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Intern – Private Markets, Blended Finance Private Equity

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Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow. 

At Allianz Global Investors we foster a culture of professionalism, fulfillment, and an inclusive working environment. Do you want to be part of a leading active asset management company? Then join us now!

This is a great moment to join us as we are hiring an Intern – Private Markets, Blended Finance Private Equity for 12 months. This position is based in Frankfurt or London or Frankfurt.

Blended Finance Private Equity within AllianzGI is a fast-evolving theme. The investment team has grown in the last years to one of the leading blended finance equity investors. The team operates three impact investment vehicles which represent blended and non-blended approaches, developed countries and developing countries, with a primary focus on equity investments.

As Allianz GI continues to develop and grow its Impact Investment management business, an opportunity exists to join this team and assist across the existing and future vehicles.

You should possess a high conviction about impact investing and demonstrate skills and interest with regards to private market i) investments in Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds ii) emerging and/or developed markets ) some familiarity of ESG and Impact standards and issues / experience integrating ESG considerations into investment process and iv) knowledge about the specifics and needs of institutional investors in investments.

Please submit a cover letter with your application (CV and cover letter must both be in English)

What You Will Do

 Help the team in executing investments and manage its funds 

  • Assist in market mapping, market analysis and deal sourcing activities. 
  • Assist the deal team, help undertake detailed transaction due diligence, including the review and analysis of Investment proposals, due diligence reports, and join the presentations of the transactions in front of the IC. 
  • Assist in the negotiation of investment terms and help to execute transactions in fund investments covering Private Equity target funds. 
  • Help supervise of the ongoing operations of the funds, incl. target fund performance monitoring, cash management, preparation of investor presentations and quarterly reporting.

 Fund raising / new business 

  • Contribute to fund strategy, sourcing, structuring, preparation of fund documentation for newly to be implemented blended finance equity impact vehicles 
  • Assist in preparation of marketing materials and potentially attend prospective investor meetings

 Team support 

  • Support team head with management of team calendar that captures visits for due diligence, events, etc., of team members with locations and timings in advance of quarterly timetable 
  • Assist team head with team meeting preparation of materials or follow ups from weekly team mtgs

Internal Support To Other Allianz GI/Allianz Departments

  • Support and cooperate with other internal operational functions involved in the fund management . 
  • Help developing case studies of impact investments that can serve the needs of the marketing and communications department.

What You Bring

  • Studies in business administration, finance, economics or natural sciences, with excellent results 
  • University degree: Bachelor a plus 
  • Articulated conviction in Impact Investing and willingness to help in developing the topic further 
  • Experience in investing, knowledge and interest in Impact Investing definitely a plus 
  • Work experience in carrying out investments as part of a deal/ consultant team a definite plus 
  • Experience in fund investments or direct private equity transactions 
  • Knowledge about investments in developing countries a plus 
  • Fluency in English and at least one other language, German knowledge a plus 
  • Expertise in creating and operating Excel financial models 
  • Excellent power point skills 
  • Creative and practical intelligence, evidenced by top class academics of a leading university 
  • Team orientation and humor

 What we offer

  • “New Normal”, it’s not news to us: As a global company, we’ve known the hybrid model before it was ‘in’. Work flexibly according to internal guidelines (e.g., hybrid model/ flexible working hours) 
  • Investments for the future: Access to pension/ savings plans/ Allianz products 
  • Shared success: Company share purchasing plan 
  • Support for what matters: Mental health and wellbeing programs 
  • Investments in your career: Career opportunities within the entire Allianz Group 
  • Investments in your skills: Comprehensive learning and development offerings, including certifications and professional qualifications 
  • … and so much more!

About Allianz Global Investors

Allianz Global Investors is a leading global active asset manager.

We invest for the long term and want to create value for clients every step of the way. We do this by being active – in how we partner with clients and anticipate their needs, and build solutions based on capabilities across public and private markets. Our focus on enhancing our clients’ assets leads naturally to a commitment to sustainability for positive change. Our goal is to enhance the investment experience for clients, whatever their location or goals.

Putting our clients’ needs first, behaving in a transparent way and treating people fairly means acting with integrity. We encourage a collegial culture, that supports individual responsibility. We invest in the development of our employees to maximize the power of innovation.

We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce, we are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to helping applicants with any disabilities. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in. We therefore welcome applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Great to have you on board.

If you feel inspired to promote the active asset management experience, this is the place for you. Join our diverse, international, technology-enabled, and agile environment. Simply upload your CV in English to apply for this position! If you need support to navigate our websites or at any stage during your application, please send an email with your request to recruiting@allianzgi.com

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Without a contract in place, we will not accept invoices on unsolicited resumes, even if the candidate was ultimately employed by Allianz Global Investors.

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