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Investment Intern

Job Description

About Verdane

Verdane is a specialist growth equity investment firm that partners with sustainable, tech-enabled businesses in Europe, helping them achieve international growth. With a focus on Digitalisation and Decarbonisation, Verdane’s ten funds have over €6bn+ in total commitments and have invested in over 300 fast-growing businesses since 2003. With a strong culture focus, Verdane boasts a team of over 160 professionals and operating experts based in Stockholm, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Oslo, London, Munich and Berlin. Join Verdane and become the preferred growth partner for sustainable and tech-enabled businesses in Europe.

You may be familiar with some of the companies that we have invested in, such as Purity, JustPark, WoolOvers and Parkopedia. We are proud to have attracted high caliber investors from more than 15 countries, ranging from large foundations and endowments to pension funds, insurance companies and family offices. Over half of the capital commitments in our most recent funds are by not-for-profit investors. Verdane recently successfully raised €2.2 billion through the fundraising of Freya XI and Edda III, which attracted an increasingly global investor base.

Job description

We are looking for a full-time investment intern to join our London office in January 2025 for 6-9 months. As an investment intern, you will gain unique experience in the private equity industry and get a taste of the exciting process of supporting great businesses in their growth journey.

Your responsibilities:

  • Support the investment team along the entire investment process by preparing financial models and valuation material
  • Identify and evaluate new investment opportunities and potential acquisitions
  • Support existing portfolio companies in the execution of their growth strategies

Your profile:

  • Currently pursuing a master’s degree, recent bachelor’s graduate or in the final year of a bachelor’s degree in the fields of business, economics, finance, accounting or similar
  • Experience with Excel and PowerPoint
  • Previous experience from entrepreneurship, management consulting, investment banking, private equity or similar roles
  • Financial modelling experience is a plus
  • You are comfortable with written and spoken English (Nordic language is an advantage)
  • Right to work in the UK

Our corporate values:

  • We dare to be different: We are bold in our thinking and challenge the status quo
  • We get things done: We actively work to shorten decision making cycles, always completing our set tasks with quality
  • We love what we do: We are genuinely committed and passionately curious, entrepreneurial in spirit and deed – the best idea wins
  • We respect people and the planet: We show responsibility and aspire to be on the right side of history, helping to move our industry towards more sustainable, long-term thinking.

Based out of: London

Preferred start date: January 2025

You have a growth mindset, good communication skills, and a desire to work in an international environment. As a person, you collaborate well in a down-to-earth and value-based culture that is committed to building long-lasting relationships. You have a can-do attitude and enjoy working with people, but also enjoy solving challenges on your own.

Verdane is committed to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive working environment and we actively seek qualified candidates regardless of race, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, national origin, disability, or age.

Please send your application through this portal and include a CV and cover letter. If you have any questions please reach out to tahlia.edenborough@verdane.com

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About Verdane

Verdane is a specialist growth investment firm that partners with tech-enabled and sustainable European businesses. Verdane can invest as a minority or majority investor, either in single companies or through portfolios of companies, and looks to deploy inside two core growth themes; digitalisation and decarbonisation.

Verdane funds hold over €6 billion in total commitments and have made over 300 investments in fast-growing businesses since 2003. Verdane’s team of over 140 investment professionals and operating experts, based out of Berlin, Munich, Copenhagen, Helsinki, London, Oslo and Stockholm, is dedicated to being the preferred growth partner to tech-enabled and sustainable businesses in Europe.

Verdane is also a certified B Corporation, the most ambitious sustainability accreditation globally. The firm only backs businesses that pass its 2040 test, which indicates whether the company can thrive in a more sustainable future economy. Verdane is partly owned by the Verdane Foundation, which is focused on focused on two areas: climate change and more equitable and inclusive local communities.

Further information: www.verdane.com