Private Equity & Venture Capital, Frankfurt am Main: currently 21 jobs.The latest job was posted on 21 Sep 19.
Private Equity and Venture Capital roles in Frankfurt
Frankfurt has an active financial sector in which Private Equity and Venture Capital companies play their part. At present, Private Equity and Venture Capital professionals in Frankfurt earn an average of €65,000 per year, not counting variable compensation which can be substantial, particularly in senior roles.
The Private Equity industry tends to get involved in funding buyouts of existing companies with the aim of optimising their performance and financial structure before selling them at a profit. Venture Capital is less concerned with leverage and short-term financial performance, and more with early stage investment in brand new companies with growth potential. In both cases, the employees tend to have very strong financial modelling and forecasting skills, often gained in a background in the investment banking industry. It is a competitive and demanding industry in which employees are expected to demonstrate commitment and dedication as well as technical ability.
At present in Frankfurt there are opportunities for associates, partners and investor relations professionals in Private Equity and Venture Capital. Many of the roles available will involve travel, as the global Private Equity and Venture Capital firms tend to use their Frankfurt offices as a hub for the entire continental European market.
More about working in Frankfurt
As well as financial services, the Frankfurt region is a hub for manufacturing and for the creative and media industries. Frankfurt am Main has one of the highest rates of regional GDP per capita in the world.