Prospect Capital – Investment Professional Position

Eligible Program(s): 2Y MBA

Prospect Capital Management seeks an exceptional post-MBA Investment Professional to join our team. We offer the opportunity to join an entrepreneurial and fast-paced investment firm that has completed over 345 investments totaling $12.3 billion over the last 10 years, spanning private credit, private equity, real estate, and structured finance. Our Investment Professional position requires strong academic credentials, prior experience in highly analytical and demanding roles (previous investment banking, private equity, management consulting, science, engineering, or comparable backgrounds preferred), and a willingness to succeed in a challenging and competitive environment.


  • Founded in 1988 and headquartered in New York City, Prospect Capital Management is an alternative asset manager with $7 billion of capital under management
  • Prospect pursues a diversified, yield-oriented investment strategy leveraging our expertise in direct lending, sponsor finance, online lending, consumer credit, and structured credit. We also pursue control-oriented private equity investments in middle-market businesses and real estate
  • We have a long-term, value-oriented approach that employs fundamental bottoms-up research to identify investments that offer an attractive risk/reward proposition
  • Firm culture is a meritocracy that values entrepreneurship, intellectual rigor, perseverance, and continuous improvement


  • Participate in and grow into leading all aspects of the investment process, including idea generation, origination, evaluation, underwriting, negotiating, closing, and exiting
  • Conduct fundamental analysis of private credit, private equity, structured credit, real estate, and other investment opportunities across a wide range of industries and situations
  • Monitor and manage portfolio investments
  • Work in small deal teams directly with senior management, with an ability to have an outsized impact on the success of each investment and the firm overall


  • Demonstrated track record of excellence in academic, professional, and personal endeavors
  • 3+ years of experience in private equity, investment banking, credit, management consulting, science, engineering, or other highly analytical and demanding roles
  • Ownership mentality and strong organizational skills, as incoming investment professionals are responsible for managing and coordinating nearly all aspects of the investment process
  • Strong verbal and written skills – incoming investment professionals are expected to interact every day with financial sponsors, company management teams, and senior management

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