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Private Equity Analyst Program – Primary Team (Venture Capital)

LGT Capital Partners is a leading alternative investment specialist with USD 80 billion in assets under management and more than 600 institutional clients in over 40 countries. An international team of over 600 professionals is responsible for managing a wide range of investment programs focusing on private markets, liquid alternatives and multi-asset class solutions. Headquartered in Pfaeffikon (SZ), Switzerland, the firm has offices in New York, Dublin, Frankfurt, London, Paris, Vaduz, Dubai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Sydney.

Job Information

The Private Equity Analyst Program is a 2-year full-time employment opportunity with the possibility for outstanding candidates to continue their career at LGT Capital Partners thereafter. The position is located in Switzerland (near Zurich).

The anticipated start date is 1 July 2022 and the Program starts with a training module and includes continuous on-the-job training.

The Venture Capital team assesses and invests in venture capital funds and co-invests directly into startups while leveraging proprietary data. The Analyst joining the Venture Capital team will develop the following skills:

  • in depth qualitative and quantitative analysis of the European venture capital market;
  • research, screening and assessment of European venture capital managers and startups;
  • understanding of private equity fund accounting and financial statements;
  • valuation and analysis of venture capital funds;
  • in-depth analysis of venture-backed companies;
  • planning and management of task automation and internal data capabilities leveraging.

The position also includes other responsibilities associated with the investment process:

  • screening of new investment opportunities;
  • active participation in and preparation of weekly team meetings;
  • management and update of key databases and systems that are critical for identifying potential opportunities;
  • monitoring of existing investments;
  • preparation of materials used in internal meetings and external client presentations;
  • research on trends/competitors in the global private equity market;
  • ad-hoc market analysis.


  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree from a reputable academic institution;
  • Interest with technological innovation as well as motivation to acquire deeper knowledge of the venture capital market and the start-up ecosystem;
  • Data analysis skills using tools such as Excel, Python and SQL;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, including personal or professional experience in an English-speaking environment; familiarity with another language is a plus;
  • First experiences in project management and the ability to multi-task;
  • A self-starter personality.

Please upload your complete application documents: CV, motivation letter, diplomas, transcripts of your grades and your reference letters (if applicable).

Kindly note that visa sponsorship is not provided for this role.

Contact Information

If you are interested in becoming an integral part of a successful alternative investment management team in an international, multicultural working environment we will be pleased to get to know you soon.
For further information please contact us.

Cassandra Fritschi
LGT Capital Partners AG, Pfaeffikon
Human Resources


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Cassandra Fritschi

Cassandra Fritschi

Junior HR Manager
LGT Capital Partners Ltd.
+41 55 415 96 16