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UK - London - Merchant Banking Private Equity Long-Term Internship - January 2022 Start


Region: EMEA

Country: United Kingdom

Division: Merchant Banking

Programme: Long Term Internship

Duration: 6 Months

Programme Description

This London based 6 month internship is an exciting opportunity to intern with Rothschild & Co's European corporate private equity business. Rothschild’s & Co’s European corporate private equity business is comprised of three strategies: Five Arrows Principal Investments (FAPI), Five Arrows Growth Capital (FAGC), and Five Arrows Long Term Fund (FALT). FAPI manages c. €1.3 billion through its latest fund and is the flagship corporate private equity / buy-out vehicle investing in mid-cap companies, while FAGC manages c. €500 million through growth investments and small-cap buy-outs, and FALT makes investments in larger companies with the option for longer-term holding periods. All three funds are focused on investments within Western Europe (with FALT additionally on North America) and primarily invest in three main verticals: Data & Software, Healthcare, and Technology-enabled Business Services.

The respective teams are based in London, Paris and Luxembourg and are comprised of c. 30  investment professionals originating from 12 countries.

·Researching the industries in which our potential targets for investments operate, using all sources of information
·Identifying and evaluating investment opportunities
·Preparing financial models and investment committee memos
·Developing and maintaining standard or bespoke financial models
·Assisting with deal execution processes and monitoring of existing portfolio companies
·Developing and communicating a point of view on where/how value is created and the most actionable opportunities which meet the Fund’s risk-adjusted return criteria
·Supporting the team in coordinating the due diligence and transaction processes both internally and with other advisers
·Developing relationship skills through exposure to senior bankers and investment committee members

Skills required
·Teamwork: ability to build effective relationships between individuals, teams, lines of business and across geographical/cultural boundaries
·Communication: ability to communicate clearly, persuade and influence
·Good listening skills
·Ability to be proactive, persevere, and overcome setbacks and deliver results
·Ability to work independently and take a high level of responsibility
·Understanding of the fundamental principles and the application of corporate finance
·Enthusiasm for developing these skills and applying these skills creatively
·Ability to build long term, professional relationships with management teams and advisors that add value
·Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Word, PowerPoint and Excel)

·Outstanding academic track record (2:1 or above; obtained or expected)
·Previous experience at either a leading investment bank (M&A, Leveraged Finance, ECM), private equity firm, or top tier strategy consulting firm.

Applications for this vacancy will close on the 10 December 2021.

UK - London - Merchant Banking Private Equity Long-Term Internship - January 2022 Start