Intern - Group Strategy / Group M&A / Group Venture Portfolio Management (f/m/d)

Deutsche Börse AG • Frankfurt am Main

Learn. Develop. Grow. But always: Share value

Join our international team that drives positive change, united by a spirit of openness and curiosity. We empower you to have an impact and to grow – personally and professionally. With us, you work at the heart of financial systems and evolve the way markets operate. We’re excited about the future because we are the ones shaping it. Let´s do this together by sharing value!

Who we are

Who we are

Tracing its origins to 1585, Deutsche Börse Group has become one of the world’s leading exchange organisations and an innovative market infrastructure provider. In this role, we provide investors, financial institutions and companies access to global capital markets. What’s your part in all this? With your commitment you contribute to the success of our unique business model: offering a wide range of products, services and technologies for security, transparency and integrity on the markets. By creating trust in the markets of today and tomorrow we foster growth and contribute to the prosperity of future generations.

Frankfurt am Main

Your career at Deutsche Börse Group

Your area of work:
As part of the CEO division, you will support up to three teams that act as a competence center for Deutsche Börse Group's central decision-making bodies and work closely with each other:

  • Group Strategy develops Deutsche Börse Group's strategy and pursues its implementation in projects
  • Group M&A is responsible for the identification and implementation of M&A projects
  • Group Venture Portfolio Management / DB1 Ventures is responsible for venture investments in start-ups (new investments and portfolio management)

As an intern (f/m/d), you will gain insights into the activities of one or even several of these teams. You state your preferences in the application process. Depending on your skills profile and requirements, we will then plan your areas of work during the application process. This gives you the opportunity to gain an impression of exciting areas of work in our company, gain valuable cross-departmental experience and combine university theory with practice.
Your responsibilities: 
Depending on your area of work, your responsibilities could include the following tasks:

  • You will prepare decision documents for the Executive Board of Deutsche Börse Group
  • You will analyze competitor activities and key market trends and support the teams in managing the group-wide strategy process and executing strategic projects
  • You support the financial modeling and valuation of potential deal opportunities using value and multiple-based valuation methods
  • You will participate in ongoing transactions, analyze and evaluate potential investment targets and assist in the preparation of investment proposals/presentations for DBAG's management and support the team in performing specific tasks as part of the due diligence process
  • You will also research and evaluate selected markets in detail and assess them for attractive investment opportunities
  • You will support portfolio management and evaluate and maintain the venture pipeline and deal flow database as well as all operational documentation

Your profile: 

  • You are enrolled at a state-recognized university for the entire duration of the internship and have completed at least four semesters. There is also the possibility of an orientation internship, whereby you are currently in a gap year after completing your Bachelor's or Master's degree in the above-mentioned fields of study - no certificate of enrollment is required for this
  • You have very good grades (high school/university), are motivated and are curious about the topics of the three departments
  • Ideally, you have already gained some practical experience in corporate finance / M&A, strategy development or in the venture/start-up sector
  • You have an interest in and basic knowledge of financial analysis and company valuation
  • Thanks to your communicative nature, you can quickly integrate yourself into the team. Your independent way of working and very good analytical skills help you to quickly familiarize yourself with new topics
  • You have very good knowledge of MS Office applications (especially Excel and PowerPoint)
  • In addition, you are fluent in written and spoken English and German (at least B2)

Start date: 01/09/2024 

Why Deutsche Börse Group?

We are committed to providing a work environment where everyone feels welcome and can reach their full potential. Our standards go far beyond simply matching candidates with the right position.


We enable you to move freely with our job tickets, job (e-)bikes and free parking opportunities.

Work environment

Collaboration, communication, or deep focus – in our modern office buildings you will find the perfect work environment. Free drinks and food and meal allowances included.

Health and wellbeing

We care for your health and wellbeing and besides various health promotion measures we offer you a group accident insurance and additional insurance offers at discounted rates.

Financial stability

We provide financial stability by offering attractive salaries, company pension schemes, participation in our Group Share Plan, as well as bonuses, subsidies and discounts.

Hybrid work

Collaborate and exchange on-site or work remotely several days a week in line with business needs and local regulations. Our hybrid working model combines the best of both worlds.

Flexible working hours

We want your job to fit your life situation and offer flexible working time models, part-time models, childcare allowance, or the possibility to study alongside your job.


Our market infrastructures are globally connected. Working with us means collaborating with like-minded colleagues across over 60 locations from more than 100 nations.


We promote individual development by offering internal development programmes, mentoring, further education and training budgets.

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