Private Equity Internship

Holland Capital
Private Equity
Required language
Dutch, English


Do you want to step into the exciting world of Private Equity?

Holland Capital, an independent private equity firm with a focus on the Benelux & German mid-market, is looking for a full-time intern to join its buy-out team. Within 5 months, you will familiarize yourself with all aspects of the investment process to ramp up all skills related to PE investing.

About us

  • Private equity firm founded in 1981, based in Amsterdam and Düsseldorf;

  • Invested in 160+ companies and AUM of EUR 270m;

  • Sector-specialised teams for Healthcare, Technology and Food & Agri and stage-specialised teams for buy-out and venture;

  • Strong reputation, good track record and an extensive network of leading entrepreneurs, investors and industry-experts;

  • Fun and entrepreneurial team of motivating professionals with diverse backgrounds;

  • Value creation through hands-on support, cooperation and extensive expertise in Technology, Healthcare and Food & Agri.

  • Might know us from (former) investments in Wortell, Qsight IT, Defibrion, AMP, Mauritskliniek, Eshgro and Emixa.

About your role

  • Support the buy-out team in all phases of the investment process;

  • Source attractive investment opportunities and screen inbound deal-flow;

  • Perform in-depth due diligence on commercial, strategic and financial level;

  • Build financial models that support our investment thesis;

  • Acquire expertise through extensive market research in themes of interest within our target sectors and markets;

  • Actively participate in meetings with inspiring founders and managers.

We are looking for

An ambitious and driven student with excellent academic performance. In addition:

  • You have a fit with the lower mid-market and natural ability to connect with entrepreneurs;

  • You are a analytical, charismatic and pragmatic person with a proactive attitude;

  • You have strong communication skills to articulate and underpin concepts, propositions and theses, both verbal and written ;

  • You have a outstanding academic track record, at least completion of Bachelor and currently studying Masters (Business, Finance, Investments, Accounting, Econometrics, Engineering etc.);

  • Preferably you have internship experience in Investment Banking, M&A, Private Equity, or (strategy) consulting;

  • You are comfortable with Microsoft (Excel/PowerPoint);

  • Fluency in Dutch and English.

What do we offer

  • Ability to gain insights and experience in an entrepreneurial setting;

  • A fast-paced working environment with challenges which let you grow day by day;

  • Experience all phases of a deal process due to our high deal volumes;

  • Competitive salary (EUR 1.100 / month);

  • Work with and learn from a highly experienced team;

  • Delicious lunch and free access to our gym;

Passionate about PE, entrepreneurship, and a fast-paced working environment? Please send us your application (short motivation and CV) via or +31 (0)6 46 44 26 11 .

* These requirements give an indication of the profile we are looking for in this position. Research shows that mainly male candidates apply at a 60% match and women at a 100% match. Do you not meet all the requirements but do you think this is the position for you? Then we invite you to apply.

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