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IBCM, Consumer & Retail, Associate, London #116541
Credit Suisse -
July 5, 2018
London, United Kingdom
We Offer Credit Suisse ranks in the top tier across the key investment banking business segments and is a trusted strategic advisor to our clients on M&A transactions and financing alternatives including equity capital markets, debt capital markets and leverage finance.
Key responsibilities of the role:
You would be responsible for the preparation of financial / strategic analyses and presentation materials supporting corporate finance advice provided to our clients, the majority of whom are large companies. There will be a mix of origination and execution work within Consumer and Retail sector across different products (but with a centre of gravity around the core M&A and ECM products).
Typical responsibilities may include:
Origination and Relationship Building
Idea generation - aware of trends and developments within the respective industry sub-sector and combines this with product knowledge to spot opportunities for CS to assist clients.
Production of pitches - works with Analysts to produce well-argued presentations and thorough analysis. Increased involvement in design and structure of presentations from Analyst role, due to increased ability to stand back and see the bigger picture.
Verbal presentation of analysis and sections of pitches to clients of all levels.
Building of client relationships through formal and informal meetings and telephone discussions.
Take care of clients on detailed, day-to-day aspects of a transaction
Liaises with advisors, lawyers, accountants and other counter parties to produce prospectuses and other legal documentation
Undertakes full valuation analysis and drafting of valuation materials for clients, with limited mentorship
Verbal presentation of analysis recommendations to clients of all levels
Builds complex financial models, works with clients to develop inputs and modelling approach and uses output to draw conclusions and make recommendations
Travels with clients to visit investors worldwide through road shows and other PR activities
Produces documents for CS internal approval processes
Management of Analysts - coordinates Analyst work on projects, develops Analysts through delegation of responsibility, prioritises for Analysts and well as self.
Prior experience gained in an investment banking firm, with M&A or any industry exposure, is important
Previous experience within Consumer & Retail is essential
Highly motivated self-starter
Analytical mind set and solid numeracy
Good financial modelling and valuation skills are essential
Intellectual curiosity towards understanding of investment banking products (M&A, DCM, ECM etc.)
Ability to produce excellent written materials
Excellent organisational and project management skills, able to multi-task and plan ahead
Solid interpersonal skills and ability to liaise with clients
Able to present in a measured, clear, articulate way
Consistent track record of academic and professional achievements