Squarefield internship

We are successfully expanding our activities and are continuously looking for talented and ambitious candidates to join our firm as an intern to support the team and gain hands-on corporate finance experience.

Introduction

Squarefield is the leading corporate finance advisor exclusively committed to clients in the Food & Agri sector. Our expertise spans the entire value chain from inputs to consumer end-products. Our extensive knowledge of the Food & Agri sector allows us to deliver outstanding independent advice to our clients. Our ambition is to grow alongside our clients through long-term and trusted relationships, as well as commitment to an open, strategic dialogue. Services we offer range from assisting with the planning and scoping of corporate strategy right through to the execution of M&A transactions and debt restructuring.

 

Our DNA and values

  • Passion, fun and energy
  • Open-minded, honest and personal communication
  • Respect and trust
  • Personal development
  • “Practice what you preach”
  • “We are in this together”

 

Food & Agri focus guarantees a high deal volume

Global macro trends present significant challenges for our planet and mankind in the years to come. Never before have we been faced with such major drivers of change, that are ultimately shaping our future. With a growing world population, changing climate and increased demand for Western-style diets, the Food & Agri sector in particular faces some clear challenges; in short, it has to do more with less. There is an increased focus on efficiency and sustainability throughout the entire value chain. In addition, changing consumer preferences such as increased health awareness and a shift towards convenience products fuel the demand for innovations.

The Netherlands forms a spill in this sector with c. 5,300 companies active in food production. We rank second highest with respect to receiving private R&D investment in Food & Agri in Europe and host 12 of the world’s largest Food & Agri companies who have major production or R&D sites in the Netherlands. Undoubtedly, these forces are leading to an eruption of new business models, emergence of (smaller) niche players, consolidation, and thus, M&A activity. Combined with a continued strong focus of private equity on the sector, this guarantees high deal volumes in the near future.

Your profile

  • Working towards or already completed a Master’s degree in (business) economics or finance. Other degrees will be considered if candidates can demonstrate experience in, or affinity with, corporate finance or financial analysis;
  • Outstanding academic track record with strong analytical, commercial and social skills. Previous internship/work experience is an advantage, as well as extra-curricular experience;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in both English and Dutch (additional languages are an advantage);
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word);
  • Available full-time for a 4-6 month period.

We work from the perspective of offering qualifying interns a permanent position with the firm.

Being an intern at Squarefield gives you the opportunity to get a sense of all the different options corporate finance has to offer. You will rapidly develop your knowledge and skillset within an intellectually stimulating environment. You will become comfortable in an entrepreneurial organization whose clients include the most renowned companies within international Food & Agri.

If you believe that you qualify for this challenging and rewarding role, if you want to be part of a great team, if you like to exercise with a personal trainer every week, please get in contact with us and apply for an internship at Squarefield.

Application details

For more information you can contact HR:
hr@squarefield.com
P. +31 20 570 7555