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Intern Fund of Funds - Secondaries & Primaries

Why Ardian?

Ardian is a world-leading private investment house with assets of US$141bn managed or advised in Europe, the Americas and Asia. The company is majority-owned by its employees. It keeps entrepreneurship at its heart and focuses on delivering excellent investment performance to its global investor base.

Through its commitment to shared outcomes for all stakeholders, Ardian’s activities fuel individual, corporate and economic growth around the world. Holding close its core values of excellence, loyalty and entrepreneurship, Ardian maintains a truly global network, with more than 960 employees working from fifteen offices across Europe (Frankfurt, Jersey, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, Paris and Zurich), the Americas (New York, San Francisco and Santiago) and Asia (Beijing, Singapore, Tokyo and Seoul). It manages funds on behalf of around 1,300 clients through five pillars of investment expertise: Fund of Funds, Direct Funds, Infrastructure, Real Estate and Private Debt. Follow Ardian on Twitter @Ardian
The Role

The intern will join Ardian’s Secondaries & Primaries investment team, the leading global player in primary and secondary private equity investing, managing in excess of $81bn. 
Globally, the team has over 100 investment professionals, of which 25 are based in New York. 

The intern will have significant responsibilities from day one and become an integral part of the team. Key responsibilities include supporting the team in investment functions such as financial modeling, valuation analysis of private equity funds and companies, preparation of investment recommendations for Ardian’s global investment committee, as well as various ad hoc reports and projects as needed. 
Required Skills

  • Drive for results, teachable, always delivers high quality work
  • Deep understanding of corporate finance principles and how to analyze investment opportunities
  • Strong excel modeling skills
  • Strong writing and memo-drafting skills
  • Organized and motivated
  • Strong analytical mindset


  • Student at a leading business or engineering school. Recently graduated students can also apply
  • A previous experience in finance – investment banking, strategy consulting, or valuation – is a plus
  • Interest and sound knowledge of corporate finance and Private Equity
  • Fluency in English is mandatory
  •  Work authorization in the U.S. is not required but preferable
About the Team

Since 1999, the multicultural Secondaries & Primaries team composed of 100+ investment professionals has developed an unrivalled network and secured preferential positioning to acquire stakes in high-quality private equity and infrastructure funds from institutional investors. The investment team is based across Paris, London, Frankfurt, Zurich, New York and San Francisco.
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.
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