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Associate Level Internship 




If you have a demonstrated interest in and knowledge of private equity and/or capital markets, along with a record of academic excellence and professional drive, we encourage you to apply for an internship with 5Capital Funds Placement. You will work with our team on a diverse range of projects and activities and assist us in meeting our goals of working with and raising capital for best-in-class private equity and other alternatives managers. Our current mandates can be viewed here.


We are looking for current undergraduate students of the highest caliber with a focus in finance and who have the integrity, intellectual curiosity, and a passion for excellence. In return, we will offer you an internship with real responsibility, and the chance to deepen your skills and knowledge of private equity, venture capital and other private capital strategies. You will be engaged in marketing projects, as well as, assisting us in the research and analysis of different sectors, funds and investors.


We are flexible in terms of the physical location of the candidate and the availability, in terms of hours per week, and there is a stipend available.


About Us

5Capital Funds Placement is an entrepreneurial firm that assists top quartile private equity, venture capital, private debt, real assets and other alternatives funds, between $300 million and $2 billion in size, raise capital from institutional investors, including, pension funds, foundations, endowments, DFIs, SWFs, family offices and other asset managers, on a global basis.


We have a growing senior-level team consisting of current/former GPs, LPs, and fundraisers located in different parts of the word.


Our recent mandates have included:

  • Eur 160M Spanish growth private equity fund III, anchored by one of Spain’s largest banks (Final Closing Q1 2018)

  • Pre-IPO fund targeting US technology companies (Final Closing Q3 2018)

  • $250M infrastructure debt secondary transaction sponsored by the leading Indian infrastructure investor

  • US private equity fund of fund and secondary funds totaling $750M

  • US venture capital fund of fund and secondary funds totaling $800M

  • North American real estate credit fund for a manager with $2.5B in AUM

  • Eur 350M CEE fund IV managed by a leading central European fund manager


Additionally, we have an exceptional deal pipeline of top-quartile funds and receive an estimated 150 inbound fund requests per quarter.


Our team and current mandates can be viewed here:



Duties and Accountability​

  • Carrying out of research and analysis work on investment managers, funds, and investors

  • Carrying out sector research and analysis

  • Screening fund managers

  • Internet research

  • Prepare LP and GP databases

  • Assist in preparing fund marketing materials, presentations, etc.

  • Assist in maintaining and updating our Website and producing sector-specific content

  • Assist in different marketing and business development projects

Selection Criteria

  • Knowledge and enthusiasm for private equity and investment management

  • Excellent written and verbal English communications skills essential. Other languages, like German, French, Mandarin, and Japanese, are a plus.

  • Ability to work independently

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office software programs, especially Excel and PowerPoint






Contact Details

+1 (917) 975 8239

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