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Associate, Real Assets



Job Description

The responsibilities of the Associate, Real Assets include evaluating and transacting on Real Assets investment opportunities in the secondary and direct co-investment markets. The Associate, Real Assets will gain exposure to all types of transactions including the evaluation and purchase of limited partnership interests in private equity funds of varying investment types including structured secondary deals and direct transactions involving the purchase of portfolios of or new investments in direct company interests. As a Real Assets industry-focused Associate, he/she will spend a majority of their time evaluating companies within the Real Assets subsectors, including but not limited to, Oil and Gas, Power, Infrastructure, and Natural Resources, while also gaining exposure to some general industries as well. The principal functions include investment analysis, due diligence, investment recommendation and negotiation, coordination of the legal documentation and closing process, and investment monitoring. Given the small nature of individual deal teams, he/she will play an integral role in developing an investment thesis, determining price, and communicating with others, both inside and outside the firm. HarbourVest is currently investing out of its third dedicated Real Assets fund and raising the fourth.

The Associate, Real Assets role has an anticipated start date of Summer 2019.


BS/BA or equivalent


2-3 years of top-tier investment banking, private equity, or consulting experience within a Real Assets industry group

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