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INTERN – PRIVATE EQUITY – TUNIS, CASABLANCA, CAIRO

SPE Capital is a leading Private Equity firm with a specific regional focus on the MEA region, with offices in Tunis, Casablanca, Cairo, Abidjan and Paris. SPE Capital was previously the private equity arm of Swicorp, a leading financial services company active in MENA since 1987.

This 6-month internship provides an excellent opportunity to join the investment team of an African PE fund, which just raised USD 260m from world-class institutional investors, and is actively investing in high-growth opportunities in Africa, within a number of sectors such as health care and education. The internship offers a wide experience analyzing investment opportunities across a wide range of industries in addition to managing an existing portfolio of investments.

We are looking for a highly-motivated intern for our Private Equity team based in one of our North African offices (Tunis, Casablanca, Cairo).

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the team in (1) the assessment of investment opportunities in the MEA region and (2) active monitoring of portfolio companies

  • Conduct market research and business due diligence and analyses

  • Prepare financial models including business plans, valuation models (DCF, multiples, LBO, etc.) and investment returns to support transaction execution

  • Assist with the preparation of various notes and reports such as qualification notes, investment memorandum, portfolio review notes and marketing documents

Candidate Profile & Requirements

  • Degree from a leading business school or engineering school, including MBAs

  • Degree from a leading business school or engineering school, including MBAs

  • Strong finance knowledge, analytical capabilities, capacity for synthesis, modeling, and presentation skills (Excel & PowerPoint).

  • Self-starter mentality, high degree of autonomy and entrepreneurial mind.

  • Interest for and willingness to work in the MEA region.

  • Experience within the investment banking / private equity / management consulting field is strongly preferred.

  • Fluent in English is required, knowledge of French/Arabic is preferred.

Location: North Africa (Tunis, Casablanca, Cairo)

Start Date: August 2021.

Assignment duration: 6 months.

Application: Interested candidates should send their CV & cover letter to jobs@spe-capital.com with the title “INTERN – PRIVATE EQUITY” in the subject line.

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