Royal Ascot Partners focuses on providing its professionals with opportunities for long-term growth in a dynamic, challenging merchant banking environment. We offer a strong combination of transaction expertise, strategic thinking and entrepreneurial experience that encourages our professionals to take initiative at each level of personal and professional development. In turn, we are able to achieve our primary objective: to structure and implement creative solutions that achieve superior results for our Family clients.

Moreover, Royal Ascot Partner’s middle-market focus across a broad range of industries and products offers a unique opportunity for Analysts, Associates and Principals seeking to build a solid foundation in private equity and investment banking. For recent graduates, the ability to work directly with senior-level bankers and private equity specialists on middle-market transactions affords several key advantages typically unavailable at the “bulge-bracket” level, specifically:

  • Broad, hands-on exposure to all of the firm’s core businesses
  • Immediate, in-depth exposure to all of the firm’s internal and external stakeholders
  • Greater opportunities for accelerated professional growth

To fill these challenging roles, we seek qualified, high-caliber candidates with demonstrable track records of academic and professional excellence. If you would like to learn more about career opportunities at Royal Ascot Partners, please e-mail us your resume and we will contact you directly.

Our company caters specifically to the middle market. We provide the expertise, resources, and track record one might expect from a leading Wall Street investment bank to a highly under-served marketplace.

Available Positions


We are a small, aggressive, and dynamic private equity group and merchant bank catering to the HNW family community. We currently have an opening for a Principal in our Dallas office. We seek an exceptional M&A professional with significant experience, vision and leadership.

The main attributes to qualify for this position are:

  • Solid understanding of middle market investment banking and private equity transactions
  • M&A, corporate finance, turn-around / restructuring, operational, and analytical skills
  • A track-record of sourcing, negotiating, and closing both sell-side and buy-side transactions
  • A developed network of M&A professionals for deal sourcing and business development
  • The ability to package, present and illustrate complex ideas to different stakeholders, including wealthy families, lenders, and business owners
  • Excellent business writing (offering document and business plan writing experience is preferred) and presentation skills
  • Desire to be part of a high energy, highly-focused team environment
  • An ability to multi-task, problem solve, research, grasp, assimilate, communicate and negotiate complex issues
Your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading a deal team in sourcing, marketing, conducting diligence, negotiating, financing and closing middle market transactions (both buy-side and sell-side)
  • Acting as a trusted advisor to HNW families nationwide
  • Supporting operating partners in adding value to portfolio companies through analytics, strategic planning initiatives, bolt-on acquisition sourcing, etc
  • Overseeing the development of market research and financial models
  • Developing offering memoranda, business plans, presentations and other marketing materials
  • Serving on industry panels, engaging in public speaking, and authoring / publishing industry white papers for the investment and business communities
  • Performing sell-side business development and buy-side deal origination
Required credentials:

  • A minimum of five (5) years of M&A, restructuring, mezzanine, venture capital, or other relevant work experience
  • MBA degree
  • CFA and/or CPA certification is a plus

If you enjoy an intimate, intense, and dynamic environment with the potential for unlimited upside in career growth and compensation, please e-mail your resume and a cover letter explaining why we should consider you to