General Atlantic

Overview

Overall Ranking (87%)

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Company Details

General Atlantic is a private equity investment firm. The firm invests through growth capital injections, control buyouts, industry consolidations, build-ups, recapitalizations, and PIPEs. In addition to funding, the firm provides strategic support to portfolio companies.

Founded in 1980, GA manages approximately $17 billion in capital and has more than 75 investment professionals based in Greenwich, New York City, Palo Alto, London, Düsseldorf, Hong Kong, Beijing, Mumbai, Singapore and São Paulo.

According to Private Equity International, a proprietary ranking of the largest 300 private equity firms in the world, General Atlantic is the 12th largest private equity firm in the world (2011 PEI 300) with approximately $15.1 billion of capital raised over the preceding five-year period.

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Year Position Location Group/Division Experience Difficulty
2018 1st Year Analyst New York, NY, USA N/A Very Positive Average
2016 Intern New York Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) Neutral Average
2014 1st Year Associate Beijing Generalist Neutral Difficult
2013 1st Year Associate New York Generalist Very Positive Difficult
2013 1st Year Analyst San Francisco Information Technology IT Neutral Easy

General Atlantic

Private Equity

Est Annual Revenue:
$100m+
AUM:
$15bn-$25bn