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Ardian Tokyo

Fund of Funds

Internship FOF

Why Ardian?

Ardian is a world-leading private investment house with assets of US$114bn managed or advised in Europe, the Americas and Asia. The company is majority-owned by its employees. It keeps entrepreneurship at its heart and focuses on delivering excellent investment performance to its global investor base. Through its commitment to shared outcomes for all stakeholders, Ardian’s activities fuel individual, corporate and economic growth around the world. Holding close its core values of excellence, loyalty and entrepreneurship, Ardian maintains a truly global network, with more than 780 employees working from fifteen offices across Europe (Frankfurt, Jersey, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, Paris and Zurich), the Americas (New York, San Francisco and Santiago) and Asia (Beijing, Singapore, Tokyo and Seoul). It manages funds on behalf of around 1,000 clients through five pillars of investment expertise: Fund of Funds, Direct Funds, Infrastructure, Real Estate and Private Debt. Follow Ardian on Twitter @Ardian

Ardian announced the opening of Tokyo office in 2018 to accelerate the company’s growth across the Asia Pacific region and to enhance its multi-local approach managing client relationships.  Japan forms an important part of the company’s international development strategy in terms of both fundraising and investing.  

The role

Ardian Tokyo office is looking for a Summer Intern in 2022 and a long-term intern.  The Intern will work among investment and investor relations teams to handle multiple projects and daily tasks.  The Intern is expected to deliver quality outputs in a timely manner, and provide valuable insights to the respective teams and management.  Key responsibilities for the positions will include:

Investment (Fund of Funds):

  • Screen Japanese and Asian private equity market
  • Compile information, conduct research, and evaluate fund managers    
  • Conduct due diligence (strategy, team, performance, projections, transaction modelling)
  • Value and price equity interests in private equity funds and companies
  • Prepare investment recommendations
  • Review quarterly financial statements of underlying investments
  • Monitor investments and development vs. targeted performance
  • Prepare ad hoc analysis and reporting presentations

Required skills

  • High proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and other MS Office programs
  • Proficiency in corporate and private equity funds financial models
  • Excellent analytical skills and strong attention to details
  • Responsiveness and timeliness
  • Interpersonal skills to be a strong team player

Profile

  • Students or graduates of top business/finance schools or universities (Master’s degree and/or Major in Finance would be a comparative advantage)Strong commercial understanding of Private Equity
  • Fluency in Japanese and English

Other information

Compensation according to profile

Application process

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  • Title

    Internship FOF
  • Departement

    Fund of Funds
  • Location

    Tokyo
  • Contract

    Internship
  • Duration

    Summer internship, negotiable for long-term internship
  • Start date

  • Title

    Internship FOF
  • Departement

    Fund of Funds
  • Location

    Tokyo
  • Contract

    Internship
  • Duration

    Summer internship, negotiable for long-term internship
  • Start date