M&A Associate 1 or 2 - Industrials & Automotive

Location: London, England, United Kingdom

Salary: Excellent

A highly regarded global institution is seeking an Associate due to internal movement. The successful candidate will join a dynamic Industrials team franchise that boasts excellent credentials and a strong deal pipeline.


Role description:

  • Typical work includes a mix of execution and client coverage including: financial analysis, financial due diligence, process management and client deal team interaction
  • Required to co-ordinate and work with all other product, geography and industry teams, including: M&A, Leverage Finance, Debt Capital Markets and Equity Capital Markets
  • Opportunity to work on a range of transaction types including: sell-side M&A, buy-side M&A, equity raising and leveraged buyouts
  • Broad engagement across teams / groups, for example:  M&A, Leverage Financed, Financial Sponsors, DCM, ECM, Structured and Risk solutions (e.g., IR or FX derivatives).
  • Involvement in broad range of deals, for example: sell-side, buy-side, financings, PE funds and SWFs.


Desired profile, qualifications and knowledge required:

  • A proven background in Corporate Finance from a bank or reputable boutique advisory firm
  • Previous experience in Industrials subsectors is desired but isn't a prerequisite - particularly Autos, Capital Goods, Manufacturing, Building Materials etc 
  • Excellent financial modelling experience (operating models, merger models, LBO, etc )
  • Strong communications skills: ability to interact confidently with banking professionals and clients
  • Team player