Senior Associate

  • Spring Lane Capital
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Feb 23, 2021
Full time role

Job Description

Spring Lane Capital is a private equity firm based in Boston, Massachusetts, and Montreal, Quebec, focused on providing catalytic project capital – project finance and growth capital in tandem – for smaller-scale "distributed" solutions in the energy, food, water and waste industries. Our structured financial model seeks to tap into some of the fastest-growing segments of these markets that more traditional forms of project capital cannot access due to their scale and the limitations of existing investment models. For more information, please visit


The Role

  • Develop and assess financial models – both project and corporate – to evaluate investment opportunities
  • Work closely with senior members of the deal team to conduct due diligence and support negotiation of transaction structures and help identify and mitigate key risks
  • Assist with creation of internal presentations and investment memos
  • Lead deal sourcing activities, both through responding to inbound opportunities and proactively identifying new ones, and serve as point person managing the firm’s pipeline
  • Review investment portfolio performance and assist the asset manager in analyzing and reporting results, as well as reviewing new project investments under prior commitments
  • Identify and research interesting sub-sectors for potential investment and create presentations summarizing findings
  • Assist with LP reporting requirements
  • Various ad hoc projects to be expected as part of a small team


The Candidate

  • Excellent financial modeling skills
  • Intellectually and operationally independent with proven ability to communicate effectively with senior executives, both internally and externally
  • Strong exposure to project and corporate finance concepts, with emphasis on distributed assets (energy, water, waste-to-value, etc.)
  • Entrepreneurial mindset – can wear many different hats and succeed in ambiguous situations with limited oversight
  • 5-6 years of professional experience in project finance, infrastructure advisory, investment banking or consulting with diverse set of relevant transaction experiences
  • MBA or equivalent experience preferred
  • Passionate about returns-driven sustainability investing
  • Boston-based role, relocation assistance offered
  • Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to


Spring Lane Capital is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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Carbon Removal & Utilization Engineering, Ecosystems & Biodiversity, Energy, Food & Agriculture, Funding, Materials & Manufacturing, Pollution & Waste Reduction, Transportation