Internship - Technical Asset Management Real Estate Private Equity

Ardian Germany GmbH
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Competitive compensation
May 04, 2022
May 17, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Summary:
  • Department: Real Estate
  • Contract : Internship /Full-time
  • Duration: minimum four months
  • Location: Frankfurt, Germany
  • Start date: September 2022

Why Ardian?

Ardian is a world-leading private investment house with assets of US$125bn managed or advised in Europe, the Americas and Asia. 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 850 employees working from fifteen offices across Europe (Frankfurt, Jersey, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, Paris and Zurich), the Americas (New York, San Francisco and Santiago) and Asia (Beijing, Singapore, Tokyo and Seoul). It manages funds on behalf of around 1,000 clients through its pillars of investment expertise: Buyout, Co-Investment, Direct Funds, Expansion, Fund of Funds, Infrastructure, Private Debt and Real Estate. Follow Ardian on Twitter @Ardian

The role

Ardian's Real Estate Private Equity team is offering an analyst internship opportunity in the Frankfurt office to assist theTechnical Asset Management Division..

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:
  • Participation in purchase and sales processes
  • Follow-up of purchase contract obligations
  • Examination and preparation of data rooms in the run-up to sales processes
  • Coordination of property and facility management as well as external consultants
  • Participation in internal and external meetings
  • Participation in property inspections
  • Support in the preparation of contracts
  • Participation in the preparation of reports (e.g. cost and budget tracker, analyses from BP)
  • Evaluation of third party reports and ensuring the specified qualities
  • Pre-check of invoices from external service providers

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 Technical Asset Management and 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

  • Degree either completed or due to complete from a leading business school or university, preferably with an Asset Management / 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
  • Fluency in German and English

About the Team

Ardian Real Estate invests in office properties in core European cities, where strong economic growth and a shortage of top-quality, modern office space provides opportunities to create significant value. Real estate asset management is Ardian's newest activity. The team came together in 2015 and went on to complete Europe's largest ever first-time Real Estate fundraising, at €738m.. Spread across Paris, Frankfurt, Milan and Madrid, the 21 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 takes actions to improve energy efficiency, environmental impacts while achieving BREEAM or LEED certifications.

Application process

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

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