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Investment Banking Associate - Acquisition Finance - M&A

  • : £65,000 + Benefits and Bonus
  • : Permanent
  • : London - City
  • : Global Banking Group

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Investment Banking Strategic Finance Acquisition Finance M&A Mergers and Acquisitions M&A Advisory M&A Valuations M&A Tactics Corporate Finance

Job Specification

Role description:

My client, a leading Global Banking Group, requires an investment Banking Associate (1-3 years' relevant experience) with a Corporate Finance / Acquisition Finance / M&A background to assist with the securing of mandates for my client as a lead bank in the structuring and execution of strategic and acquisition financing transactions and also to support related deal execution.


  • Conduct industry, company, structuring (including M&A) analysis necessary for the identification of potential strategic financing mandates.
  • Assist in the preparation and presentation of client marketing and financing advisory materials eg presentations, pitch books etc
  • Take responsibility for supporting the execution of mandates.
  • Build relationships throughout the business to establish a strong internal network, gather relevant information and help to ensure effective inter-departmental collaboration.

Experience Required

  • Demonstrable knowledge of working in a corporate finance function.
  • A minimum of one years' experience in a relevant role within Acquisition Finance, M&A advisory or Structured Finance.
  • Working knowledge of Debt Capital markets and Corporate Loans
  • Knowledge of M&A markets and dynamics.

Personal Profile

  • A real interest in financial markets and genuine enthusiasm for this type of role / arena
  • Somebody very comfortable with the numbers and can run Excel models of Balance Sheets and Cash Flows etc
  • A robust personality – can stand up in front of the business and be questioned on what you have done and justify your methodology and thought process.
  • Having confidence in what you do.
  • A flexible understanding of time – the work can be intense and there will be occasions that require long hours and weekends at certain points.
  • Broad minded and a global view of the Financial Markets
  • Some with a can-do attitude, willing to roll your sleeves up and contribute to the team effort.

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