Financial Sponsors - Associate 1 or 2

Location: London, England, Großbritannien

Salary: COMPETITIVE

A leading investment bank with a top tier leveraged finance and M&A platform is seeking to hire an Associate (junior/mid level) within their Financial Sponsors Group. This bank has extensive Sponsor relationships and advises them on all M&A deal origination and execution (across all sectors). *Due to the close interaction with financial sponsors it is common for people to then move to the buy-side.

Due to the close interaction with financial sponsors it is common for people to then move to the buy-side. 

Role Description

·         Typical work includes a mix of execution and client coverage including: valuation, financial analysis, strategic analysis, due diligence, deal financing and process management

·         Provide M&A advice and financing when a private equity client acquires a company in an leveraged buyout

·         Maintain and update operating/ LBO model for clients and internal committees

·         Provide sponsors with advice as it relates to add-on acquisitions, divestitures, recapitalisations or restructurings for its portfolio companies

·         Provide sponsors with advice around exits; sale to another sponsor, sale to a strategic buyer or an IPO for their portfolio companies

 

Desired profile:

·         Experience of working within Investment Banking M&A or Sector Coverage Group, you will have gained extensive deal experience (with a leading bank, reputable boutique investment bank or an appropriate Big 4 team)

·         Highly motivated with strong people skills, self-starter, good initiative

·         Strong numerical aptitude & ability to multitask and run complex financial models

·         Interest/ ability to work across sectors, products and geographies

·         Comfortable with client exposure from the outset