Intern Corporate Finance
- IMPROVED Corporate Finance / Drake Star Partners
- Required language
- Dutch, English
About IMPROVED Corporate Finance / Drake Star Partners
IMPROVED Corporate Finance is a fast-growing, Amsterdam-based corporate finance boutique which focuses on both national and international transactions including private placements, mergers, acquisitions, MBOs, MBIs, LBOs and complex financing matters – we are dealmakers. Besides the stand-alone brand, IMPROVED Corporate Finance has a formal partnership with Drake Star Partners LLC, a global tech investment banking firm. Drake Star Partners focuses on mid-market transactions in the technology media and communication sectors and has a leading role in cross-border technology deal-making. The Amsterdam team is globally responsible for managing the Mobility, New Energies & Smart Cities and Marketplaces verticals and acts as the hub for fast-growing Dutch tech companies to the global tech industry. Landmark deals in which IMPROVED Corporate Finance / Drake Star Amsterdam has advised entrepreneurs and industry leaders include a.o. the sale of ubitricity to Shell, the sale of United Wardrobe to Vinted, the sale of Etergo to Ola Electric and the sale of One Fit to Urban Sport Club. IMPROVED Corporate Finance is growing and is always on the hunt for the next, entrepreneurial, talented addition to the team. The culture is characterised as “work hard – play hard”, creative, entrepreneurial and out of the box. The organisation consists of a young and dynamic team and her partners have an extensive track record in and outside corporate finance.
About the position
As an intern at IMPROVED corporate finance you are considered a full team member in a highly dynamic environment. In this compact organisation, you will work closely with partners and senior advisors. You will get a high level of responsibility and you will be closely involved in the process. Your task will include a.o. making pitch documents, investment memoranda, market analyses, financial analyses, while working effectively and focus on closing the deal.
For this position, we are looking for master students (finance, economics, (technical) business, econometrics or another beta study with financial affinity) who is available for preferably 6 months. We are looking for an ambitious, communicatively skilful, highly motivated and result-driven student. You are highly analytical, a team player, sincere, persistent and stress-resistant. You have numerical reasoning skills, but more importantly, you understand the relation between numbers, strategy and execution. You are good at Powerpoint and telling a compelling and consequent story. No 9 to 5 mentality and able to accelerate when necessary. Speaking fluent Dutch and English and a discrete working attitude speaks for itself.