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Associate, BMO Capital Partners

Posted 4 days ago

Job Description

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525 8th Ave SW East Tower

About BMO Capital Partners

Established in 1998, BMO Capital Partners is a Canadian-based investor with C$1.5 billion under management. Its evergreen investment program is built upon minority equity co-investments and subordinated debt as well as venture, growth and private equity fund investments. The fund invests across a broad range of industries to support companies in all stages of growth, with acquisitions, buyouts, expansions, restructurings and growth capital. Through its investment teams located in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary, BMO Capital Partners has invested more than C$1 billion over the last five years.

Role Description

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join the Calgary based team of investment professionals. The Associate will play a key role in working with Directors and Managing Directors to source, analyze and execute private equity, fund and junior debt investments. The day-to-day responsibilities of the Associate will include:
  • Assist in evaluating direct equity, fund investments, subordinated debt and special opportunities;
  • Contribute to the planning and completion of due diligence;
  • Own financial modelling, including building and sensitizing LBO models;
  • Draft investment committee memos and materials;
  • Assist in legal documentation negotiation and review;
  • Monitor existing portfolio companies and prepare quarterly valuations;
  • Build relationships with Private Equity, Growth Equity and Venture Capital Firms;
  • Collaborate with colleagues across BMO Financial Group, Canadian Commercial Banking and Capital Markets;
  • Monitor investment trends, develop investment theses and pitch on potential investment ideas;
  • Assist in special projects as required.

The following qualifications are a must:
  • 2-4 years of experience within Investment Banking, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Fund Investing, Leveraged Finance, Restructuring, Transaction Advisory or other relevant areas;
  • Deep understanding of capital structure and working knowledge of principal investing;
  • High level of proficiency in Excel and excellent financial modelling skills;
  • Ability to work independently on a number of concurrent transactions with limited direction;
  • Ability to navigate between industries with a deep understanding of the financing needs of private companies from early to mature stage;
  • Experience working in a multiple member deal team context;
  • Proactive attitude, mature, deep sense of ownership and initiative.
The following qualifications will be considered an asset:
  • CFA, CPA, CA, CBV designation or MBA;
  • Experience in conducting due diligence.
LinkedIn Profile
  • For more information on BMO Capital Partners, including recently completed transactions, portfolio news and industry updates, visit our LinkedIn page in the url below.

Job Category:
Individual Contributor / Collaborateur
We're here to help

At BMO we are driven by a shared Purpose: Boldly Grow the Good in business and life. It calls on us to create lasting, positive change for our customers, our communities and our people. By working together, innovating and pushing boundaries, we transform lives and businesses, and power economic growth around the world.

As a member of the BMO team you are valued, respected and heard, and you have more ways to grow and make an impact. We strive to help you make an impact from day one - for yourself and our customers. We'll support you with the tools and resources you need to reach new milestones, as you help our customers reach theirs. From in-depth training and coaching, to manager support and network-building opportunities, we'll help you gain valuable experience, and broaden your skillset.

BMO is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. By learning from each other's differences, we gain strength through our people and our perspectives. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request accommodation, please contact your recruiter.

About BMO

THERE’S NEVER BEEN A BETTER TIME TO BE PART OF BMO. We’ve set our sights on being the bank that defines great customer experience. Our customers’ needs are changing and so are we. Everyone who works here has a role to play in making a difference for our customers. Every day. It’s an amazing feeling when you know you’re making a customer’s life better, and you can do it at BMO – whether you’re imagining a new product, designing a customer experience, streamlining an application, launching a marketing campaign or just being there in a very human way with the right answer.


Banking & Finance

Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-09

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