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Analyst/Associate, AID


New York

Job description

Position:  Analyst/Associate

Reports to: Senior Managing Director – Alternative Investments Division

Position Summary: 

Wafra Inc, a New York City based leading global investment firm with approximately $24 billion in assets under management, is seeking an Analyst / Associate in its Alternative Investments Division (“AID”) for immediate hire.

AID manages approximately $11 billion and invests across the capital structure in four core business lines:

  • Principal investing in financial services firms
  • Global opportunistic and distressed investments
  • Alternative real estate, infrastructure, and other real asset private equity and financing
  • Liquid alternatives investing

The Analyst / Associate will be a generalist and will play a significant role in underwriting, due diligence, negotiating, executing, monitoring and exiting investments that span multiple asset classes, geographies, and industries. The Analyst / Associate will work directly with senior members of the team. This is a career-track opportunity with no MBA required for advancement and strong career trajectory.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate the merits and risks of investment opportunities.
  • Perform market, industry and opportunity-specific underwriting.
  • Prepare detailed financial models and analysis to support investment structuring and decision making.
  • Author investment memoranda and present opportunities to the investment committee.
  • Conduct proactive industry research.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • 1-3 years of work experience at top-tier private equity, venture capital, investment banking and/or management consulting firms
  • Superior academic achievement at a top-tier undergraduate university
  • Outstanding communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills
  • Desire to gain exposure across multiple asset classes and industries within alternative asset management

To apply, please send your resume to with the subject, “Analyst/Associate”.

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