activities, including strategic and transaction modeling, business development support, capital market comparisons, portfolio monitoring and analysis, investor relation’s support.

The candidate will be expected to provide general business support to APF’s functional areas, primarily outside of the investment team:

  • Strategic Modeling: candidate will be responsible for maintaining APF’s forecasting model while incorporating strategic options.
  • Business Development: research and develop work product for discrete projects across the platform, analyze new business opportunities, market competitors and provide general support for the business development function as needed.
  • Capital Markets: perform capital structure relative value analysis and tracking, track capital markets activity across APF’s portfolio and support the capital markets function as needed.
  • Portfolio Monitoring: provide support for APF’s weekly/monthly & quarterly portfolio monitoring process and ongoing analytics to track portfolio construction and performance.
  • Support the IR function.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree from a top undergraduate institution
  • Prior experience in an equity research or credit research role strongly preferred
  • The individual should have experience in the financial markets, investing and a strong background in finance and/or accounting as well as a basic understanding of the capital markets and a familiarity with leveraged finance. Strong analytical and technical aptitude
  • The candidate must demonstrate strong analytical and writing skills
  • The candidate should have approximately 2-4 years of experience in the financial services industry
  • Team player with strong work ethic


Our clients rely on our investment acumen to help secure their future. We must never lose our focus and determination to be the best investors and most trusted partners on their behalf. We strive to be:

The leading provider of retirement income solutions to institutions, companies, and individuals.

The leading provider of capital solutions to companies. Our breadth and scale enable us to deliver capital for even the largest projects – and our small firm mindset ensures we will be a thoughtful and dedicated partner to these organizations. We are committed to helping them build stronger businesses.

A leading contributor to addressing some of the biggest issues facing the world today – such as energy transition, accelerating the adoption of new technologies, and social impact – where innovative approaches to investing can make a positive difference.

We are building a unique firm of extraordinary colleagues who:

  • Outperform expectations
  • Challenge Convention
  • Champion Opportunity
  • Lead responsibly
  • Drive collaboration

As One Apollo team, we believe that doing great work and having fun go hand in hand, and we are proud of what we can achieve together.


Apollo relies on its people to keep it a leader in alternative investment management, and the firm’s benefit programs are crafted to offer meaningful coverage for both you and your family. Please reach out to your Human Capital Business Partner for more detailed information on specific benefits.

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

85,000 – 110,000

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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