AfricInvest was founded in 1994 and is today a leading private equity firm in Africa with around US$1.5Bn of assets under management across 18 funds. AfricInvest relies on a team of 66 highly skilled investment professionals operating out of 11 offices in Abidjan, Algiers, Cairo, Casablanca, Dubai, Johannesburg, Lagos, Nairobi, London, Paris and Tunis (head office).
AfricInvest is a co-founder of the Tunisian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (ATIC, www.atic.org.tn), the Moroccan Private Equity Association (AMIC, www.amic.org.ma), the African Venture Capital Association (www.avca-africa.org), the East African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (www.eavca.org), and the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (www.empea.org), and is a member of the Euromed Capital Forum (www.euromed-capital.com).
About the internship:
The AfricInvest MBA internship is a 10-12 week paid internship. The internships will be based in Tunis and/ or Casablanca, depending on needs. The internship is an opportunity for those who demonstrate an interest in Africa and private markets investing to further develop as emerging market investors. The interns will form part of the investment team and so will have exposure to the investment process.
About the candidate:
The ideal candidate is one who has a demonstrated interest in Africa and possesses the skills required to make a meaningful contribution to the investment team. Financial skills are an essential, specifically a thorough understanding of accounting and corporate finance. Prior buy-side experience is favorable.
Please send through your resume and cover letter (no more than 200 words) to firstname.lastname@example.org by 15 February 2019.