• Competitive
  • Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany
  • Permanent, Full time
  • PER, Private Equity Recruitment
  • 18 Sep 17

German Speaking Associate, Global Upper Mid Cap Private Equity House, Frankfurt

Reference: 6008 /10C

Our client, a successful international mid cap private equity group with a long track record, is seeking a new Associate for their office in Frankfurt, offering an excellent development path for high potential candidates interested in building a career as an investor

Our client is a long-established international private equity firm and enjoys an excellent track record and reputation. The firm is looking to hire an Associate to join their Frankfurt team. The firm are looking for an ambitious, talented candidate looking to launch a long-term career in the private equity market.


  • You will work on the financial and commercial analysis of new deal opportunities
  • The core responsibility will be for the financial modelling and due diligence workstreams, but you will be involved in all aspects of the deal cycle, including active portfolio management
  • Working in small teams, you will get great exposure to the entire transaction cycle and learn from some of the best senior investors in the field. Additionally, our client offers the opportunity to take on more responsibility over time and develop a true long-term career; the firm hires with a view to partner potential and expects to develop you accordingly


  • Previous professional experience at a top-tier investment bank or strategy consultancy, ideally with exposure to private equity transactions; candidates may also come from other successful private equity firms
  • First class modelling and valuation skills, great commercial judgement and a genuine interest in trends of the private equity market
  • You display an outstanding track record throughout your whole academic career and can demonstrate a range of other interests and achievements beyond work and study
  • You must have native-level German language skills and excellent English in order to be able to communicate effectively with senior colleagues and target companies in diverse international settings. Other fluent Western European languages are helpful but are not formally required
  • The investors are ambitious, but modest team-players and so should you be. They are looking for dynamic high-achievers with a down-to-earth working attitude and the drive to launch a long-term career in investments



Recruiters Reference: 6008 /10C