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Private Equity – Ardian Buyout Madrid

Ardian Buyout, one of the largest and most active Private Equity funds in Europe, is offering a full time 6-month internship opportunity (starting in September 2022) in the Madrid office to assist in the identification, analysis and execution of potential investment opportunities in Iberia as well as the asset management of the existing portfolio of investments.
 

Why Ardian?

Ardian is a world-leading private investment house with assets of US$125bn 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 850 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.

The role

The intern will have significant responsibilities from day one and become an integral part of the team. Key responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the investment team, in particular on the financial analysis and valuation of projects, as well as the preparation of internal documentation
  • Maintaining the deal flow
  • Conduct market research and prepare industry reports
  • Assist in the monitoring of the portfolio

This internship will provide an introduction and global view on the industry of Private Equity, from deal origination to execution and asset management.

Required skills

The candidate should possess a broad set of quantitative, qualitative and interpersonal skills and be a strong team player with a strong cooperative business style and conviction.

Requirements include:
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills
  • Solid analytical and reasoning skills, including modelling
  • Organisational and planning skills
  • Intellectual rigour and discipline
  • Perfectionist with attention to detail
  • Knowledge of accounting and corporate finance
  • Advanced skills in Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Profile

  • Degree, either completed or in the last year of class, from a leading business school or engineering school
  • Top class performer
  • Previous working experience in one of the following areas is required:
    - Private Equity
    - M&A or leveraged finance team of a leading financial institution
    - Leading strategy consulting firm
  • Interest and sound knowledge of corporate finance and Private Equity
  • Fluency in English and Spanish is mandatory

About the team

Ardian Buyout team spreads across Paris, Frankfurt, Milan, Madrid, Luxembourg, London, and New York with the aim of investing in upper-mid and large-cap companies. With assets of US$17bn managed or advised, their core investment approach is to implement transformational buy-and-build strategies to help local European and North-American champions grow into global leaders. Putting sustainability at the heart of their business, the multinational investment team, composed of 52 professionals, has developed strong partnerships with leading players across multiple industries while acquiring a sharp expertise in the food value chain, healthcare, technology and services sectors.

Other details

  • The full time internship will take place at our central Madrid office
  • Compensation according to profile

Application process

Please send your Resume + Cover letter by going to madrid.recruitment@ardian.com

  • Title

    Private Equity – Ardian Buyout Madrid
  • Departement

    Buyout - Investment
  • Location

    Madrid
  • Contract

    Internship
  • Duration

    6 months
  • Start date

  • Title

    Private Equity – Ardian Buyout Madrid
  • Departement

    Buyout - Investment
  • Location

    Madrid
  • Contract

    Internship
  • Duration

    6 months
  • Start date