Investment Vice President

PGIM, the global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial Inc., is a multi-manager organization that delivers industry-leading strategies and solutions to clients around the world. PGIM Private Capital is the private capital investment arm of PGIM and one of the largest private debt investors in the world with over $90 billion in AUM across more than 1,000 companies globally (as of December 31, 2019). PGIM Private Capital typically invests over $13 billion annually in privately placed senior and mezzanine financings with middle-market companies.

With 14 regional offices worldwide, PGIM Private Capital is known for its unique regional sourcing network, known as Prudential Private Capital ("PPC"), and its relationship-based investment approach, which has delivered strong and consistent results over the past 75+ years. Prudential Private Capital provides strategic financing across the private capital risk spectrum (senior debt, mezzanine, and minority equity) in a diverse set of bespoke and proprietary transactions generated by its global office network located in North America -- Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Minneapolis, New York, Newark and San Francisco; the UK/Europe – London, Paris, Milan and Frankfurt; and Australia – Sydney. (The Mexico City office operates through PGIM Real Estate Mexico S.C. and the Sydney office operates through PGIM (Australia) Pty Ltd.)

Prudential Private Capital’s Chicago Corporate Finance Office is seeking an experienced Investment Professional to lead a team responsible for originating and managing senior debt and mezzanine investments in a subsection of the Midwestern territory of the United States. This position will report to the Managing Director of PPC’s Chicago Corporate Finance office.

The Primary Responsibilities include, but are not be limited to:
  • Managing a team of investment professionals that will be responsible for originating and managing private placements in the Midwestern region of the US
  • Originating new private placements of senior and mezzanine financings, typically ranging in size from $10 to $300 million
  • Developing relationships with clients, prospects and intermediaries within the geographic territory
  • Working with lawyers to successfully negotiate covenants and other provisions within loan documents
  • Responsible for the management and development of investment professionals reporting into the Chicago Office
  • Working closely with the Managing Director to successfully accomplish the objectives of the Chicago office and Prudential Private Capital overall

The Primary Qualifications include, but not limited to:
  • 10+ years of experience in the corporate finance industry
  • An MBA and the CFA designation is preferred
  • Strong analytic and investment skills and a proven track record in making and managing solid debt investments over time
  • Critical reasoning, natural curiosity and good common sense
  • Highly motivated and creative problem solver
  • Excellent client relationship skills
  • Strong leadership abilities and effective management skills, with a desire to manage, mentor and develop team members
  • Keen organizational skills and an ability to manage many activities at once
  • Ability to distill and then to clearly and concisely communicate complex issues to a variety of decision makers and audiences
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills; having an ability to communicate results and influence decisions and direction at the senior management level
  • Ability to convey a sense of urgency and to work productively with both office investment teams, as well as external clients
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, results oriented environment
  • Ability to travel is essential


Prudential Financial, Inc. of the United States is not affiliated with Prudential plc. which is headquartered in the United Kingdom.

Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

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