Private Equity Internship

About Argos Wityu

Argos Wityu ( is an independent European private equity firm with offices in Brussels, Paris, Geneva, Frankfurt, Milan, and Luxembourg and is fully owned and operated by its 14 Partners. As an entrepreneurial and business-minded investment fund, they take majority stakes in medium-sized companies across Europe and currently manage €1.5bn in assets under management.
They invest for majority stakes across all industries in companies valued between €25-250m with a primary focus on complex transactions incl. management buy-in, management buy-out, carve-out, and complex shareholder situations, favouring business transformation and growth before leverage. Argos’ approach is characterized by a close relationship with management teams, an entrepreneurial spirit, transparency, and a strong sense of social responsibility. Over the past 30 years, they operated 8 funds and carried out more than 80 platform transactions.
In May 2013, the firm opened its Brussels office, with the ambition to target the Benelux market. Since then, they executed 5 platform transactions in the Benelux and 22 add-on acquisitions for Benelux investments (also outside Benelux) or European portfolio companies expanding into our region. Their local Benelux team currently consists of 6 investment professionals.

Job Description

Argos Wityu is currently looking to reinforce its local Brussels, Belgium-based investment team with Private Equity Interns. As an Intern, you will be part of a team of 3 Partners, 2 Managers, and 1 Analyst. You will be given the opportunity to work alongside the investment professionals and will be involved in most aspects of our day-to-day work.

  • Deal execution: Support the investment professionals in execution of investment opportunities through
    o Analysing markets, competition, strategy, and other components in deal opportunities
    o Preparation and presentation of financial models and analyses
    o Valuations exercises incl. comparable transactions, listed comparable companies and modelling
    o Support due-diligence processes
  • Proprietary sourcing: Support deal origination through market research and company screening
    o Research company & transaction databases to create company profiles and present to the investment team
    o Map markets and sub-sectors to identify potential investment opportunity areas
  • Portfolio: Ad-hoc tasks to support management teams of portfolio companies in key questions and value creation

Candidate Profile

  • Education: Master student with outstanding academics. Business/econ/management/finance studies preferred
  • Language skills: English (fluency mandatory)/ Dutch (fluency highly preferred – reading mandatory)/ French
  • Research & analytical skills: Ability to synthesize and process data and identify underlying trends / identify insight
  • Character: Interesting, motivated, and ambitious individuals with high curiosity – this is a role with a steep learning
    curve. We do not expect you to be an expert at financial models or investing but do expect a willingness to learn!
  • Team player: We work and play as a team. You should have strong communication skills and a positive can-do
    attitude. Moreover, we look for someone to enjoy lunch or a drink with as much as crack a difficult question.
  • Self-starter: Although you are part of a team, we expect high levels of initiative and an independent work attitude

Our offer

  • The internship will allow you to experience the challenge of working in a pan-European private equity fund
  • Multi-faceted learning opportunities through market research, investment screening, and deal cycle exposure
  • Guidance and mentoring through a flat organisation structure – our doors are always open
  • Access to training and professional development resources

Location, Duration & Application

  • Minimum of 4 months. We hire interns throughout the year with preference given to those with longer timeframes.
  • Role based out of Brussels. Part-time employment (with a minimum of 3 days per week) could be discussed.
  • If you are interested to apply, please send a cover letter and CV to