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Private Equity Analyst (Investment)

Private Equity Investment Analyst

Firm Description: Rainier Partners ( is a Seattle-based private equity firm that invests in a diverse set of industries including Business Services, Industrial Services, Financial Services, and Consumer Services. We target companies in the Lower Mid-Market primarily in the Western US. The principals of the firm each have over 15 years of experience in private equity. The firm's investing strategy focuses on generating returns primarily from value addition and an operationally active investing approach. 

Timeframe: Open, including immediate start and Fall 2023

Position Description: The Analyst role would include a wide variety of activities, including helping develop investment theses and identifying target sub-verticals, performing diligence, financial modeling, designing internal investment presentations, working with management teams both pre- and post-acquisition. Analysts would be expected to play a key role in pursuing, evaluating, acquiring, improving, and selling businesses, and would have a clear opportunity for upward progression.

Qualifications: Candidates will either be a junior or senior year or have graduated from a top college in the last year. She/he will be resourceful, a self-starter, entrepreneurial, driven, and a team player who is excited to work in a small and growing firm. Ideally, candidates will have an interest in business and finance but will not be expected to come with prior experience in these areas. More importantly, candidates should be detail-oriented and comfortable with numbers, and therefore will likely have taken some quantitative courses (such as economics, engineering, math, statistics, business, or physics, etc.). In addition, she/he will have the charisma, presence, maturity, and communication skills to establish credibility and inspire confidence both internally and externally to the firm. Finally, the successful candidate will have an exceptional work ethic and a background reflecting a high level of achievement. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications is helpful.

Successful candidates will ideally have ties to the PNW and/or exhibit a strong interest in living in Seattle.

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Location: Seattle, WA