The Sterling Group is hiring an associate, commercial diligence and strategy: Sponsored

Mid-market private equity firm The Sterling Group, steward to such companies as Bad Boy Mowers and Frontline Road Safety, seeks to hire an associate to join its commercial diligence and strategy group.

The Firm: Founded in 1982, Houston, Texas-based The Sterling Group invests in mid-market manufacturing, distribution and industrial services businesses. It is known for its hands-on approach to improving operations at its portfolio companies. The firm closed on its fifth investment fund last year, which was oversubscribed at $2 billion.

The Role: Working closely with the deal team, you’ll be responsible for commercial diligence and strategy work on prospective acquisitions. This includes the evaluation of market growth, competitive landscape, and supplier dynamics. You’ll also pitch in on developing themes for adding value to existing portfolio companies, as well as preparing them for exit. In this two-year role you’ll receive a well-rounded apprenticeship.

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MiddleGround Capital, close to announcing another $1 billion raised, seeks a director/VP of investor relations 

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Introducing the Guide to Private Equity Compensation

You know how valuable it can be to benchmark your compensation against your peers!

PrivateEquityCareer.com, the membership service of Private Equity Career News, has just introduced the first edition of its Guide to Private Equity Compensation. It’s based on a survey of 155 private equity professionals conducted this spring, along with data from other published sources.

Available to Gold-level and Talent Pro members, the guide includes the following:

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The Sterling Group seeks a director, operations: Sponsored

It’s a pleasure to present another great job opportunity—the role of director, operations—from Houston, Texas-based mid-market firm The Sterling Group.

The Firm: Founded in 1982, The Sterling Group invests in mid-market manufacturing, distribution and industrial services businesses. It is known for its hands-on approach to improving operations at its portfolio companies. The firm closed on its fifth investment fund last year, which was oversubscribed at $2 billion.

The Role: Working with the deals team, portfolio company executives and third-party consultants, you’ll be responsible for supporting the portfolio companies in the identification and execution of three to four major operations projects at any given time. Your responsibilities will include:

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Avance is hiring an associate in NYC or Miami: Sponsored

Avance Investment Management is a fast-growing, middle-market private equity firm focused on growth buyouts and industry consolidations in attractive segments of the services and consumer industries. The Avance team has over 80 years of collective private equity experience and a long history of partnering with founder-owned businesses, industry executives, and management teams to build dynamic businesses.

The Opportunity

Avance seeks an associate to join the investment team and play a key role in all aspects of the investment process. This includes evaluation, due diligence, financing, deal execution and portfolio management. This is an opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial environment with experienced investors. The firm is looking for passionate and talented individuals to support Avance as it grows in both its locations, Miami and New York.

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