Investment Team Internship

Investment Team Internship

MiddleGround Capital, Amsterdam

January 2024, but flexible

Duration: 3-6 months

Eva Talent Manager

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What will you get?

Nice to have

What will you do?

What will you get?

  • Professional financial training (through Wall Street Prep), preparing you for a career within Finance/PE;

  • You will will have the opportunity to pull together your own IC memo and present it to a group of PE professionals within MGC;

  • Opportunity to visit one of MGC’s PortCo’s in the Netherlands or Europe;

  • Unique opportunity to be part of the next chapter in the success story of MiddleGround Capital following the opening of our European Headquarters in Amsterdam last January (2023).

Nice to have

  • We are looking for WO (University) students who are currently completing their Undergraduate or Graduate degree in any of the following areas: Finance, Economics, Business Administration, or any other relevant coursework.
  • Affinity with Finance through prior Investment Banking, Consultancy or PE internship.
  • MGC culture characteristics: Motivated, self-starter, team player, adaptive.
  • Fluent in English, fluency Dutch is not required

What will you do?

  • Wall Street Prep “Private Equity Masterclass” and work through internal training materials over a “training” period;

  • Work on case study / investment project that is designed to be an investment recommendation presented to Investment Committee;

  • Support Investment Team on deal activities.

The vacancy

The internship program would be structured as a 3-6 months program with students who work in-person in the Amsterdam office and report directly to members of our Investment Team. The internship program is structured as follows:

Week 1: Intro to MiddleGround. HR team kicks off onboarding, private equity overview, MiddleGround culture, meet individuals, understand value creation methodology, learn about the MGC portfolio companies, etc.
Week 2-4: Interns go through Wall Street Prep “Private Equity Masterclass” and work through internal training materials over a “training” period. With this training you will follow a similar training as full-time hires that join the team.

The training will prepare you for a potential career within Finance. The remainder of the internship is spent on a case study / investment project that is designed to be an investment recommendation presented to Investment Committee. Each individual gets an example CIM and pulls together a mini LOI model and investment memo to present to small portion of investment team. Interns will get 15-30-minute slots to present their investment recommendation to a small group of Investment Team members & MGC Partners during their internship. Next to the case study, you will get hands-on experience by supporting the Investment Team on varies work streams with regards to Deals. In addition, you will have the opportunity to visit one of MiddleGround PortCo’s in Netherlands/Europe.

“MGC feels like a truly a differentiated PE firm given the presence of women, minorities, and individuals with non-traditional finance background – including our highly experienced operators. As a result, it is a unique learning environment that encourages you to think differently and significantly broadens your tool kit of knowledge.”

– Sarah Varghese

“At MGC you’re a truly valued member from the get-go, regardless of background or seniority level. I’m astonished at how welcoming and encouraging the culture is here, providing for a unique learning experience – and while work is important, we certainly also know how to have fun!”

– Sebastian Greif

“It was really refreshing when I joined MiddleGround to see the genuine effort everyone in the team makes to create a positive working environment. We are always encouraged to share our thoughts on things that are going well and what we can do better. Naturally this also extends to building an inclusive culture, where diverse views are valued and a strong emphasis is placed on everyone contributing to achieving our shared goals as one team.”

– Hani Abidi

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About MiddleGround Capital

At MiddleGround Capital, we shape the future of industrial investing through collaboration, operational expertise, and a focus on long-term success, always living by our ESG tagline, “leaving the world better than we found it”.

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