Ardian is a world leading private investment house, managing or advising $150bn of assets on behalf of more than 1,300 clients globally. Our broad expertise, spanning Private Equity, Real Assets and Credit, enables us to offer a wide range of investment opportunities and respond flexibly to our clients’ differing needs. Through Ardian Customized Solutions we create bespoke portfolios that allow institutional clients to specify the precise mix of assets they require and to gain access to funds managed by leading third-party sponsors.

We also provide a specialist service for private clients through Ardian Private Wealth Solutions. Ardian is majority-owned by its employees and places great emphasis on developing its people and fostering a collaborative culture based on collective intelligence. Over 1,040 employees, spread across 17 offices in Europe, the Americas and Asia, are strongly committed to the principles of Responsible Investment and are determined to make finance a force for good in society. Our goal is to deliver excellent investment performance combined with high ethical standards and social responsibility.

At Ardian we invest all of ourselves in building companies that last.

The role

Ardian’s Private Credit team is offering an internship in the London office to assist in the identification, analysis, and execution of potential private credit investments. Ardian’s Private Credit team is one of the largest and most active private credit players in Europe, with approximately $10 billion under management. The team consists of 22 investment professionals based in London, Paris, and Frankfurt.

Required skills

  • High analytical and intellectual capability
  • Knowledge of financial statement analysis, valuation techniques and competency in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • The candidate should possess a broad set of quantitative, qualitative and interpersonal skills, and be a strong team player
  • This list is not exhaustive and will vary depending on the capabilities of the intern and the needs of the team.


  • Business, Economics, Finance, Science, or Maths degree either completed or due to be completed from a leading business school / university. Minimum 2:1
  • Previous roles / internships in one of the following areas:
  • Private Equity or Private Credit
  • M&A or structured/leveraged finance team of a leading European or American bank
  • Transaction Services team of a leading audit firm
  • Leading strategy consulting firm
  • Knowledge of financial engineering and LBO structuring
  • Dutch, Danish and Swedish language skills would be strongly preferred

Regulatory responsibilities

Conduct rule staff

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant statutory and regulatory requirements applicable to the role
  • Understand the Individual Conduct Rules set out by the UK Regulator and ensure compliance in letter and in spirit

Right to work

  • Please ensure you have the appropriate right to work in the UK i.e. a British passport, settled or pre-settled status under the EU settlement scheme or have obtained a visa which gives you the right to live and work in the UK

Application process

  • Please send CV & Cover Letter