22 Feb, 2021

Permira Off-Cycle Internship June 2021 (Tech Team - London)

  • Permira
Internship Accounting & Finance

Job Description/Duties

Summary of Opportunity:

Permira is soliciting applications for a Masters degree internship position to join our technology team based in London for 6 months to work primarily alongside our investment professionals. We are ideally looking for this person to start in June 2021.

Job Description:

Role Overview 

Permira is soliciting applications for a Masters degree internship position to join our technology team based in London for 6 months to work primarily alongside our investment professionals. We are ideally looking for this person to start in June 2021.

The successful candidate would assist in all aspects of the investment process and will be required to handle a meaningful level of responsibility, including but not limited to financial modelling, valuation analyses, debt financing, commercial and operational due diligence, industry research and deal sourcing. Applicants must be able to work full-time for 6 months.

Principal Responsibilities

Identifying and Analyzing Investment Opportunities:

  • Develop in-depth knowledge of industry issues and outlook
  • Research, analyze and evaluate opportunities within the designated sector
  • Build and develop complex financial models to aide in the evaluation of investment opportunities (including testing assumptions and sensitivities)
  • Work as part of the team to identify the key value creation levers and investment risks and compile the materials and analysis to support the investment case
  • Attend and participate in Investment Committee discussions

Execution:

  • Play a support role in the diligence of the investment thesis and risks
  • Liaise with (and manage) third parties and professional advisors (financial, legal, consultants etc.)
  • Assist with the overall deal execution

Portfolio Monitoring:

  • Monitor ongoing financial performance of portfolio companies
  • Compile internal company performance and valuation reporting
  • Assist in building and leveraging relationships that will assist in contributing to the strategy of the investment

Qualifications/Skills Required

  • Masters degree from a tier one university.
  • Prior experience in private equity or venture capital, public investing, management consulting or investment banking is mandatory.
  • Relevant experience in start-ups, technology and entrepreneurial environments are a plus.
  • Strong academic performance at a top university is expected, as well as strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills.
  • Furthermore, fluency in English is a pre-requisite for all internships as well is the right to work in London. 

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