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CIB – Investment Banking – FIG – Associate

Req #: 170010456
Location: London, ENG, UK
Job Category: Investment Banking
Job Description:

CIB – Investment Banking – FIG – Associate – London

Our business

J.P. Morgan's Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world's most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries.

 

We offer our clients a full suite of global financial services and capabilities, providing strategic advice, raising capital, managing risk, and extending liquidity in markets around the world.  Not only is our goal to help clients succeed, we are committed to contributing to orderly and well functioning markets and supporting global economic growth across our businesses.

 

Departmental description

J.P. Morgan's EMEA Financial Institutions Group (FIG) is responsible for the origination and execution of public and private M&A and capital markets transactions involving corporate, financial sponsor and government clients.  We maintain leading relationships with some of the most prominent clients in the EMEA financial services industry and aid them, through M&A and capital markets transactions, in delivering on their corporate strategy and structure.  Often, members of the deal team interact on a daily basis with the client's CEO and CFO.

 

Position Summary:

We have an open opportunity at the 1st Year Associate level in the Market Structure and Specialty Finance team within the EMEA Financial Institutions Group.  We cover origination and execution of mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and capital markets transactions across the Market Infrastructure and specialty finance client base within EMEA, together with other bankers from the FIG M&A team as well as colleagues from country and other product teams.

 

The Associate will be a key player in the execution of the Firm's business.  S/he will leverage upon past investment banking or related experience to enhance the Firm's M&A execution and capital raising capabilities and contribute to building J.P. Morgan's franchise and reputation in the marketplace.  S/he will have strong function skills in the major areas of investment banking and will demonstrate the ability to become a senior officer who is capable of generating and executing his/her own transactions.  Most importantly, the candidate will be highly enthusiastic about J.P. Morgan's mission and be driven and committed to its success.

Core responsibilities

  • Participate in the "full cycle" of transactional execution including preparing marketing pitches, reviewing and formulating financial analysis, preparing and presenting internal committee memoranda and client presentations
  • Expected to develop expertise in the quantitative and analytical practices used to develop strategic, capital structure and valuation recommendations to clients and will work along-side senior bankers in providing relationship support and executing transactions.
  • Play a key role in implementing the execution function including working with analysts, as well as, assisting more senior bankers
  • Transaction execution: support due diligence, document preparation, negotiation etc. and liaising with relevant counterpart at the client/other advisers (accounting, legal, etc.)
  • Keeping abreast of key market developments and establishing knowledge of the target client base and relevant market dynamics
  • Training, coaching and mentoring of junior colleagues

Qualifications

  • Outstanding financial analysis and modelling skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent required
  • Strong Investment banking experience
  • Experience of the Market Structure and Specialty finance sector, while not required, is desirable
  • Solid communication and project management skills
  • In-depth understanding of investment banking products
  • Experience in dealing with clients and other transactional advisers
  • Strong team player
  • Excellent technology skills with superior Excel and PowerPoint skills and ability to quickly learn new software applications
  • Perfectly fluent in English. Foreign language skills, while not required, are desirable, specifically European languages

JPMorgan Chase & Co offers an exceptional benefits programme and a highly competitive compensation package.  JPMorgan Chase & Co is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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