6-month internship - Private Equity Directs, Services (Zug, Switzerland)


Zug, CH

We are one of the largest global private markets investment managers, serving over 800 institutional investors worldwide. We have USD 147 billion in assets under management and more than 1900 professionals across 20 offices worldwide. Partners Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity.

What it's about


The Private Equity Internship is an opportunity for a young professional with top credentials to launch into a career with a world-leading Private Equity buy-out manager and join their investment team. As part of this internship, you will support the Services Private Equity buy-out team on all aspects related to sourcing and execution of private equity investments and portfolio management:

  • Assessing and valuing prospective investment opportunities
  • Modeling business plans, LBO structures and investment returns
  • Participating actively in due diligence workstreams on prospective investments (e.g. financial, commercial, tax and legal due diligence)
  • Drafting internal investment recommendation documents
  • Conducting various other tasks related to deal sourcing, market research, product reporting and marketing


We are looking for a candidate to join the team in July 2024 or January 2025 for 6 months (flexible starting date).


What we expect


  • Top performing students in the final phase of their study at a leading university, ideally focused on Engineering, Economics, Finance or Business Administration
  • Initial experience in Private Equity, M&A, Strategy Consulting, Leveraged Finance or Transaction Services
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Strong capabilities in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Excellent teamwork skills within international settings (several European languages will be considered a plus)
  • A high energy level coupled with a strong desire to learn and succeed, along with an impeccable work ethic and a professional demeanor

What we offer


  • Insights into the world of investments at one of the world's leading private markets investment firms, with direct exposure to all elements of private equity investing
  • A steep personal and technical learning curve in a supporting environment with high degree of ownership and autonomy
  • A flat management structure with significant exposure to senior leaders and decision makers



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