Investment Banking Associate - Mergers And Acquisitions

Morgan Stanley New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

Morgan Stanley is a leading global services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries.

As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.

The Mergers & Acquisitions Department (M&A) is responsible for structuring and executing a wide range of complex domestic and cross-border transactions including acquisitions, divestitures, mergers, spin-offs, joint-ventures, asset swaps and defenses against unsolicited takeover attempts. The group works in close partnership with the firm's Industry Coverage groups including (but not limited to) Healthcare, Consumer & Retail, Industrials, Transportation, Basic Materials and Business Services.

Key responsibilities:

  • Drafting marketing materials

  • Participating and organizing management presentations

  • Engaging in negotiation activities

  • Conducting due diligence and supervising a team of analysts and associates

Advanced quantitative skills are required to analyze and evaluate financial models, mergers and acquisitions pro forma impact analysis as well as apply principles of corporate finance theory to financial valuation.

The role also entails managing projects in a client-facing role, including liaising with potential buyers, clients, clients' legal counsel, other advisors, and team members from across Morgan Stanley including Equity Capital Markets and Debt Capital Markets to provide guidance on capital structure and merger impact analysis.

  • Master's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Accounting, Mathematics or related field or foreign equivalent

  • At least three (3) years of investment banking experience providing strategic advice to and executing strategic transactions for U.S. and multinational corporate clients.

  • Previous experience with financial market data tools, software and programs including CapitalIQ, ThomsonOne, Bloomberg, SharkRepellant, Intralinks, and DatasiteOne.

As an alternative, the hiring manager will also accept

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Accounting, Mathematics, or a related field or foreign equivalent

  • Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in the areas listed above

  • Any suitable combination of experience, education, or training is acceptable

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