Private Equity Intern - German Speaking (m/f)

  • Kantonsstrasse 77, 8807 Freienbach, Switzerland
  • Intern

Company Description

CONSTELLATION is one of Switzerland's leading investment firms. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our investors, the companies we invest in, and the communities in which we work. Ever since the foundation of CONSTELLATION in 1992, we cooperate at “Eye Level” with Entrepreneurs, Founders, and Management. The three squares of our CONSTELLATION logo stand for the three essential elements of a successful Business Constellation: STRATEGY, FINANCE & EXECUTION. Effectively supporting in those areas, we solve our clients’ problems by sitting on the same side of the table. Through this method, we gain a more comprehensive understanding of our Partner's situation from the entrepreneur's point of view, which leads to mutual understanding and trust. This relationship improves the quality of the collaboration and investment decisions. We actively support Entrepreneurs with the development of their companies to become market leaders with a wide range of support services:  - Succession Planning - M&A / Buy-&-Build Strategies - Digital Transformation - Internationalisation - Organisational Development - Network - Industry Partners

Job Description

As a Private Equity Intern (m/f), you tackle the challenges of identifying new investments opportunities as well as conducting deep analysis and assisting the Managing Partners at CONSTELLATION. You gain an inside perspective on SMEs and build up deep functional expertise. Furthermore, you will organize, prepare and participate in meetings with high profile investors, industry partners, investment banks and target companies. The following tasks will be part of your new role:

  • You source, research and identify investment opportunities
  • You support in conducting platform and add on investments
  • You compile financial models and perform commercial and financial due diligences
  • You draft pitch presentations and handle the communication with external parties
  • You assist in the execution of transactions and ad-hoc operations
  • You take ownership and work highly independently on various projects


  • You have completed/ are completing an outstanding business degree from a top university with a focus on finance and accounting
  • You have a proven track record of personal, academic and professional achievements
  • You have already completed internships in investment banking, private equity, consulting, and/or start-ups
  • You have exceptional analytical skills and a strong attention to detail, as well as a hands-on mentality
  • You have good knowledge of Excel
  • You enjoy working independently and having lots of responsibility
  • You are fluent in German and English

Additional Information

Key Facts:

  • Location: Freienbach, Switzerland
  • Start date: flexible
  • Duration: 4-6 months 

We are looking forward to receive your application in German or English.