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Private Markets Investment Management, Associate Private Equity

LGT Capital Partners is a leading alternative investment specialist with USD 75 billion in assets under management and more than 550 institutional clients in 44 countries. An international team of over 600 professionals is responsible for managing a wide range of investment programs focusing on private markets, liquid alternatives and multi-asset class solutions. Headquartered in Pfaeffikon (SZ), Switzerland, the firm has offices in New York, Dublin, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Vaduz, Dubai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Sydney.

Job Information

Our Private Markets Investment Management division is looking for a dynamic and entrepreneurial thinking Associate to join our Private Equity Fund Investment Team (Primaries) based either in London or Zurich area (Pfäffikon SZ).

This role includes the following activities:

  • Take ownership in the Primary investment process, incl. sourcing, screening, due diligence, and monitoring of Private Equity fund investments, incl. presentation of findings to LGT CP’s Investment Committee;
  • Coverage of investment universe, including regular interaction with counterparties such as Private Equity managers and intermediaries, attendance of Annual General Meetings, in-depth assessment of underlying portfolio companies;
  • Support the team in originating and evaluating secondary and co-investment opportunities;
  • Contribute to overall development of the multi-manager Private Equity practice.


  • University degree, preferably in finance or business from a top-tier university and an excellent academic track record;
  • 2 - 4 years of relevant work experience, ideally from a similar position in Alternative Asset Management / Private Equity Fund of Funds;
  • Excellent analytical and financial skills;
  • Strong excel / financial modeling skills;
  • Proficient written and verbal English language skills, any other language is an advantage;
  • Self-starter personality with ability to work well in a multi-cultural team and under time pressure;
  • Exceptional written, interpersonal, and communication skills incl. ability to interact confidently and professionally with senior industry professionals.

Contact Information

If you are interested in becoming an integral part of a successful alternative investment management team in an international, multicultural working environment we will be pleased to get to know you soon.
For further information please contact us.

Franziska Rohner
LGT Capital Partners AG, Pfaeffikon
Human Resources


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Franziska Rohner

Franziska Rohner

HR Business Partner
LGT Capital Partners Ltd.
+41 55 415 96 20