Private Equity

Overview of the Role

Private Equity (PE) looks for returns through equity ownership or investing in companies. Capital is raised from high net worth individuals and institutional investors. PE funds tend to specialize in a specific industry or type of investment class whether traditional assets or alternative investments, including stocks, bonds, hedge funds, managed futures, real estate, commodities and derivative contracts.

What Recruiters Want

  • Jobs in Private Equity and Alternative Investments require an array of skills, including:
  • Investment banking or consulting background
  • Superb technical skills in a focused industry or domain
  • An understanding of financial models and market trends
  • Skill at synthesizing data to reach business conclusions
  • Ability to establish and grow networks and contacts

Sample Hiring Companies

21st Century, Chatham Capital, Georgia Oaks


Students at Goizueta choose from a variety of elective and event opportunities in the area of Private Equity and Alternative Investments, including: