Vice President, Growth Equity Fund

Principal Investments (“Principal”) seeks a driven private equity, M&A or growth equity professional to work directly with the President of Principal to build out its investment execution team and co-manage our growth equity fund. The investment execution team will assist in fundraising, shepherd investments from origination to closing, and will support oversight of the financial performance of closed investments.


  • Assisting in fundraising efforts and investor-focused communications.
  • Evaluating new investment opportunities for alignment with our investment thesis, quality of management, and growth potential.
  • Leading the execution of Principal’s investments, including seed funding, growth equity, buyouts, joint-ventures, and co-investments.
  • Overseeing the building and maintenance of complex financial/valuation models, including (as appropriate) discounted cash flows, accretion/dilution, comparable sales, and transaction analyses.
  • Developing relationships with co-investor and syndicate members through deal execution and pitches.
  • Analyzing and recommending strategic sectors and specific deal opportunities, including with respect to how such investments relate to Principal’s objectives and thesis.
  • Preparing pitch books and offering memoranda.
  • Managing and appropriately prioritizing competing business needs.
  • Taking the lead on recruiting and development of junior team members in the investment execution team.


  • Strong alignment with Principal’s mission and values.
  • 3-5 years of experience as an M&A, private equity or growth equity-focused associate and/or vice president within a top-tier investment bank, private equity fund, or venture capital fund.
  • Demonstrated quantitative/analytical skills and understanding of accounting and valuation.
  • Ability to communicate with and influence decision making of senior business leaders and investment principals.
  • Entrepreneurial drive.
  • Willingness to operate in a lean, start-up environment and grow with the organization.
  • Superior process management and organizational skills.
  • Fundraising and investor communication experience is a significant advantage.

This role will be a fulltime role. Compensation will be in line with industry standard practice for start-ups with significant upside as Principal grows. Candidates must be willing to relocate to Dallas, Texas.

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