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Software Investing Analyst Internship (Remote DE)

ASG

ASG

IT
Germany
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

SOFTWARE INVESTING ANALYST INTERNSHIP

Remote, DE

ABOUT US

ASG is an unconventional software business that invests in uniquely positioned vertical SaaS companies and builds them into industry leading software platforms. We believe that combining deep expertise and shared resources can drive exponential growth, and that the heart of a thriving business is the people - the founders whose legacy we honor, the employees with unlimited potential, and the leaders who drive our businesses forward. ASG is backed by Alpine Investors and has acquired 45+ businesses across 8 verticals since inception. We believe our companies, and our people, are better together.

Alpine Investors is a US based private equity firm that is completely reimagining the private equity space in the US and internationally. With over $17 billion in assets under management across 9 funds, Alpine's PeopleFirst philosophy continues to demonstrate that pursuing and investing in passionate individuals is the key driver in building enduring companies and delivering market-leading returns.

We believe the formula for building a world class business and making an impact on the world is the same: unleash incredible people to be their best selves. Our job is to empower young people and create a supportive environment where they can thrive, learn, and grow. And by fostering incredible talent, we can be a Force for Good in the world.

THE ROLE

The primary focus of our Summer Software Investing Analyst program is to gain experience sourcing and assessing potential investment opportunities for Alpine’s international software strategy. This entails proactively identifying companies and sectors for Alpine to invest; outreaching to and communicating with founders and management teams; identifying key trends and risks of a company and sector; and highlighting attractive areas for investment. As the deal processes “go live,” the Software Investing Summer Analysts will play a critical role on the deal team in assisting with various components of the deal process, including building and analyzing financial models, participating in on-site company visits, and conducting diligence meetings with business executives.

We strongly believe in giving interns ownership and responsibility early on so that they can maximize their learning and be ready to meaningfully contribute to the team. This is a temporary, fixed contract internship with a duration of approximately 3 months.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Participate in our comprehensive training program
  • Primarily, outreach to and communicating with founders of software companies in the DACH region that could be a potential investment for Alpine, while also developing a software sub-sector thesis to present at the end of the internship.
  • Meet with and present to company management teams
  • Present company opportunities and sub-sector thesis to senior software team, highlighting the investments merits, risk, dynamics and next steps
  • Conducting market research, expert interviews, database research, etc.
  • Learn how to prepare technical elements of deal processes, including: financial statement analysis, financial modeling, transaction structuring, and financial and operational due diligence

WHO WILL SUCCEED

  • A communicator – you think on your feet and present ideas clearly and directly
  • A fast learner – you learn independently and pick up new skills quickly
  • A hard worker – you have a strong work ethic and are persistent
  • A connector – you enjoy meeting new people and building + fostering lasting relationships
  • A problem solver – you’re creative and solution oriented
  • A leader – you have a growth mindset and hold yourself accountable for successful outcomes
  • A teammate – you enjoy working with, learning from, and building relationships with others

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Currently studying for your undergraduate degree at a DACH region university
  • Demonstrated track record of academic excellence and/or extracurriculars
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • A curious mindset and desire to learn
  • A desire to problem-solve and drive solutions
  • Low ego and the ability to take feedback
  • Excitement to work with and learn from teams


DE&I COMMITMENT

Alpine’s commitment to being a diverse, equitable, and inclusive space underpins everything that we do. Our philosophy is grounded in the belief that we only achieve success when we center the personal and professional experiences of historically underrepresented individuals.

By creating a workplace intentionally designed for people who are marginalized by the system – everyone wins, our funds get better, we achieve our goals, and we become the best Private Equity firm of our generation.

HOW TO APPLY

We will review general applications on a rolling basis and encourage you to apply as soon as you are ready, as final interviews may occur prior to the application period closing. Please email Aspa Lekka at alekka@alpinesg.com if you have any questions on the application process or timeline.

Salary Range: The target salary range for this position is (€2,000-3,000 per month)