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IBD, M&A Solutions Group – Anti-Raid, New York, Associate/Vice President
Goldman Sachs USA
January 22, 2018
New York, New York
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB INVESTMENT BANKING Our division works on some of the most complex financial challenges and transactions in the market today. Whether advising on a merger, providing financial solutions for an acquisition, or structuring an initial public offering, we handle projects that help clients at major milestones. We work with corporations, pension funds, financial sponsors, and governments and are team of strong analytical thinkers, who have a passion for producing out-of-the-box ideas.
Job Summary: The M&A Solutions Group within the Mergers and Acquisitions Group in New York is looking for a Senior Associate or Vice President with M&A and Investment Banking experience to join the Anti-raid / Anti-activism team.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS Job Context: The Anti-raid practice within the M&A Solutions Group is the oldest such practice on Wall Street and is a cornerstone of the broader Goldman Sachs M&A business. The Anti-raid team is principally responsible for executing unsolicited and contested M&A transactions and activism situations in which M&A is the primary activist objective. The team also focuses on preparing clients ahead of potential hostile situations, and generally marketing the firms capabilities in raid / activism defense.
Role Responsibilities: You will work closely with the M&A teams across industry sectors and with colleagues in M&A Solutions to execute contested M&A and activism situations. You will travel with senior IBS and M&A representatives of the firm to present shareholder and vulnerability perspectives to clients.
Bachelor's degree plus a minimum of 5 years' work experience
OR MBA degree with at least 2 years' post-MBA work experience
Current investment banking experience, with M&A experience a specific focus
Strong analytical and technical orientation, with experience performing financial and valuation analysis
Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
Maturity to interact and show leadership with senior level clients
Strong judgement and decisions making capabilities
Personal initiative and integrity
Strong team orientation and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with team members in multiple groups
ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.