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Business Development Associate

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We are seeking a Business Development Associate to join our Koch Equity Development (“KED”) team in Wichita, KS. KED is the investment and acquisition arm of Koch Industries, a large, privately-owned business with significant capital strength and liquidity. Since 2012, KED has deployed approximately $30 billion into structured capital investments and acquisitions. KED’s investment mandate includes include finite-term, levered buyouts, all pursued on an industry-agnostic basis. As an Associate, you will be responsible for assisting in the underwriting, due diligence, and transaction execution for investments across the capital structure.

What You Will Do In Your Role

A successful candidate will have the following characteristics:

  • Strong analytical and financial modelling skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Collaborative and a team player
  • Self-starter, highly focused, and ability to work independently
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, creative, and ability to think outside the box
  • Hunger to learn with a strong sense of intellectual curiosity and passion for investing
  • Integrity and a strong sense of ethics

    The Experience You Will Bring


    • Assisting in the origination, underwriting, due diligence, and transaction execution for investments across the capital structure
    • Leading analysts in financial modelling and investment memo preparation that assess valuation, return profile, competitive advantage, risks, etc.
    • Performing industry research and competitive analysis related to existing and potential investments
    • Working with KED portfolio companies to enhance profitability alongside KED’s commercial excellence capability
    • Leading discussions with senior members of the KED team
    • Providing guidance and mentorship for members of the analyst team
    • Assuming responsibility for 100% compliance with the laws, regulations, company policy, and industry standards applicable to this role

    What Will Put You Ahead

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Strong analytical and financial modelling skills
    • A minimum of 3 years experience in investment banking, private equity, or corporate M&A
    • This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship

    Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.
    Equal Opportunity Employer.
    Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

    This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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