Intern – Strategy and Transactions – M&A Lead Advisory (graduate)

von: EY (Ernst & Young AG) | Ort: Zurich
N: EY(Ernst&YoungAG)

The opportunity

We are looking for a motivated colleague for a 6-month internship in our M&A Lead Advisory team in Zurich, starting in July 2024.

As a member of one of the leading mid-market M&A teams in Switzerland, Europe, and globally, you will have the opportunity to work on high-profile sell- and buy-side M&A transactions with corporate clients, entrepreneurs, and financial sponsors. During this exceptional opportunity, you will gain hands on experience on various projects with a steep learning curve.

Kick-start a purposeful career and join our unique M&A Lead Advisory teal to help solve exciting problems on a daily basis!


Your key responsibilities:

As an intern, you will assist in the execution of M&A transactions from pitch to close. Your day-to-day responsibilities will mainly include the following:

  • In-depth industry and company analyses;

  • Preparation of potential buyer and target lists;

  • Company valuations using market and comparable transaction multiples and the DCF method;

  • Preparation of transaction documents such as information memorandum, teaser, management presentation;

  • Support in the due diligence process.


In addition, you will be able to:

  • Sharpen your technical skills in areas such as accounting, business valuations and financial modeling;

  • Support on multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring that tight deadlines are met.


Skills and attributes for success:

  • Advanced stages of Bachelor's degree (minimum 4 semesters) or Master's degree with excellent academic track record in business administration, finance, economics, etc.;

  • First experience in relevant fields, ideally in M&A (M&A boutique, investment banking, Big Four) or in private equity, investment management, transaction diligence, etc.;

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and German;

  • Proficiency in Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.);

  • Exceptional analytical abilities and strong organizational skills;

  • Strong decision-making skills with the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment;

  • Collaborative team player with a proactive mindset.


The application deadline is 15th December 2023, and interviews will be held in January 2024.


What we offer

EY Switzerland offers you to work in a diverse and inclusive environment with around 3,000 employees from 64 different countries. You will collaborate with the best, learn from the best and continually grow, as we invest a significant portion of our annual turnover in the personal development and training of our employees.

Click here to find out more about our benefits and corporate social responsibility.


Have we sparked your interest? We look forward to receiving your complete application with CV, cover letter, certificates, copy of transcripts.

For more information, please contact our recruitment team ( / +41 58 286 33 66).


The exceptional EY experience. It's yours to build.

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