Start Date: ASAP Description of duties
The Intern will receive training from corporate finance analysts, associates and Directors (M&A, ECM, Structured Finance) to support them in all aspects of transaction process from strategic research through to execution.
The role will provide unparalleled exposure to senior professionals and the world of M&A, Equity Capital Markets and Private Placement transactions. The main tasks will be:
§ Presentations - assist in preparing client presentations and support Analysts and Associates in preparing pitches for prospect presentation
§ Research & Documentation - assist in writing detailed company descriptions and market analysis
§ Modelling - Create and update detailed financial models and business plans for M&A, private placements, Leveraged Buy-Outs and Capital Markets transactions
§ Valuation - Undertake valuations from initial data to indicative valuation and present them to colleagues and clients, taking responsibility for the substance and quality of the work
§ Sector coverage - analyse a range of TMT and Healthcare companies to understand trends and investment interests
§ General Transaction support - involvement in assembling, developing, and/or editing information requests, proposals, and management presentations.
The ideal candidate will have an outstanding academic track record from a recognized college or university with a degree in Business or Finance: Business Schools (HEC, ESSEC, ESCP, Sciences Po, EM Lyon…), Tier 1 University (Dauphine, Sorbonne, Assas…) and Engineering Schools (Mines, Centrale…).
Previous internship experience in investment banking, audit or private equity is desirable.
§ Excellent researching abilities
§ Technical proficiency in accounting, financial analysis and Excel
§ Strong attention to detail
§ Fluent written English and excellent spoken English is required
§ Project management and prioritisation skills
§ Team-building end entrepreneurial spirit
§ A proven interest in technology
§ Ability to work under pressure
The successful candidate will also be committed, reliable, have a good understanding of business and demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills.