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Vice President

Peterson Partners L.P

Peterson Partners L.P

Accounting & Finance · Full-time
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Posted on Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Our Company For over 15 years, and across 200 companies, Peterson Partners has partnered with exceptional entrepreneurs. We back leadership teams who have the grit and passion to build enduring enterprises that make a difference. Peterson Partners is based in Salt Lake City, UT, and has $1.5 billion AUM.

Our Fund - PSP Peterson Search Partners (PSP) invests in search funds and micro-cap private equity deals. Our founder, Joel Peterson, has been investing in this asset class since the mid-90s, providing capital for his graduating students from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. In 2003, Peterson Partners began formally making similar investments from its lower-middle market fund. In 2018, Peterson Partners brought on outside capital for this strategy for the first time, raising Peterson Search Partners I, a $50M fund dedicated to the same asset class. In 2022, Peterson raised Peterson Search Partners II, a $100M fund with the same strategy.

Your Role As Vice President, you’ll be a key contributor to the success of Peterson’s core driver – the entrepreneurs we back. You will spend most of your time recruiting, developing, and coaching active search fund entrepreneurs.

What You’ll Do PSP invests in deals through two channels: search funds and proprietary deals. In addition tofund operating activities (fundraising and working with portfolio companies), you will spend most of your time in the first channel, assisting Search Funds.

A successful VP will be able to: ● Develop recruiting presence on MBA campuses ● Assist our searchers when they launch their campaign to find a company ● Regularly interface with our searchers to discuss sourcing and outreach tactics ● Evaluate deals, recommend diligence paths, develop key business questions during due diligence stage ● Coach entrepreneurs throughout all elements of their searches ● Assist in negotiating legal documents

What We’re Looking For ● High EQ ● Aptitude for coaching / relationship building ● Ability to multitask ● “People person” (2-5 years in client facing role) ● Experience in banking/private equity/general finance preferred (2-5 years) ● Experience in investor relations preferred ● Ownership mindset, self-motivated, and strong attention to detail