August Equity (http://www.augustequity.com/) is a lower mid-market Private Equity fund with a leading and differentiated strategy in the UK, investing in high growth services businesses across Healthcare, Compliance Services, Technology and Education sectors.
The firm specialises in spotting opportunities for long-term growth in changing markets. It invests in sectors that are adjacent, and draws on that experience to build fast-growing, sustainable and resilient companies.
Deploying between £10-50m equity per investment and currently deploying their 5th (£309m) Fund, August are offering an internship position for a commercial, analytical and dynamic individual.
Start date and duration
Rolling throughout 2022 for a minimum of 3 months
Qualification and/or experience level required
Ideally 2-3 years in banking / consulting / corporate finance or research related role, with a passion to get into PE (with a clear understanding of business fundamentals and a commercial curiosity)
CV screening, interview 1 (Director & Manager), shortlist, final three into final interview (Director & Partner)
Details of the work to be undertaken
Working on new areas of investment, supporting the development of Investment Theses through detailed research and market mapping to identify businesses that reflect August Equity investment criteria within new areas of interest. Involvement in business approaches and new business meetings. Also working alongside selected portfolio management teams and companies on ongoing M&A strategies and complementary growth avenues.