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2023 Private Equity Internship Programme - Schroders Capital

Schroders Investment Management
London, United Kingdom
Posted about 10 hours ago Permanent Competitive
2023 Private Equity Internship Programme - Schroders Capital
What we're looking for

We're looking for innovative interns to join our Private Equity division on our 2023 Summer Internship Programme.

About Schroders

Schroders is a global investment manager which helps institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.

Our purpose is to provide excellent investment performance to our clients through active management. By serving clients, we serve wider society. Channelling capital into sustainable and durable businesses accelerates positive change in the world. Funding the future is a privilege: we use it wisely and responsibly.

We employ over 5700 talented people worldwide operating in 37 different locations across Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa and the Middle East, close to the markets in which we invest and close to our clients.

Schroders has developed under stable ownership for over 200 years and long-term thinking governs our approach to investing, building client relationships and growing our business.

The base

We moved into our new HQ in the City of London in 2018. We're close to our clients, in the heart of the UK's financial centre and we have everything we need to work flexibly.

The department

Our Private Equity department is an integral part of Schroders Capital, the private market investment division of Schroders, and constitutes an important focus of the Group's strategy for expansion.

Schroders Capital is one of Europe's largest private assets managers with deep private equity expertise that has been developed for over two decades.

The Private Equity team is highly experienced and specialises in small and mid sized buyout opportunities in Europe and the US as well as Venture and Growth opportunities globally. The team benefits from its stability, a differentiated investment strategy, a strong track record and its integration of ESG and data science in its investment process. With over 50 investment professionals located around the world, the Private Equity team has the relationships and scale to identify and source opportunities that other managers cannot access, leading to strong consistent returns for our clients.

The Programme

Our 2023 Summer Internship Programme runs for 10 weeks starting on Monday 12 June 2023 and ending on Friday 18 August 2023. This Programme will provide you with a unique introduction into the investment management industry and how the Private Equity department operates within it.

Within our private equity team, our investment professionals work closely together. The money that our clients have trusted us with needs to be invested responsibly. Our approach is therefore long-term, and we are in active dialogue with companies and GP's in our UK and European universe. We seek to identify access restricted opportunities that can benefit from transformation and consolidation, can deliver significant growth or can develop disruptive innovation. These attributes are combined with a positive assessment of sustainability and impact in order to qualify for inclusion in our funds.

As an intern, you will conduct due diligence of investments, portfolio analysis and monitoring, and detailed industry research.

Within Private Equity you will work closely within the European team to analyze and assess private companies and private equity managers or GP's and then make investment recommendations.

You will have the opportunity to:

• Support the team with quantitative & qualitative analysis and due diligence with deep-dive research on relevant topics (involving Excel spreadsheets with financial data and DCF models, but also more qualitative conclusions)
• Support preparation of client communication materials and external presentations
• Manage data for company evaluation, (financial, ecological, social and governance metrics)
• Write special reports, meeting minutes etc.
• Build relationships with European Private Equity Investment Team

The role is a fantastic opportunity to take your classroom learning and gain a practical application of Investment in the real world. You'll develop a greater insight to how our investors make their investment decisions and what helps shape financial markets.

Our goals are aligned with those of our clients - the creation of long-term value so we want a talented, creative and diverse team. The more different ideas we have, the more likely we are to succeed.

What you'll be like

• Self-motivated to work on your own and as part of a team, strong organisation skills & attention to detail
• Basic understanding and passion for financial markets, accounting, valuation, global trends, the economy and investments
• Good working knowledge of MS Office (Power Point, Excel) and good modelling skills
• Fluent in English and other European languages a strong plus
• Flexible, adaptable an eager to learn
• Innovative and analytical - you're happy to think outside the box
• Good organisation and communication skills, structured and independent thinking
• You can meet challenging deadlines while maintaining a high degree of quality and accuracy

The knowledge, skills and qualifications we're looking for

• An honours degree or equivalent economics, finance, mathematics or natural sciences. We're not fussy about predicted grade
• Penultimate year of study or in final year of study but planning to continue further studies after the end of the Internship

Recruitment process

1. Online application form and CV
2. Online assessments
3. Online video interview
4. Assessment centre
5. Final round interview with senior member of the business

Candidates should be available to start the 2023 Summer Internship Programme on Monday 12 June 2022. The programme ends on 18 August 2023.

If you think you may require disability-related adjustments at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact adjustments@employ-ability.org.uk our disability partner EmployAbility (employ-ability.org.uk) for a confidential discussion and advice.

We're looking for the best, whoever they are

Diversity is at the heart of our culture. We strive to ensure inclusion at every level, to ensure that our actions match our words, and that our culture of belonging defines how we do business. We are an equal opportunities employer. You're welcome here whatever your socio-economic background, race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious belief, age or disability.

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Job ID  4969
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