IMD, GSAM, GS Investment Partners - Investment Associate, Special Situations



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GS Investment Partners ("GSIP") is seeking an investment associate in New York to focus on special situations investments, including event equity and merger arbitrage. GSIP is a global, multi-disciplinary investment fund. The investment team is primarily composed of fundamental, bottom-up research driven investors and special situations investors. The group holds positions over the medium to long-term and seeks equity-like risk-rewards across the capital structure through a variety of financial instruments. The role is at the associate level.


Job Description

  • Conduct fundamental research on companies and sectors
  • Carry out in-depth valuation work and analysis of risk-return opportunities in special situations
  • Help in monitoring/hedging current special situation investments
  • Contribute to idea generation in the special situations portfolio
  • Develop relationships with sellside sales coverage, research analysts and corporate management teams to source investment ideas

Basic Qualifications

  • Investing mindset, ability to think independently about an investment, understanding of portfolio construction and hedging
  • Strong knowledge of valuation and accounting
  • Strong modeling/analytical skills
  • Four years of experience preparing financial models and valuation analyses of public or private companies with a minimum of one year of experience in special situations investing on either the buyside or sellside; candidates with a background in credit special situations will also be considered
  • Outstanding record of professional and academic achievement
  • Solid interpersonal skills; motivated, hardworking team player


The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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