Associate, Private Equity, Special Opportunities Group (Summer 2025 Start – New York) 15736


New York, NY, USA
Posted on July 1, 2024

GIC is one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds. With over 2,000 employees across 11 locations around the world, we invest in more than 40 countries globally across asset classes and businesses. Working at GIC gives you exposure to an extraordinary network of the world’s industry leaders. As a leading global long-term investor, we Work at the Point of Impact for Singapore’s financial future, and the communities we invest in worldwide.

GIC Private Equity

We deploy capital in areas where we can utilise our comparative advantages, namely, a long investment horizon, global presence, sector expertise, as well as skilled, and experienced teams.

Special Opportunities Group

You will be empowered to invest in all-weather, multi-assets focus on uncorrelated investments. These include stressed or distressed debt, real assets, royalties, insurance, structured credit, and opportunistic special situations.

What impact can you make in this role?

You will be part of a team that is one of the largest, and most established private equity investors in the world today. As this is a growing strategy for GIC, you will have a unique opportunity to help research and develop investment themes. In addition, you will be able to gain broad exposure and work across fund investments, direct investments as well as co-investments. You will enjoy significant responsibilities spanning from investment underwriting and selection to meeting and developing relationships with funds and companies.

What will you do as an Associate?

  • Direct investments and co-investments: Participate in all aspects of the underwriting process for direct investments and co-investments. Due diligence will involve evaluating key risk/return drivers, market dynamics, historical and projected financial performance, management teams, capital structures and deal terms
  • Fund investments: Participate in all aspects of the underwriting process for fund investments. Due diligence will involve evaluating the fund manager’s strategy, track record, investment and execution capabilities, as well as culture and alignment. It will involve meeting and appraising senior management at top investment firms
  • Research and develop investment themes and strategy
  • Monitor macro environment and portfolio performance

What qualifications or skills should you possess in this role?

  • 2-4 years of work experience at an investment bank, buy-side firm, or consulting firm
  • Strong quantitative skills and proficient in financial modelling
  • Responsible, proactive and intellectually curious
  • Prior experience and/or interest in the investment mandate is a plus

Work at the Point of Impact

We need to be forward-looking to attract the right people to help us become the Leading Global Long-term Investor. Join our ambitious, agile, and diverse teams – be empowered to push boundaries and pursue innovative ideas, share your views, and be heard. Be anchored on our PRIME Values: Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence, which guides us in how we make our day-to-day decisions. We strive to inspire. To make an impact.

Flexibility at GIC

At GIC, our offices are vibrant hubs for ideation, professional growth, and interpersonal connection. At the same time, we believe that flexibility allows us to do our best work and be our best selves. Thus, our teams come into the office four days per week to harness the benefits of in-person collaboration, but have the flexibility to choose which days they work from home and adjust this arrangement as situational needs arise.

We are an equal opportunity employer

As an employer, we passionately believe every individual brings with them unique diversity of thought and perspectives to meaningfully enrich perspectives of GIC teams to drive competitive performance. An inclusive environment yields exceptional contribution.


Our compensation philosophy reflects several principles. We strive to provide a competitive compensation package to attract and retain talent globally. We pay for performance, and reward sustainable results. Total pay for this position comprises base pay and bonus. The anticipated base salary range for this role is between $121,000 and $161,100. Bonuses, which may form a meaningful proportion of the total pay package, are determined based on company and individual performance.

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