IBD Strats are involved in marketing, structuring, pricing, and executing transactions for large corporations and institutions in the capital markets and M&A. We develop state-of-the-art quantitative and analytical methods for advising clients, and we build financing and risk-management solutions across products and industries.
IBD Strats are both investment bankers and innovators who create analytics and scalable technology platforms that will shape the future of investment banking and how we connect with clients. Direct participation in client interactions, deal executions and other core commercial activities allows us to be in the optimal position to develop technical innovations that create economic leverage and differentiate the firm.
Our team members are financial engineers, software engineers, and data scientists who share a passion for investment banking and the financial markets.
We are looking for an associate to join the Equity Capital Markets Strats team in London. The role requires a combination of the following competencies: an understanding of the financial markets and debt products, strong communication skills with non-technical clients and marketers, data and statistical analysis ideally including machine learning, and software engineering.
As a global team, we focus on targeting deal opportunities, creating differentiated client materials, and executing transactions effectively. This requires both client-specific data analyses, as well as building tools, models, and infrastructure for broader use.
A successful candidate in our London office must act as a local liaison with our global team, and interact with the European Financing Group, Classic Banking, Securities Division, and IBD Technology teams. We expect them to be self-led, entrepreneurial, and capable of managing the delivery and adoption of key products.
- Bachelor’s or advanced degree in a quantitative discipline
- Strong quantitative / analytic reasoning and problem-solving abilities
- Strong technical and computer programming skills
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Strong interpersonal skills; desire and ability to play on a team
- Strong interest in finance, investment banking, and the capital markets
- Results-oriented work ethic based upon responsibility, enthusiasm, and pride in work
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