Avedon Capital Partners is a leading growth investor who supports exceptional entrepreneurs and management teams of specially positioned niche companies to realize their fast track ambitions in a down-to-earth and partnership driven way. Avedon invests in strong companies that are niche market leaders in the small cap and mid cap markets in DACH and Benelux within the sectors of smart industries, consumer & health, software & technology or business services and have reached an inflection point.
With the aim to create high-performing, sound companies that at the same time accelerate top-line growth through growth strategies such as international expansion, roll-out of a proven concepts and buy-and-build platforms Avedon creates true partnerships with distinctive entrepreneurs and management teams and displays a strong entrepreneurial spirit throughout its organization.
Avedon has a team of 18 experienced investment professionals across two offices (Düsseldorf and Amsterdam) with diverse and complementary skills and backgrounds from private equity, business management, consulting and finance. Together with a network of +20 operating partners Avedon is experienced in executing different growth paths, providing expertise and deep understanding of different sector niches, businesses and geographies. Avedon has a dynamic culture within a growing organization with to date > € 1bn assets under management and is currently investing from its Avedon IV € 600m fund.
The candidate will be part of the investment team in Düsseldorf and supports the investment professionals in origination and execution of investment opportunities as well as in post closing value creation and exits.
The candidate will be part of the investment team in Amsterdam and supports the investment professionals in origination and execution of investment opportunities as well as in post closing value creation and exits.
Typical responsibilities include, among others, the following:
- Conducting industry and market analysis to support origination efforts
- Undertaking analysis of new investment opportunities (including analysis of company financials, markets, competition and strategy)
- Proactively supporting the investment professionals on transactions (including due diligence and preparation of investment papers)
- Preparation of financial models
- Presentation of findings and analyses to the team
WHAT WE LOOK FOR
We are looking for interesting and ambitious individuals with an outstanding academic track record, who have already collected first practical experiences in relevant internships. You should be an absolute team player, possess strong analytical and commercial skills, have a self-starting mentality and be great fun to work with. Strong communicative skills as well as a positive attitude and a can-do mentality are also important criteria.
WHAT WE OFFER
The internship will allow you to experience the challenge of working in a leading mid-market private equity fund, one of the most competitive jobs in the financial industry. You will foster your investment judgement, gain transaction know-how and be empowered very early with true exposure to the day-to-day work of a leading mid-market private equity fund.
Language Skills: Dutch and English fluent required.
Location: Amsterdam (The Netherlands)
Duration: For a minimum of 3 months
Application: Please send a cover letter, your CV and transcripts to email@example.com