Investment Associate, Teachers’ Innovation Platform
City : Toronto, Canada
Category : Investments
Industry : Financial Services
Employer : Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan - OTPP
Investment Associate, Teachers' Innovation Platform (Growth Equity)
Founded in 1990, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP) is one of Canada’s largest institutional investors, with C$221.2 billion in net assets as of Dec. 31, 2020.
Teacher’s Innovation Platform (TIP) is the investment department within OTPP focused on late-stage venture and growth equity investments across the technology sector. With offices across San Francisco, Toronto, London, and Hong Kong, TIP has built a $5.0B global portfolio of investments and seeks to deploy up to $2.0B annually.
Direct investments focus on growth stage opportunities that span a wide array of disruptive technology verticals (i.e. enterprise SaaS, digital health, sustainability, digital assets, fintech). With a portfolio that includes category leaders like SpaceX, Epic Games, and FTX, TIP seeks to partner with founders with bold missions, looking to expand their product offering, scale geographically, and become leaders in their markets.
TIP is also a Limited Partner in some of the world’s top venture funds and has partnered directly with global technology companies to support the next generation of top venture capitalists.
We are hiring an Investment Associate to join our Toronto office. You will be supporting TIP’s North American direct investments team.
As an Investment Associate, you will play a key role in all aspects of the investment process: origination, deal execution, due diligence, and portfolio monitoring.
What you’ll do
Develop investment theses and create memos to be presented to the investment committee
Perform financial modelling and analysis (financial projections, sensitivity analysis, valuations, and returns)
Drive sector research to identify investment targets and perform competitive analysis
Evaluate and monitor the ongoing performance of portfolio company investments
Develop and maintain relationships with startups, entrepreneurs, investment professionals, and service providers to facilitate deal sourcing
Support ongoing strategic initiatives and reporting requirements
What you’ll need
Minimum 2 years of investment or deal experience (investment banking, private equity, VC, hedge fund, management consulting)
Mastery in financial modelling, valuation, and quantitative analysis
Strong work ethic, team mindset, communication & presentation skills
Ability to operate independently with limited supervision
High proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
Relevant experience and keen interest in start-ups and disruptive technologies
What we're offering
Pay for performance environment that offers competitive salary and incentive
Numerous opportunities for professional growth and development
Comprehensive employer paid benefits coverage
Retirement income through a defined benefit pension plan
A flexible/hybrid work environment combining in office collaboration and remote working
Competitive time off
Discount programs including Edvantage and Perkopolis
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