Private Equity Intern

WorxInvest is looking to strengthen its investment team with Private Equity interns. As an Intern, you will be part of our Antwerp-based team of 2 Investment Directors and 2 Investment Managers. You will be working alongside the investment team and be involved in most aspects of our day-to-day work for both direct (DI) and fund investments (FI) for a period of up to 6 months. Your work will consist of:     Lead generation
  • Research company & transaction databases to create company and fund profiles, and present to the investment team
  • Map markets and sub-sectors to identify potential investment opportunity areas, with a focus on (i) the Benelux area for direct investments and (ii) pan-Europe/North-America for fund investments, and update funnel accordingly
  • Prepare first screenings of selected targets to present to the respective Committees
  Deal execution DI
  • Analyze financials and valuation of potential acquisition targets
  • In-depth research on strategy, market dynamics and competition of potential targets
  • Support the team during due diligence, negotiations and contract work for ongoing deals
  Deal execution FI
  • Review and analyze the information provided in the fund due diligence materials
  • Support the team during the full due diligence process and preparation of on-site meetings and investment memos
  • Monitor the performance of existing participations and assist in the implementation of their growth strategy
  • Monitor the fund investments portfolio based on quarterly reports and investor meetings
  • Ad-hoc analyses for existing portfolio companies (add-on acquisitions, sector trends, etc.)
  • Assist the SD Worx teams on corporate finance topics
Desired profile
We strongly prefer profiles who identify with the following competencies:
  • Master students with outstanding academics who are in their last year of postgraduate studies or have just graduated; preference for Business/Economics/Management/Finance studies
  • Research and analytical skills: financial literacy with proficiency in MS Office (Excel and Powerpoint) and ability to collect, process and analyze data to identify underlying trends and other insights
  • Strong interest in Corporate Finance and Private Equity
  • Motivated, dynamic and ambitious team-player with strong social skills
  • Dutch-speaking and fluency in English
Our offer
The opportunity to gain a first professional experience in Private Equity with lots of learning opportunities, professional guidance and a good working atmosphere. You will be remunerated in line with applicable employment law in Belgium. You will work out of Antwerp and can free yourself for a minimum of 4 months, preferably up to 6 months, on a full-time basis.  A successful  completion of the internship can open doors to job vacancies in investment banking, M&A or Private Equity, … WorxInvest also encourages successful interns to apply for internal job vacancies should there be any openings.   If you are interested, please send an e-mail to with your CV and motivation letter attached. Candidates who meet the criteria will be invited for an interview as part of the recruitment process.

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