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Investor Solutions Intern

Ardian Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Posted 6 days ago In-Office Job Internships & Graduate Trainee nach Vereinbarung

Investor Solutions Intern

  • Flexible role within Investor Relations Department
  • Frankfurt office
  • Start in Q2 2024
  • Duration: 3 to 6 months

Why Ardian?

Ardian is a world-leading private investment house, managing or advising $164 bn of assets on behalf of more than 1,560 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. Private Wealth Solutions offers dedicated services and access solutions for private banks, family offices and private institutional investors worldwide.

Ardian is part-owned by its employees and places great emphasis on developing its people and fostering a collaborative culture based on collective intelligence. Our 1,050+ employees, spread across 19 offices in Europe, the Americas, Asia and Middle East 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

The Frankfurt-based internship will involve contributing to various key tasks:

  • Fundraising support:

- Develop tailor-made presentations to meet the needs of our major clients.
- Generate financial data for prospective investors' due diligence, including historical and projected cash flows, performance indicators, and financial metrics evolution.
- Update marketing sets for fundraising efforts, including Excel due diligence packs, marketing presentations, and PPM.
- Conduct portfolio modelling and investment simulations in new funds.

  • Investor reporting:

- Provide detailed and technical responses to investors on quantitative and qualitative data - included in reports, communications, or any developments regarding the company/funds' activities.
- Produce tailor-made transversal reporting that covers historical and projected performance, portfolio diversification, and investment simulations, ensuring accuracy and relevance to investors' needs.

  • Additional analyses:

- Assist in mapping the investor landscape and identifying potential LPs, leveraging internal and external databases.
- Gather information on regional financial news to support investor communications.
- Help prepare and coordinate information campaigns to investors, ensuring clear and impactful communication of key messages and developments.

 

Required skills

  • Fluent in both English and German.
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel and a good command of other Microsoft Office applications.
  • Sound understanding of Corporate and Private Equity fund financial models.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently on projects.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate effectively within a team.

 

Profile

  • Final year undergraduate or graduate level student in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Business Management or equivalent.
  • Commercial understanding of Private Equity.
  • Ideally, you already have initial experience through internships in similar areas.

 

About the Team

The Investor Relations Department is responsible for fundraising activities and managing relationships with existing investors. It also coordinates with all teams within Ardian to respond to investors’ due diligence questions. This collaboration ensures that all team members have a thorough understanding of Ardian's full scope of operations. This knowledge allows them to deliver services that maintain Ardian's reputation.

The Investor Relations Department comprises three teams: Sales Force, Client Servicing, and Product Management.

The Client Servicing Team, consisting of over 20 professionals, operates across New York, Paris, London, Frankfurt, Santiago, Singapore, Beijing and Tokyo. This team's primary focus is addressing investors' inquiries, delivering both standard and customized reports promptly and to the highest standards, covering Ardian’s extensive investment activities. Team members, with their strong quantitative backgrounds, are responsible for managing data to respond to both current and prospective investors' inquiries.

 

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 as a victim of domestic violence, pregnancy or child birth (including breastfeeding) or any other class protected by federal, state or 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.
 

Application process
Please send your CV

ABOUT COMPANY
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
800 Employees Private Equity / Venture Capital
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 exp...
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