Mercury Capital Advisors is a leading global private fund raising and investment advisory firm. Most of the seasoned professionals of Mercury Capital Advisors are former members of the Merrill Lynch Private Equity Funds Group, in which capacity they received industry-wide accolades as "Best Placement Agent in North America", "Best Placement Agent in Europe", and "Best Placement Agent in Asia". Established in 2009 and continuing efforts that began at Merrill Lynch in 1981, Mercury Capital Advisors assists private equity, real estate, infrastructure, credit, venture capital, hedge funds, secondaries, and special situations investments. The firm also assists general partner and limited partner clients in other related activities such as fund raising advisory, co-investment and other direct deal placement, agency of secondary sales of limited partnership interests, placement of PIPES, and other areas in which the firm has significant expertise.
With offices in New York, London, Boston, San Francisco, Chicago, Singapore, Tokyo, and New Delhi, the firm maintains strong relationships with a broad range of the world's pre-eminent institutional investors, including sovereign wealth funds, corporate and public pension plans, insurance companies, endowments, family offices, foundations, funds of funds, and consultants.
Mercury Capital Advisors was founded upon core principles of Integrity, Client Focus, Teamwork, Commitment to Excellence and Results. We focus on the success of each individual engagement, working closely with both investment managers and prospective limited partners.
The firm has nearly 600 years of collective distribution and origination experience, and includes senior level professionals from investment banking, mergers and acquisitions, high yield, and consulting.
Mercury Capital Advisors Group is a fully owned subsidiary of Investcorp. Founded over four decades ago, Investcorp is a leading global manager of alternative investments with six lines of businesses, including: private equity, real estate, absolute return investments, infrastructure, credit management, and strategic capital.
For more details, please see www.mercurycapitaladvisors.com and www.investcorp.com
Mercury Offers Our Project Management – Senior Associate role provides excellent exposure to origination and execution of funds, direct and co-investment transactions. Senior Associates are exposed to all elements of the capital raising process and work with small teams across several concurrent capital raising transactions, with involvement at every stage, from diligence of potential opportunities through execution of the capital raises.
Supporting deal origination, business development and marketing activities of the team.
Performing due diligence on and evaluating prospective capital raising opportunities.
Articulating transaction opportunities and preparing compelling marketing and fundraising materials.
Communicating with senior distribution team members worldwide to organize and track the fundraising process.
Interacting daily with senior executives of client organizations and senior members of Mercury's Origination, Distribution and Project Management teams worldwide.
Providing support to the fund manager or investment sponsor and investors throughout prospective investor due diligence including improving the systems, processes, models and presentations of the team.
Modeling and analyzing specific opportunities.
You Offer Prospective candidates should have a minimum of 4-5 years of post-college financial services experience, ideally including investment banking, placement agent, corporate finance, financial sponsors, real estate, secondaries, or private equity experience.
You are a highly motivated and bright individual who enjoys working in a dynamic environment, where attention to detail and a deep understanding of the big picture are equally critical.
You are a well-rounded thinker, with both quantitative and qualitative skillsets (including extensive experience with Microsoft Excel, Financial Modeling, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Word).
You are an articulate communicator who also recognizes the importance of listening.
You are a dynamic individual who engenders dedication, assumes responsibility and mobilizes others.
You are a critical thinker with excellent problem-solving skills, who has the ability to process and digest information rapidly and nimbly.
You are an enthusiastic self-starter who achieves significant results.
You are a considerate and adaptable team member who can build positive relationships.
You are a principled professional committed to the highest standards of ethical behavior.
Please be advised that under current company policy, Mercury Capital Advisors does not sponsor a visa petition or other work authorization, nor will the company provide relocation assistance for this position.