Do you want to gain skills in financial modeling, pitching and to meet top Dutch Private Equity firms? In the PE edition of the FxF academy, you will learn all the aspects of making a PE proposal for a future internship or starter position in private equity!
What can you expect?
Within 3 weeks (5 Sept – 22 Sept 2022) you will get trained by top Dutch PE firms (Bolster, Gimv and Egeria), walk through an PE case and make an PE proposal based on market research and valuations and learn how to ace a pitch. Eventually, you will pitch your final proposal to the PE firms!
Who are you?
3rd year BSc or MSc students who want to level up their skills, it is preferred if you did an internship/ have some work experience in finance/strategy consulting.
Please note: this is a CV-selected event. Living in the Netherlands and speaking Dutch is required.
The PE academy
1) The case, market research and financial analysis > by Bolster
Monday, Sept 5th 2022 – Amsterdam
We will start the day with an introduction to PE, the case, the market overview, SWOT analysis, the competitive landscape and a guesstimate. The second part of the day will consist of a technical training, forecasts, WACC calculations and a valuation.
After the training, you have 6 days to mastermind the market research and valuation assignment.
2) The LBO and its structure> by Gimv
Monday, Sept 12th 2022 – The Hague
We will start the day with an introduction to a LBO. What does a strong LBO candidate look like, what are value creating opportunities for both the investor as all the segments and what are possible add-on acquisitions? The second part of the day will consist of the LBO structure, and sensitivity analysis.
After the training, you have 6 days to mastermind the LBO assignment.
3.1) The deal structure, LBO evaluation and the exit strategy> by Egeria
Monday, Sept 19th 2022 – Amsterdam
We will start the day with debt financing, how to analyse the returns, and the LBO evaluation. The second part of the day will consist of the possible exit strategy, investments risks and advice on how to tackle these.
After the training, you have 6 days to mastermind the LBO valuation and exit strategy
3.2) The pitch> by Female x Finance
Thursday, Sept 22nd 2022 – Amsterdam
This training will focus on how to pitch yourself. You have finalised the case and the financial evaluations, now it is time to create a pitch to win over the crowd. At the end of the day a pitch is just as important as the valuations. Tips and tricks on how to sell yourself in the best way possible and persuade the target company to choose you as their acquirer.
Do not hesitate and sign up now! If you have any further questions, feel free to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Hope to see you soon!
How to attend the FxF Academy – Private Equity edition?
(please note: this is a CV based selection and living in the Netherlands and speaking Dutch is required)
- Please upload your resume in the form below
- In total 15 talents will be selected
- The application closes on August 8th
- On September 1st you will receive an email (please check your inbox in SPAM) if you got selected!