Buyout Trainee

Job title: Buyout Trainee

Company: CapMan

Contract type: Part-time, Fixed-term

Location: Helsinki

Application deadline: 10/05/2019

Published: 24/04/2019

Trainees for the Buyout team in Helsinki

Are you interested in gaining experience in a broad range of business development projects in the private equity and financial arena? If yes, you might be the person we are looking for!

CapMan Buyout invests in unlisted Nordic mid-market companies. We pick the most interesting growth stories, unique products and passionate entrepreneurs, with whom we partner and develop the businesses further. We invest in numerous sectors: the principal driver is that the company has the aptitude to grow, a market leading position and a strong and positive culture and leadership enabling growth and value creation. The CapMan Buyout team includes 12 members based in Helsinki and Stockholm and currently manages 14 portfolio companies.

As a Trainee, you will participate in the Buyout team’s day-to-day operations. You will assist the team in evaluating new investment opportunities, supporting portfolio company development and participating in general transactional work. Your typical tasks include company and industry analysis, financial modelling and presenting your conclusions.

Who we are looking for

You have an academic background in finance, industrial management or similar field of studies with outstanding grades. You have strong analytical skills and you master the use of PowerPoint and Excel. You are a pragmatic, energetic, diligent and self-driven team player. Ideally you have gained experience from investment banking, management consulting or other relevant industry. We expect you to be fluent in Finnish and English.

What is in it for you

We offer you a unique opportunity to work in private equity together with great colleagues and a non-hierarchical culture located in the heart of Helsinki. We are looking for trainees for fall 2019 and spring 2020. The positions are fixed-term and part-time (50–100% depending on workload, compensation based on mutually agreed actual hours) with flexibility regarding duration and starting time. The earliest start for the first traineeship is in August 2019.


Interested? Apply at by 10.5.2019 at the latest. Attach your CV and letter of application in English. Applications are being evaluated continuously.

For additional information on the position, please contact Investment Manager Laura Karikko at +358 50 372 8555 or

CapMan Buyout Trainee 2019