Oaktree Capital Management

  • Vice President, Energy Infrastructure Fund

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    2018-1567
    Job Department
    Infrastructure Investing
  • Company Overview

    Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments, with $121 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2018. The firm emphasizes an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt (including high yield debt and senior loans), control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the firm has over 900 employees and offices in 18 cities worldwide.

     

    For additional information please visit our website at www.oaktreecapital.com.

    Responsibilities

    We are seeking a Vice President to join the Energy Infrastructure Fund (EIF). The infrastructure team has managed approximately $7.6 billion on behalf of Oaktree’s managed funds and co-investors, with investments in various forms of infrastructure including but not limited to energy, environmental services, power generation and transportation. This individual will work with the EIF team that exclusively focuses on energy and power, currently ~$3 billion in assets.

     

    As a member of a small investment team, responsibilities will include the following:

    • Involvement with the investment process from inception to completion across the energy and power industry
    • Collecting industry research, monitoring economic trends, developing forecasts and conducting analysis
    • Reviewing complicated financial models, developing investment thesis and supporting analysis
    • Performing business, accounting and legal due diligence
    • Analyzing credit agreements, indentures and certificates of designation
    • Negotiating and structuring term sheets and financing commitments, negotiating management agreements and executing offerings
    • Monitoring and reporting on portfolio companies’ performance
    • Managing relationships with accounting and tax professionals, attorneys, consultants, advisers and bankers;
    • Interacting with company management teams, boards of directors and outside advisors to help drive operational improvements at portfolio companies

     

    Qualifications

     

    • Minimum 5 years investment experience with a top-tier private equity firm and/or investment bank. 1-2 years experience at a private equity firm is preferred
    • Some knowledge or experience in Energy Infrastructure or closely-related industry strongly preferred
    • Demonstrated competency in all aspects of investment opportunity execution including: analysis, due diligence, company valuations, preparing investment memorandums; exposure to negotiations, structuring, funding and closing deals strongly preferred
    • Exceptional skills in analyzing investment opportunities, market information and financial statements.
    • Proven ability to understand complex deal structures

     

    Personal Attributes

     

    • The successful candidate will have outstanding initiative and be a self-starter
    • The candidate must have excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
    • The individual must possess the ability to work efficiently on a small team in a fast-paced environment and handle a large volume of work, frequently with short deadlines
    • He/She will be team-oriented and collaborative and must possess strong integrity and professionalism

     

    Education

    Bachelor’s degree with honors from a top university or college.  MBA preferred but not required.

     

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