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Zen Capital Partners


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Zen Capital Partners Company Overview (www.zencapitalpartners.com) Zen Capital Partners is a team of entrepreneurs with success investing in, operating, and growing private companies. We seek to identify, acquire and operate an existing Canadian private company with an initial enterprise value between $10.0 - $40.0 million. We are funded by over 15 seasoned entrepreneurs, executives and investors. The Managing Partner at Zen Capital is a graduate of University of Chicago Booth School of Business and has a background in technology, supply chain, entrepreneurship and sales.

Description of Associate Intern Role The internship will involve a hands-on learning experience with many of the core activities involved with running a startup private equity firm.

An Associate should expect to develop a fundamental knowledge of the process by which middle market companies are bought and sold. Analysts will also gain a working understanding of the industry participants involved in middle market transactions and the motivating factors driving their behavior.

Details of Analyst Role • Research and identify attractive industries based on Zen’s investment criteria • Develop investment theses and an understanding of business models for selected industries • Production of emails/letters for targeted small businesses • Review of confidential information on potential acquisitions; Business opportunity modeling • Participation in phone calls with investment bankers and small business owners • Significant mentorship from Zen’s Managing Partner and weekly meetings to discuss progress

Pay / Sponsorship: Unpaid internship Hours per Week: 10 to 20 hours per week Duration: 10 weeks



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