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Experience private company analysis, during the Private Equity Deal Sourcing Workshop by!

When: Thursday 29 October 11:00 – 13:00 WEST

Where: Online (video conference)

Application deadline: Sunday 25 October at 22:00 WEST

Case deadline: Tuesday 28 October at 18:00 WEST

Requirements: German language skills are preferred (you can use google translate)


We are, a fast-growing deal-sourcing platform created to provide disruptive services to the Private Equity industry. We identify, screen and benchmark relevant (private) businesses for leading Private Equity funds and M&A teams across Europe (e.g. 3i, Waterland, Lazard, ING). Our technology supports and enriches the insights with advanced analytics and intelligence algorithms. With offices in Amsterdam, London and Frankfurt we are an international scale-up.

Case study & workshop

After the application deadline, selected students will receive the name of a private German business & profile outline to work with. You have 2 days to analyse the business yourself. This means you’ll get to dive into the business model, financials, competitors and provide an assessment of the business.

During the workshop, we’ll talk about the background of, give a full-fletched platform demo and we’ll discuss a selected number of case studies. The student with the best company analysis will receive a prize!

Background was founded by an international team with backgrounds in private equity (Bridgepoint, Gilde Buy Out Partners), advisory (Bain, McKinsey) and software development (Highstreet Mobile, Touchwonders). Coming from the industry ourselves, we are a game-changer to origination through digitalisation and advanced analytics.


Are you looking for an exciting internship or part-time job that prepares you for a job in PE, IB or consulting? We are continuously looking for fun, motivated and highly ambitious colleagues to join our offices in Frankfurt, Amsterdam or London. We are a flexible employer and offer internships and part-time positions all year round.


Who are we looking for?

  • Last year Bachelor, gap year or Master students with a track record of academic excellence and strong interest in Finance
  • Relevant previous internship experience in top-tier PE, IB, and/or consulting
  • German native (or C-level) speaker and strong English writing skills
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