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Analyst Middle Market Private Capital

Date Posted: Dec 31, 2018

Location: Whippany, NJ, US, 07981

Company: MetLife



Job Location: United States : New Jersey : Whippany  


Our Investments Analyst program is tailored to meet the business needs of each department and to develop the skills and investment acumen of each incoming class.  Lean investment teams offer analysts the opportunity to make a meaningful impact while being trained by seasoned investment professionals.  Analysts benefit from on-the-job training, online development tools and a culture that encourages continuing education.  Upon completion of the three-year program, high performing analysts who have demonstrated leadership potential and fit within our company’s culture may have the opportunity for longer-term employment.


Role Value Proposition: 

MetLife’s Middle Market Private Capital unit manages a direct investment portfolio of private debt investments including mezzanine notes, second lien loans, senior loans, and equity co-investments which support private equity leveraged buyouts, refinancing, recapitalizations, and acquisition finance opportunities.  The unit targets investment opportunities across a broad range of industries including healthcare, industrials, consumer products, software, and business services.  The unit also selectively invests in private debt funds. 


Key Responsibilities:

The Analyst plays an integral role in the origination, due diligence, execution and portfolio monitoring of private debt investments, equity co-investments and credit fund investments.

  • Conduct business, financial, and industry research to evaluate potential direct and fund investment opportunities
  • Develop detailed financial models and sensitivity analyses to assess performance scenarios and capital structure alternatives
  • Work with team to prepare written investment committee memorandums and presentations
  • Monitor current portfolio investments and provide quarterly / annual updates
  • Generate periodic reports to track portfolio returns, cash flows and IRRs
  • Benchmark fund manager performance and returns
  • Perform trade reviews, processing and confirmations


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Strong analytical skills and knowledge of accounting and financial statements
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a small team
  • A self-starter with a strong work ethic and resourcefulness



  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or a related field





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At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.” 



MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

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Requisition #: 106201 

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey