Phoenix Search UK is working with a top investment bank looking to hire an M&A Associate in London. The bank specialises in mergers and acquisitions and capital raises within the entertainment industry, with a total deal value in excess of $5 billion.
The new joiner will be an integral part of the deal team and will work directly with senior leaders on a variety of client engagements, including sell and buy-side M&A and capital raises.
Drafting various tailored documents, with a high level of autonomy, in PowerPoint format – Information Memorandums, Briefing Packs, Presentations etc
Carry out analysis and interrogation of financial data received from clients
Gather information, identify linkages and trends and apply findings to reports.
Interact professionally with the finance team based at the bank's clients when raising questions/queries
Preparation of financial models – P&L, Balance sheet and Cashflow
Research and present other financial analysis on excel – tailored to specific situations
Managing a due diligence data room and responding to corresponding questions.
Conduct research into companies and industries
2 years+ post qualified M&A / corporate finance experience in either investment banking or transaction advisory diligence valuation groups
Fully competent with Excel, PowerPoint and Word
Strong financial analytical skills
Healthy track records of direct involvement in deals