Private Equity Analyst

Arrowroot Capital seeks a Private Equity Analyst for our Santa Monica Office. This is a 2-year program with the potential opportunity to continue as an Associate thereafter. Arrowroot Analysts identify, contact and build relationships with founders of successful private software companies that are identified as target companies based on the company’s financial metrics and market research. This person will play a significant role in supporting Associates in evaluating and executing investment transactions and portfolio management. 

Transaction Sourcing, Evaluation and Execution: 

  • Sourcing, assessment and tracking of new investment opportunities
  • Market research and investment thesis development
  • Investment due diligence (financial, competitive, strategic, etc.)

Portfolio Company Support: 

  • Financial modeling, updating portfolio reports, budgeting and general analytical support
  • Support in operating plan development, strategic initiatives and corporate development

Necessary skill set: 

  • Undergraduate degree from top university with high GPA
  • Strong interest in enterprise software investing
  • 0-2 years prior experience, ideally in investment banking or similar
  • Top performer within peer group in the following areas: qualitative and quantitative analytical skills, finance, business judgment, and attention to detail
  • Self-motivated with high degree of intellectual curiosity, proactive mentality and desire to work in an unstructured, entrepreneurial environment
  • High level of integrity with strong references
  • Very strong written and oral communication skills
  • Superior Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills required
  • Applicants must either live in the Los Angeles area or have strong ties to the area

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