Baird Capital has raised and managed more than $3 billion in capital and invested in more than 300 companies since 1989. Baird Capital’s U.S. Venture Capital team invests in early and growth stage, technology and healthcare companies. Our team of investment professionals seeks to build high growth companies in our target industries by partnering with experienced entrepreneurs and offering value-added assistance through our collective industry insight, network of executive relationships, capital markets expertise and portfolio operations team. The team has a strong, cohesive culture that uses a collaborative approach towards investing and adding value to portfolio companies.
The Venture Capital Associate role is designed for a self-motivated and ambitious individual who is passionate about a role in our healthcare team, focused on investments in medical devices, healthcare IT and life sciences tools and diagnostics. The Associate will be involved in all aspects of venture capital investing, including financial modeling, transaction sourcing, due diligence and valuation, structuring, documentation and portfolio company management. A successful candidate will not only fulfill the fundamental corporate finance requirements of the job, but also add value in terms of strategic thinking and thought leadership to support the generation of new investment ideas. This position will be based in our Chicago office and is typically a two year assignment.
As a Venture Capital Associate, you will:
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Baird is an employee owned, international wealth management, capital markets, private equity and asset management firm with more than 160 offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. Established in 1919, Baird has over $285 billion in client assets and more than 4,500 associates serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and municipal clients.
Baird has built an environment of trust, respect and teamwork, where associates are our greatest asset. As stated in our Associate Promise, we are passionate about how we achieve great outcomes together for our clients, communities and each other. Committed to being a great place to work, Baird ranked No. 16 on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For®, our sixteenth consecutive year on the list. To learn more about Baird’s culture, click here.