New Job Senior Associate, Direct Private Equity In Ontario

Senior Associate, Direct Private Equity
Senior Associate, Direct Private Equity

Senior Associate, Direct Private Equity

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Location : Ontario

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Company Description

Make an impact at a global and dynamic investment organization

When you invest your career in CPP Investments, you join one of the most respected and fastest growing institutional investors in the world. With current assets under management valued in excess of $500 billion, CPP Investments is a professional investment management organization that globally invests the funds of the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) to help ensure long-term sustainability. The CPP Fund is projected to reach $3 trillion by 2050. CPP Investments invests in all major asset classes, including public equity, private equity, real estate, infrastructure and fixed-income instruments, and is headquartered in Toronto with offices in Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Mumbai, New York City, San Francisco, São Paulo and Sydney.

CPP Investments attracts and selects high-calibre individuals from top-tier institutions around the globe. Join our team and look forward to:

  • Diverse and inspiring colleagues and approachable leaders
  • Stimulating work in a fast-paced, intellectually challenging environment
  • Accelerated exposure and responsibility
  • Global career development opportunities
  • Being motivated every day by CPP Investments’ important social purpose and unshakable principles
  • A flexible/hybrid work environment combining in office collaboration and remote working
  • A deeply rooted culture of Integrity, Partnership and High Performance

If you share a passion for performance, value a collegial and collaborative culture, and approach everything with the highest integrity, here’s an opportunity for you to invest your career at CPP Investments.

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Associate to join the Direct Private Equity (DPE) team in Toronto. CPP Investments' DPE group manages a C$50 billion portfolio of direct private equity investments, investing out of offices in Toronto, San Francisco and London. DPE currently consists of 70 investment professionals and operates with a broad mandate ranging from significant minority investments, partnerships with founders and families and large scale co-control investments alongside other private equity funds.

As a Senior Associate you will work on deal teams to:

  • Assist with the sourcing of new potential investment opportunities
  • Analyze potential investment opportunities and be an active participant in the investment committee process
  • Play an active role in developing our view on valuation and investment thesis
  • Review and develop financial models to assist in investment evaluation, structuring and financing
  • Lead key diligence streams in collaboration with advisors
  • Work with internal teams (tax, legal, finance & operations) to effectively structure, execute and manage investments
  • Become actively involved with portfolio companies, attend board meetings and assist management teams with strategic initiatives
  • Drive and oversee initiatives related to investment monetization

A particular focus is placed on helping Senior Associates develop a well-rounded set of skills as an investor and leader with a strong understanding of the deal process from origination through to monetization. This is a career track position with significant room to grow and have a rewarding long-term private equity career.


Senior Associate hires typically have between 5-9 years of work experience.

  • Candidates are typically recruited from direct investing (equity, credit, etc.), investment banking, consulting, corporate development, corporate finance/accounting and/or transaction services
  • Consider applying if you:
    • Have a deep sense of conviction and motivation to build a career in private equity
    • Have a track record of academic achievement, professional advancement, and high performance
    • Work effectively in a team environment
    • Comfortable working in a flat structure
    • Have great communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills

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At CPP Investments, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.

We thank all applicants for their interest but will only contact candidates selected to advance in the hiring process.

Our Commitment to Inclusion and Diversity:

In addition to being dedicated to building a workforce that reflects diverse talent, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible experience. If you require an accommodation for any part of the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms, etc.), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.


CPP Investments does not accept resumes from employment placement agencies, head-hunters or recruitment suppliers that are not in a formal contractual arrangement with us. Our recruitment supplier arrangements are restricted to specific hiring needs and do not include this or other web-site job postings. Any resume or other information received from a supplier not approved by CPP Investments to provide resumes to this posting or web-site will be considered unsolicited and will not be considered. CPP Investments will not pay any referral, placement or other fee for the supply of such unsolicited resumes or information.

Mandatory Vaccine Policy

All employees in the Toronto, Sydney and Hong Kong offices will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Accommodations to this policy will be made for medical or other protected grounds. Please contact us to discuss any accommodation needs.