VP Impact Investing, Private Equity at TZP Group in New York City, NY

TZP Group

New York City, NY
October 20, 2020
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VP Impact Investing, Private Equity

TZP Group is seeking a Vice President to join the Impact investment team. The VP will be involved in all aspects of private equity investing including thesis generation, deal sourcing, evaluating new investments, underwriting and structuring investments, managing the due diligence process and ongoing monitoring of portfolio companies and exit of portfolio investments. Deal teams at the firm typically consist of three investment professionals (Partner, Vice President and an Associate), requiring Vice Presidents to be extremely proactive in a fast-paced environment. The VP _must _be comfortable and experienced with outbound cold call sourcing; analytical market research, thought leadership authorship, and modelling; and lower-mid market PE deal execution. Impact is the latest strategy for TZP Group and this will be an opportunity to build a new fund within an established firm. The funds primary focus is education, employment and financial inclusion, though we will consider health and wellness, and sustainable investments opportunistically as well. Impact is a new field and the professional will need to be entrepreneurial to build relationships with companies, executives, intermediaries and service providers in order to find the most transformative and exciting investments. The VP should have demonstrable experience or interest with impact, ESG, education, employment and financial inclusion.


Sourcing actionable investment opportunities for the firm, including cold calling, attending trade shows and speaking at industry events. Developing investment theses including market size, trends and industry dynamics across a broad variety of industries. Authorship of thought leadership pieces and white papers. Oversee qualitative and quantitative analysis and modelling and investment memos preparation. Lead deal execution including diligence, accounting, legal and industry service providers, debt financing, contract review. Work closely with portfolio company CEOs and CFOs to ensure that financial data, board packages, operating metrics, and any other related information is prepared timely and accurately Mentor, train and oversee work product and responsibilities for Senior Associates, Associates and Analysts Implement impact/ESG framework and measurement system; manage the Impact/ESG playbook; work with third-party impact service providers and advisors; and support cross firm and portfolio ESG initiatives.


Six to eight years of experience (including prior private equity investing, plus investment banking, consulting) Advanced financial modeling skills, including MS Excel proficiency, capital structure analysis, debt service, etc. Understanding of leverage and complex capital structures. Analytical thinking and problem-solving skills with strong attention to detail. Demonstrated passion for Impact and ESG. Appetite to become a subject matter expert in broad and diverse industries, including and especially education, employment and financial inclusion. Familiarity with Impact and ESG standards and frameworks. Self-starter, competitive and comfort with outbound cold call sourcing Demonstrated interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Ability to comfortably interact with senior management (internal & external) Demonstrates high levels of integrity, work ethic, tenacity, and character in line with TZP values.
MBA preferred About TZP Founded in 2007, we are a private equity firm focused on investments in lower-middle market business services and consumer companies in the United States. We have raised over $
1. 6 billion since inception across our firm.
TZP has three pillars of differentiation: acting as a Partner of Choice for entrepreneurial owners and management teams; managing the firm as a Company, Not a Deal Shop which makes us better owners and more effective operational advisors; and establishing the TZP Platform with proprietary, scaled capabilities and diverse strategies.
TZP Impact is one of the first lower-mid market impact private equity strategies in the US. Our mission is to invest in leading market-based solutions that address global problems at scale. We invest across growth, small cap and mid market funds and focus on education, employment and financial inclusion businesses.

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Job Expires: November 19, 2020

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