Nordea Investment Banking – Leveraged Finance autumn internships 2022, 20 weeks in Stockholm or Oslo

Eager to get a glimpse into the world of private equity and leveraged buyouts?
A Nordic leader, the Nordea Leveraged Finance unit focuses exclusively on servicing the bank’s private equity clients. Our team consists of 40 professionals across the Nordics is responsible for delivering first-class debt services and solutions in a broad set of situations, including leveraged buyouts, acquisition financings, dividend recapitalisations and refinancings.

In close collaboration with relevant units in Investment Banking, Leveraged Finance is responsible for all parts of the private equity related debt value chain including pitching, structuring, execution and ultimately the distribution of debt instruments across financial markets. We are fully committed to a product-neutral approach and our capabilities span across a wide spectrum of debt solutions including bank loan financings, distributed loans and high yield bonds.

About this opportunity
Following an intense week of training that will equip you with the technical toolbox and soft skills needed for you to contribute, you will as a Leveraged Finance intern join a team of highly dedicated and experienced industry professionals. Supported by senior colleagues, you will from day one get the opportunity to solve complex financial situations as well as experience client interaction. You will assume ownership and responsibility for various key processes including the preparation of pitch material, financial modelling as well as aggregating and analysing quantitative and qualitative data. You will work closely together with our experienced colleagues in various internal situations learning first-hand the decision-making process of an investment bank.

On any given day, your work could range from fundamental credit analysis and financial modelling of a potential buy-out target to assisting in creating sales pitch materials for a potential high yield bond refinancing or monitoring our leveraged finance credit portfolio.

The Internship lasts approximately 20 weeks, is full-time and based in Stockholm or Oslo

Who you are
Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best – and that we imagine you share with us.
The candidates for the Leveraged Finance Internship are expected to possess a combination of strong track record, whether academically or other relevant experiences, a can-do attitude, as well as a genuine interest in finance.

Our organizational structure is uniquely flat, and our team culture supports people eager to learn and take on new challenges. A successful candidate is expected to enjoy personal responsibility as well as being part of a team, take own initiatives and have the ability to work on multiple engagements simultaneously. We emphasise a steep learning curve for our junior colleagues and prioritise continuous feedback to support development of your professional skills.
Strong communication and presentation skills as well as solid knowledge of various computer tools (e.g. Microsoft Office) are considered vital.
Your background:
•    At least 2 years of university studies with a strong academic track record
•    Positive mindset and an enthusiastic approach to work
•    Ability to produce high quality work under tight deadlines
•    A genuine interest in the financial markets
•    Strong analytical and numerical skills
•    Fluency in English, both speaking and writing (preferably also in another Nordic language)

At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.

If this sounds like you, get in touch!

Next steps
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At Nordea, we recruit from the widest possible pool and hire the best person for the job. Because diversity makes us stronger. And once you are on board, you will find that we offer equal opportunities to everyone.
Please submit your application including cover letter, CV and grades on at latest 13th February 2022.
For more information about the position, please contact for Stockholm Emil Ahlin ( or Jannik Dahl ( and for Oslo Jørgen Røsholm
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