Valuation Manager – Portfolio Investments (NYC / NJ / Philadelphia / Chicago)

Our client is an independent valuation firm with a 30 year track record-a full service appraisal/financial advisory firm that provides expert opinions on the valuations of business, equity and debt securities, intangible assets, and other property as well as providing sophisticated transaction services in the form of fairness opinions and solvency opinions.

This is a flat organization with great visibility.  Management is very responsive to their employees, and  has created an ideal  platform for upward mobility.  Superior working environment.

The Valuation Manager – Portfolio Investment will administer independent valuation services for BDC’s, Hedge Funds, LP’s and Private Equity Firms, et al, perform necessary valuation, review prospective offering documents, assess current market and financial conditions, advise and prepare reports/documents with direct client contact. The ideal candidate should have concentrated valuation experience with expertise in various valuation methods (income and market approaches, option pricing, waterfall, et al), investment research, financial modeling, financial statement analysis, reporting writing and Fair Value Accounting as well as strong experience with fairness/solvency opinions.

Sample Transaction:
– A solvency opinion for $1.9 Billon recapitalization of one of the world`s top financial advisory and asset management firms

§ Providing financial advisory services in connection with mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, recapitalizations, leveraged buyouts and public and private financings as well as for financial and tax reporting purposes;
§ Rendering financial opinions with respect to valuation, fairness and solvency;
§ Performing valuations of businesses, equity and debt securities, loans, derivative instruments, structured products and intangible assets;
§ Performing detailed due diligence including site visitations, management interviews, review of strategic alternatives and legal documentation as well as business, financial, industry, and market research and analysis;
§ Constructing and maintaining sophisticated, scenario driven financial and valuation models including analysis of financing alternatives, cash flow and IRR analysis, LBO/debt repayment analysis, accretion/dilution analysis, sum-of-the-parts valuation, discounted cash flow valuation, comparable public company valuation, comparable merger and acquisition valuation, loan pricing and derivative pricing;
§ Continually monitoring certain economic, industry, capital market and company trends and developments;
§ Preparing and presenting detailed financial analyses and reports to directors, senior managers, lenders and shareholders;
§ Interacting and coordinating with equity sponsors, investment bankers, accountants and attorneys on a daily basis;
§ Managing multiple engagements simultaneously with tight-deadlines in an unstructured and entrepreneurial environment;
§ Developing and maintaining relationships with existing clients through periodic conversations and meetings;
§ Conducting business development and support including prospecting for new clients and leads, preparing and presenting marketing materials as well as scoping, pricing and negotiating assignments.

* At least five years of relevant experience.
* Prior Management experience required
* A broad, in-depth knowledge of Portfolio Investment Valuations
* A thorough understanding of valuation theory and practice.
* CFA required

Location: NYC / NJ / Philadelphia / Chicago, IL

Salary: 140,000 – $180,000 plus Bonus

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Sr. Associate / Manager – Portfolio Valuation / Alternative Investments (NYC)

Our Client, a global Consultancy Firm is seeking Sr. Associates & Managers for their Alternative Investment Services division.



  • Provide support to the team of Managing Directors, Senior Directors, Directors and Managers, primarily with project execution
  • Conduct research, synthesize information and develop reports
  • Use a variety of tools to conduct extensive data analyses and modeling


  • Bachelor’s degree required, in a business-related major (accounting/finance preferred)
  • 2+ years of work experience, or relevant internship experience
  • Experience gained at a prestigious accounting or consulting firm, investment bank or independent valuation firm, or coursework/training in financial valuation preferred
  • Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Self-starter; desire to succeed in an entrepreneurial culture


Location: NYC

Salary: $80K-$110K range Plus Quarterly & Year End Bonus

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Senior Associate – Valuation & Portfolio Analysis (NYC)

Our client is a top asset management firm with offices around the world. Our Client provides a broad range of investment and advisory services.

The valuation and portfolio analysis team manages the quarterly private equity valuation process, prepares portfolio performance analysis, supports business development and marketing initiatives, and is involved in various strategic initiatives including (but not limited to) financial forecasting.  The team is based in Our client’s New York office and is supported by an offshore team.  The assistant vice president will report directly to the valuation and portfolio analysis team leader.


Analyze data and materials related to fund and co-investment portfolios across 300+ legal entities;

Prepare and analyze various investment track records for business development, marketing, client-specific requests, and management;

Prepare and analyze revenue, carried interest, and expense forecasting;

Review quarterly co-investment valuation information;

Analyze fund investment valuations provided by managers and prepare summary information;

Maintain fund and co-investment watch lists summarizing underperforming and challenged investments;

Generate portfolio construction models/analyses and cash flow models;

Perform complex data management and analysis including investment portfolio analytics and investment modeling;

Manage multiple projects/requests simultaneously, ensuring that deadlines are met; and

Perform various ad-hoc and special projects as assigned.


5+ years of relevant experience, including an understanding of valuation approaches and methods;

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics;

Master’s degree in Business, Finance or Economics preferred;

Professional certifications preferred: CFA or CPA;

Exceptional MS Excel skills with the ability to build macros;

Demonstrated aptitude in quantitative and qualitative analysis;

Ability to develop financial models including building models from scratch;

Alternative Investment sector experience;

In-depth understanding of investment performance, assets under management, asset allocation and risk exposure strongly preferred;

Experience working with offshore teams preferred;

Strong analytical, communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills;

Excellent project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, often under tight deadlines; and

High energy level with strong work ethic and flexibility to work long hours at times to accommodate special client needs.

Location: New York, NY

Salary: $100,000 – 110,000 Plus Bonus

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