Capital Markets Associate (2025)

Summit Partners

Boston, MA, USA
Posted on July 8, 2024

At Summit Partners, our mission is to be the investment partner of choice for the very best companies and executive talent. With a history spanning four decades, Summit invests across growth sectors of the economy and has invested in more than 550 companies in technology, healthcare, and other growth industries including financial services, consumer, business services and industrial technology. These companies have completed more than 175 public equity offerings, and more than 250 have been acquired through strategic mergers and sales.

Our growth focus extends beyond the four walls of Summit; through mentorship programs and philanthropic efforts, our team members dedicate time, talent and resources to support the communities in which we work and live.

What you’ll do

The firm is adding an Associate to its Capital Markets group. This individual will report to the Head of Capital Markets and work closely with members of the Capital Markets team, Summit’s investment teams and the management teams of Summit’s portfolio companies. This role is a three-year program.

In this role, you will help lead the financing execution process for new investments and existing portfolio companies. You will function as a key touchpoint for Summit’s relationships with financial intermediaries, investment banks and other third-party capital providers. Additionally, you will help structure, document, and monitor investments from Summit’s captive subordinated debt fund. This critical addition to the team will play a central role in supporting the Capital Markets group.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely with each of Summit’s investment teams in connection with financing new investment activities and portfolio company initiatives
  • Assisting with the financing execution process, including lender outreach, facilitating lender due diligence and financial model construction and review
  • Developing materials and supporting analysis for internal presentations, investor presentations and fundraising activities
  • Overseeing the deal closing process in partnership with legal counsel, financing sources, portfolio company management teams and Summit’s finance team
  • Tracking financial performance of investments from Summit’s captive subordinated debt funds
  • Monitor leveraged finance market conditions and existing portfolio performance

What you’re like:

  • Strong track record of undergraduate academic achievement from a leading college or university
  • Leveraged finance or private credit background with some experience structuring and executing acquisition financings as well as other event-driven financings
  • Strong analytical skills and background in financial modeling and credit analysis
  • Feels comfortable working independently or in collaboration with colleagues, entrepreneurs and third-party advisors
  • Strong work ethic and ability to prioritize effectively across multiple concurrent deal executions
  • Critical thinker and problem solver
  • Excellent writer
  • Strong interpersonal skills, engaging personality, confident but humble
  • Flexibility to work in various roles as needed and adaptability in working across deal teams with different styles and processes
  • Excellent business judgment and comfortable working closely with and presenting to the most senior executives
  • Comfortable with a dynamic schedule, including some business travel

A bit more

This role is located in our Boston office, centrally located in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood. You will have access to an onsite gym, catered breakfast and lunch, a fully stocked kitchen, and plentiful team and office events. Compensation is highly competitive.

We are committed to cultivating a high-performance environment designed to generate the best ideas, drive innovation and promote the professional growth of our team. We set a high bar, welcoming diverse perspectives to get to the best outcomes.

Exceptional people are the foundation of our success — both within Summit and across our portfolio companies. Together, we build and grow category-leading companies and successful careers.  Thank you for considering Summit, and we look forward to receiving your application.

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