We are seeking a PE professional to join our NYC-based team at a Partner or Principal level. Background could be in Private Equity or corporate M&A. As a team member, job responsibilities include: • Accessing Capital – family offices, institutional investors • Generating Deal Flow • Negotiating and Pricing • Structuring Terms • Arranging Acquisition Financing • Monitoring and Adding Value • Participating in Boards of Directors • Formulating and Successfully Executing Exit Strategies
Requirements: • Senior PE professionals with 20+ years of experience • Experience and Exposure to: Niche Manufacturing, Distribution, Financial Services, Business Process Outsourcing, Financial Services, Food Processing & Distribution, Automotive, Aerospace, Energy & Natural Resources, Value Add Business Services • New York City base preferred but not essential • Strong track record
Personal Characteristics: • Has long term view matching PE’s long term investment activity • Leading and mentoring junior team members • Driven; self-starter; work independently • Mature; can-do attitude; perseverant personality • Listener and able to put cogent arguments in Investment Committee • Self-confident but team player • Detail oriented; organized; style that brings structure to the origination process
As a Private Equity sponsor, WoodLake Group is a control investor of lower middle market companies. Through two predecessor firms, WoodLake Group has been involved in Private Equity since the early 1980s. Our current focus is to acquire companies with a history of consistent cash flow as a platform. Typically we develop a strategic road map before the acquisition and work towards implementing t...he strategy, adding value to the companies’ activities and making accretive acquisitions.
During these past three decades we have acquired a range of assets in nine industry sectors that included energy (refining, manufacturing heat exchange products) building products, telecom cabinets and repeater cases, kitchen cabinets and doors, banking, high-end stone and tiles, shopping center and hotel chain. Our exit strategies delivered double digit returns across the assets. We now have 7 active portfolio companies.