🚀 Internship

Secondaries and Primaries Intern - July 2023



2mo ago

🚀 Off-cycle


Rolling basis


The intern will join Ardian’s Secondaries & Primaries investment team in London, which is the leading global player in primary and secondary market private equity investing, managing in excess of $56bn. The intern will work on a broad range of investment opportunities. They will be involved with conducting analysis on potential investments, preparing investment recommendations, assisting in the monitoring of existing investments, as well as having involvement in several other aspects of the business.

The intern will be part of a team of over 80 investment professionals, of which 29 are in London. They will have significant responsibilities from day one.

This represents a rare opportunity to join a leading private equity firm without requiring the usual 3+ years of M&A or consulting experience.

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Area of Responsibilities

Banking & Finance


Monitoring of existing portfolio and pricing for new transactionsSupporting the investment team with various transversal tasksCommunication Scope:The candidate will be required to liaise directly with various internal team members and should be confident in requesting / providing information to all levels of managementThe role will require frequent interaction with other teams in the UK, and from other Ardian offices / geographies
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Strong commercial understanding of Private EquityStrong proficiency in excel, word and powerpointThe candidate should possess a broad set of quantitative, qualitative and interpersonal skills, and be a strong team playerIntellectual rigour and discipline; ability to organise and perform work efficientlyDegree either completed or due to complete from a leading business school or UK university. Minimum 2:1 or equivalentA previous internship in one of the following areas would be beneficial:Private Equity fundM&A or structured/leveraged finance team of a leading European or American bankTransaction Services team of a leading audit firmLeading strategy consulting firmFluent written and spoken English
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