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Ardian USA San Francisco

Secondaries & Primaries
Investissement

Internship - Investment team Fund of Funds

Why Ardian?

Ardian is a world leading private investment house, managing or advising $141bn of assets on behalf of more than 1,300 clients globally. Our broad expertise, spanning Private Equity, Real Assets and Credit, enables us to offer a wide range of investment opportunities and respond flexibly to our clients’ differing needs. Through Ardian Customized Solutions we create bespoke portfolios that allow institutional clients to specify the precise mix of assets they require and to gain access to funds managed by leading third-party sponsors. We also provide a specialist service for private clients through Ardian Private Wealth Solutions. Ardian is majority-owned by its employees and places great emphasis on developing its people and fostering a collaborative culture based on collective intelligence. Our 980+ employees, spread across 15 offices in Europe, the Americas and Asia, are strongly committed to the principles of Responsible Investment and are determined to make finance a force for good in society. Our goal is to deliver excellent investment performance combined with high ethical standards and social responsibility.  

At Ardian we invest all of ourselves in building companies that last.

The role

This internship offers a unique opportunity to help shape the expansion of Ardian’s Fund of Funds investment activities on the West Coast.
Ardian has the world’s largest Fund of Funds platform, with more than $59bn under management or advisement. Since 1999, we have built the world’s leading Secondary Fund of Funds platform: we acquire stakes in high-quality private equity and infrastructure funds from institutional investors, providing a liquidity solution for them before the underlying funds reach maturity. On the primary side, we use our unrivalled network to give our investors access to top-tier fundraisings worldwide.
During this internship, you will focus on primary, early secondary and secondary investments, providing highly advanced support in investment functions including financial modeling, valuation analysis of private equity funds and companies, preparation of investment recommendations for Ardian’s global investment committee, as well as various ad hoc reports and projects as needed.  

Required skills

  • The candidate should possess a broad set of quantitative, qualitative and interpersonal skills, and be a strong team player
  • Intellectual rigor and discipline; ability to organize and perform work efficiently
  • Strong commercial understanding of Private Equity
  • Strong proficiency in Excel, Word and Powerpoint

Profile

  • Degree either completed or due to complete from a leading business school or university.
  •  At least one previous internship in one of the following areas would be beneficial:
    - Private equity fund
    - M&A team of a leading investment bank
    - Transaction Services team of a leading audit firm
    - Leading strategy consulting firm
  • Familiarity working with international teams and across cultures
  • Fluent written and spoken English

Other information

Compensation according to profile
Expectations base compensation : $58,500

Application process

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  • Titre

    Internship - Investment team Fund of Funds
  • Departement

    Secondaries & Primaries - Investissement
  • Lieu

    San Francisco
  • Contrat

    Stage
  • Durée

    6 mois
  • à partir de

  • Titre

    Internship - Investment team Fund of Funds
  • Departement

    Secondaries & Primaries - Investissement
  • Lieu

    San Francisco
  • Contrat

    Stage
  • Durée

    6 mois
  • à partir de