Private Equity - Internship - Real Estate

Internship 4 to 6 months


ARDIAN Germany GmbH

Large company900 employeesBanking / Finance

Published on February 9, 2024

  • Contract

    Internship 4 to 6 months

  • Location


  • Start date

    July 2024

  • Study level

    Master level or equivalent

  • Remote working



Internship – Real Estate Private Equity

Job Summary:

  • Department: Real Estate
  • Contract : Internship (Full-time)
  • Start: Juli 2024
  • Duration: Minimum of four months
  • Location: Frankfurt, Germany

Why Ardian?

Ardian is a world-leading private investment house, managing or advising $150bn of assets on behalf of more than 1,400 clients globally. Our broad expertise, spanning Private Equity, Real Assets and Credit, enables us to offer a wide range of investment opportunities and respond flexibly to our clients’ differing needs. Alongside our range of direct funds, we build bespoke portfolios for institutional clients through Ardian Customized Solutions and offer a specialist service for private clients through Private Wealth Solutions. The company is majority-owned by its employees. It keeps entrepreneurship at its heart and focuses on delivering excellent investment performance to its global investor base. Through its commitment to shared outcomes for all stakeholders, Ardian’s activities fuel individual, corporate and economic growth around the world. Holding close its core values of excellence, loyalty and entrepreneurship, Ardian maintains a truly global network, with more than 1000 employees working from sixteen offices across Europe (London, Frankfurt, Milan, Madrid, Luxemburg, Jersey, Paris and Zurich), the Americas (New York, San Francisco and Santiago) Asia (Singapore, Beijing, Tokyo and Seoul) and the Middle East (Abu Dhabi).

The role

Ardian’s Real Estate Private Equity team is offering an analyst internship opportunity in the Frankfurt office to assist in Real Estate asset and investment management.

The intern analyst will have significant responsibilities from day one and become an integral part of the team, with high levels of interaction with senior management, external contractors and support functions. High performing previous intern analysts have become permanent hires into the Ardian team.

Key responsibilities for the intern analyst will include:

  • Support in the acquisition and disposal processes of Real Estate assets
  • Participate in the assessment of investment opportunities (financial modelling, research of comparables, market analysis)
  • Take part in the investment process (including drafting the investment memorandum and reviewing technical and legal due diligence work)
  • Support of asset management activities for portfolio properties

This list is not exhaustive and will vary depending on the capabilities of the intern and the needs of the team.

Required skills

  • Strong affinity for Real Estate
  • The candidate should possess a broad set of quantitative, qualitative and interpersonal skills, and be a strong team player
  • Intellectual rigor and discipline; ability to organize and perform work efficiently
  • Knowledge of Real Estate valuation techniques, financial modelling, Real Estate KPIs as well as competency in excel, word and powerpoint
  • Fluency in German and English


  • Degree either completed or due to complete from a leading business school or university, preferably with a Real Estate focus
  • Commercial understanding of Private Equity
  • At least one previous internship in one of the following areas would be beneficial:
  • - Real Estate Transactions
  • - Asset Management
  • - Real Estate Development

About the Team

Launched in 2015, we pursue a distinctive “build-to-green” strategy, which uses local teams to identify well-located assets that can be upgraded to create prime Grade A office spaces with excellent sustainability KPIs.

Spread across Paris, Frankfurt, Milan and Madrid, the 25 investment professionals follow a modern refurbishment strategy managing each asset closely and working with tenants in identifying the priorities. At the forefront of innovation, the team acknowledges ESG issues and take actions to improve energy efficiency, environmental impacts while achieving BREEAM or LEED certifications.

Other information

Competitive compensation


Application process

Please send your CV and a motivation letter incl. information on your availability dates to Ms Verena Biale via apply-button.

Application deadline

Not given

Job Category

Corporate Finance

More about the company

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ARDIAN Germany GmbH

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