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Private Equity - Goods&Products - Intern

Business Department:  Private Equity

Zug, CH

Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 1,000 institutional investors. We have USD 119 billion in assets under management and more than 1,500 professionals across 20 offices worldwide. We realize potential in private markets by financing and developing great companies, desirable real estate and essential infrastructure. We create value in our investments through active and long-term responsible ownership.

What it's about

We are looking for an Intern to join our Private Equity team by January 2022 for 6 months, workload will be mainly split between:


1. Investments

  • Support the European Goods&Products Private Equity Buy-out team on all aspects related to transaction execution and portfolio management (from sourcing to closing)
  • Perform quantitative and qualitative analysis on investment opportunities and market research, including company valuation (using fundamental and relative valuation approaches), commercial assessment, and critical evaluation of various data sources
  • Be part of the investment team, engaged in the whole process of a transactio, and get first hand exposure to investment decision making of a global leader in private markets investments, including attendance of Partners Group’s Investment Committee


2. Thematic Research

  • Support our thematic research efforts within the goods&products vertical (covering the consumer and industrials sectors) from idea generation to sector deep-dives. You will get the opportunity to learn and develop your knowledge around the key trends shaping the future of business for the next 5-10 years
  • Create market models, analyze market drivers and threats; Research companies and strategic positioning of large private firms, understand what strategic steps make companies more and less valuable
  • Understand and communicate comprehensive, well-balanced, well-researched investment case



What we expect
  • Top performing students in the final phase of their study or who recently graduated from a top university
  • Initial work experience in Private Equity, Investment Banking (M&A/Leveraged Finance) or Consultancy is preferred
  • Ability to complete projects on time and accurately and to multi-task
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills with excellent attention to detail and a strong desire to learn and succeed
  • Proficiency across Word, Excel and PowerPoint as well as the ability to conduct research
  • Proficiency in English required
  • Right to work in Europe


What we offer

  • Insights into and learnings from the world of investments at one of the world's leading private markets investment firms
  • Flat management structure with significant exposure to senior leaders and decision makers
  • Steep personal and technical learning curve in a supporting environment with a high degree of ownership and autonomy, yet with structured feedback and training



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