Investment Banking Analyst - Financial Technology - Financial Services Group

Piper Sandler Companies New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

Investment Banking Analyst

  • Financial Technology

  • Financial Services Group, San Francisco, CA

Piper Sandler Companies (NYSE: PIPR) is a leading full service, global investment bank created through the merger of Piper Jaffray and Sandler O'Neill & Partners, L.P., which was completed on January 3, 2020. The combined company has over 1,500 employees, 122 of which are investment banking managing directors, and net revenue in excess of $1 billion. Our investment banking business is a leader in our core sectors: financial services, consumer, energy, healthcare, diversified industrials and technology.

Piper Sandler is the clear leader in financial services investment banking. With more than 100 financial services professionals, we have completed over 300 M&A transactions since January 2016 with an aggregate deal value of approximately $124 billion. Our financial technology group has advised on many of the most prominent transactions in the sector, including TD Ameritrade in its $26 billion sale to Schwab, Blackhawk in its $3.5 billion sale to Silverlake, Financial Engines in its $3 billion sale to Hellman & Friedman, Avoka in its $245 million sale to Temenos and Ripple in its $50 million investment and strategic partnership with Moneygram..

The Financial Technology sector is an exciting and rapidly changing industry with more than $150 billion in equity capital invested and more than $200 billion in M&A transactions in the sector over the last 5 years.

We are currently seeking an Analyst (1st or 2nd Year) to join our high growth Financial Technology

  • Financial Services Group in the San Francisco, CA office.

Our Analysts work closely with senior bankers to make a real impact on our clients' businesses. On a day-to-day basis our analysts:

  • Prepare materials to support our clients in achieving their objectives, including industry research and industry trends

  • Assist with transaction execution, including M&A and capital raising

  • Complete financial and valuation analysis, including discounted cash flow, leveraged buyout, merger consequences, comparable companies, and precedent transactions

  • Create pitch books

  • Interact with clients and senior bankers

  • Stay abreast of events and trends in the Financial Technology sector

Attracting only the very best professionals has been and will continue to be a key element of our success. We are focused on hiring candidates with genuine potential and interest for advancement within our firm. Piper Sandler seeks dedicated and motivated individuals possessing demonstrated academic achievement as well as leadership, organizational and teamwork skills. The ability to create innovative solutions, articulate complex ideas and adapt to a rapidly changing environment is essential. A successful candidate will possess the following characteristics:

  • Bachelor's degree from a top tier school; finance or accounting preferred

  • Recent graduate (2018 to 2020)

  • 1 to 2 years' experience working in an M&A deal environment (e.g. corporate finance/accounting analyst equivalent) a plus

  • Ability to work in a fast paced and challenging environment

  • Extremely detail oriented with the ability to multi-task

  • Candidates must be able to work well under pressure, handle multiple projects at once and learn quickly

  • Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong intellectual curiosity and work ethic

  • Interest in the Financial Technology sector

  • Capability to develop strong interpersonal relationships

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