Cambridge Associates is a leading global investment firm. We work with non-profit institutions, pension plans, and private clients to build investment portfolios that help them meet their philanthropic goals, pensioners' obligations, or personal endeavors. Our goal is to meet clients wherever they are in the investment process. We offer a variety of services to complement those needs, from acting as an outsourced investment office to providing access to our world-class digital research platform. Committed to independence since our founding more than 40 years ago, we are motivated only by what is best for our clients.
Our clients trust the experience, leadership, and integrity of our investment professionals. We have a global team of outstanding investment advisors and an extensive research platform to support them. With more than 1,200 employees in nine locations around the globe, we are constantly looking to discover new ideas for our clients' portfolios. This extensive network helps us to identify and access the best global investment opportunities all over the world.
The Legal Due Diligence Associate will be primarily responsible for reviewing documents and contributing to the firm's investment manager operational due diligence process.
Work within a team conducting legal and operational due diligence on hedge fund, private equity and venture capital managers.
Review investment fund organizational documents, including private placement memoranda, limited partnership agreements and articles of association.
Prepare written summaries of fund terms and risks, identify key provisions of fund organizational documents, and outline related business and operational highlights and considerations.
Coordinate with the investment due diligence research teams on investment manager business risk and operational due diligence reviews. Contribute to the due diligence reports and assist in the negotiation of terms.
If appropriate, participate in manager meetings. Contribute to initial manager assessment process.
Legal and investment industry experience required. JD preferred.
1-3 years of relevant work experience within the securities environment (hedge funds, mutual funds, private equity or venture capital) OR within a law firm as a paralegal OR
1-2 years of experience with an advanced degree
Knowledge of investment vehicle structures and investment strategies; Familiarity with the mechanics around private fund operations.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Solution oriented with strong analytical skills and the appropriate level of skepticism and curiosity.
Highly-organized and detail-oriented with the ability to prioritize multiple requests for information, while ensuring integrity, accuracy, completeness, and timeliness of data.
Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to work well with and instill confidence in clients and colleagues at various levels of seniority.
Comfort working in a flat organizational environment.
Ability to work both independently and in a team under time pressure.
A positive, collegial attitude and a high level of professionalism
Candidates MUST be eligible to work in the US without sponsorship.