Thesis internship M&A and Private Equity

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About Clairfield

Clairfield Netherlands (previously Vondel Finance), headquartered in Amsterdam, is an independent corporate finance boutique and part of Clairfield International. Clairfield International is a partnership of leading corporate finance firms in 25 countries around the world, advising a wide range of clients such as family businesses, private equity, corporate clients and entrepreneurs, on mergers & acquisitions, capital raises and other corporate finance issues.

We are growing rapidly and are always looking to add the next talent to the team. The team consists of young, dynamic and enthusiastic professionals who have a breadth of experience with strong and relevant track records.

What we offer

Thesis interns will write their thesis on a corporate finance topic with distinct relevance for Clairfield, preferably affiliated with private equity. Our team provides guidance and feedback along the writing process, and aids in connecting the theory to what we experience in the field.

Next to writing your thesis, you will become an integral part of a dynamic team of seasoned M&A professionals and get broad exposure to origination and execution of M&A transactions across a wide range of sectors. You will particularly spend time on:

  • Financial modelling and company valuation;
  • Preparing pitch documents and information memoranda;
  • Performing market analyses and researching industry trends.

We also offer an academy program on modelling, valuation, deal structuring and more. Besides M&A, you will also be able assist Vondel Private Equity, our private equity branch, in analysing new investment opportunities.

Successful interns may be offered the chance to join the team as full-time analyst.

What we look for

You are in the final stages of your MSc studies, preferably with a background in (business) economics, finance, engineering, econometrics or related and are available for 4 to 6 months.

You have proficiency in both English and Dutch, a hands-on attitude, positive energy and proven affinity with the financial world. Moreover, you have an entrepreneurial mindset and strong numerical and communication skills.

Apply now!

Do you seem like the right fit and are you interested in an internship at a fast-growing M&A boutique? Then we look forward to meeting you! Please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected]. In case you have any questions, please give us a call on +31 (0)6 15 55 14 82.

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