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 intern will join Ardian’s Secondaries & Primaries investment team, the leading global player in primary and secondary private equity investing, managing in excess of $81bn.
Globally, the team has over 100 investment professionals, of which 25 are based in New York.
The intern will have significant responsibilities from day one and become an integral part of the team. Key responsibilities include supporting the team in investment functions such as 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.
- Drive for results, teachable, always delivers high quality work
- Deep understanding of corporate finance principles and how to analyze investment opportunities
- Strong excel modeling skills
- Strong writing and memo-drafting skills
- Organized and motivated
- Strong analytical mindset
- Student at a leading business or engineering school. Recently graduated students can also apply
- A previous experience in finance – investment banking, strategy consulting, or valuation – is a plus
- Interest and sound knowledge of corporate finance and Private Equity
- Fluency in English is mandatory
- Work authorization in the U.S. is not required but preferable
About the Team
Since 1999, the multicultural Secondaries & Primaries team composed of 100+ investment professionals has developed an unrivalled network and secured preferential positioning to acquire stakes in high-quality private equity and infrastructure funds from institutional investors. The investment team is based across Paris, London, Frankfurt, Zurich, New York and San Francisco.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
At ARDIAN, we are proud of our diverse culture. As a forward thinking organization, we recognize that having people from different backgrounds brings innovation and excellence. Therefore, a diverse and inclusive environment is key to our business success.
ARDIAN is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to our employees, applicants and candidates based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, status as a victim of domestic violence, pregnancy or child birth (including breastfeeding) or any other class protected by federal, state and local laws. It is our policy to comply with all applicable laws governing employment practices and not to discriminate on the basis of any unlawful criteria. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of your employment including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, and promotion.
Expectations base compensation: $58,500