Internship – Private Debt – Frankfurt


Frankfurt, Germany
Posted on July 1, 2024

Eurazeo is a leading global investment group with €35.0bn in diversified assets under management, including €24bn on behalf of institutional and private clients through its private equity, private debt, real estate and infrastructure strategies.

The Group supports around 600 companies, leveraging the commitment of its over 400 employees, its sector expertise, its privileged access to global markets via 12 offices in Europe, Asia and the United States, and its responsible approach to value creation based on growth.

The company’s institutional and family shareholding structure, and its solid financial structure, ensure its long-term viability.

Presentation of the team and position

Team: Private Debt


Based in: Frankfurt

Start Date: Immediately (3 month minimum)

Private Debt Department: Eurazeo has active presence in the European Private Debt markets since 2007. We are successfully managing more than €7bn in AuM and our team has completed over 200 deals in Europe. As an established Private Debt player we are focusing on the SME segment (with EBITDA sweet spot between €5m and €20m) and offer companies a full range of dedicated debt products including unitranche and acquisition facilities, mezzanine, and growth debt.

Within our German Private Debt team, you will have responsibility for evaluating, executing and monitoring Private Debt transactions.

Key role and responsibilities

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Tracking the deal pipeline;
  • Supporting senior team members in the initial review and screening of potential transactions oppportunities in the small- and mid-cap segment, identifying pros and cons of the businesses;
  • Assisting investment team in the business, financial and industry due diligence;
  • Supporting investment team in the preparation of the investment recommendation papers;
  • Preparing the LBO models (cashflow models and debt structures), incl. sensitivity analysis;
  • Supporting the monitoring of the portfolio companies.

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual seeking an exposure to the Private Debt market.

Key success factors

  • Previous experience in Private Credit, Leveraged Finance or Corporate Finance;
  • Solid academic record: pursuing a relevant Master’s degree in a top ranking Business School; Also engineering students with academic background in corporate finance will be considered;
  • Strong analytical and modelling skills;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Self-starter and independent thinker with strong problem solving skills;
  • Understanding of the Private Equity market;
  • Fluency in German and English mandatory.
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