• Londres, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • Goodman Masson
  • 2018-12-14

Associate, Financial Sponsors M&A (French speaker)

Location: Londres, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni


A leading investment bank with a top tier leveraged finance and M&A platform is seeking to hire an Associate (any level) within their Financial Sponsors Group. This bank has extensive Sponsor relationships and advises major PE firms on all deal origination and execution.



Due to the close interaction with financial sponsors it is common for people to then move to the buy-side (or to leveraged finance). 


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) 

·         Prefernece for a French or German speaker 

·         Distinctive academic record: consistently highly rated versus their peer group

·         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

·         Excellent attention to detail