Associate – Specialist Technology Investment Bank

  • Market Competitive
  • 伦敦, 英格兰, 英国
  • 3-5 年
  • Silverpeak LLP
  • 2017-09-17

Silverpeak advises innovative, fast-growing technology companies on M&A and financing transactions. We have a vast network of relationships and deep domain expertise in Internet & Digital Media, Enterprise Software/SaaS, IT Services, Enabling Technologies and Healthtech. Our clients come from across all of Europe, while our reach is truly global - over 90% of our completed M&A deals are cross-border. This is reflected by a highly international team, spanning 9 different nationalities.

We are currently searching for an Associate to build on our momentum from H1 2017 (5 deals closed) and execute on a growing pipeline of mandates.

For more information on Silverpeak, visit www.silverpeakib.com

What We Offer
• Opportunity to work with the leading technology companies, entrepreneurs & investors
• Entrepreneurial and meritocratic environment
• Flat hierarchy, working directly with Directors & Managing Directors
• Highly motivated and international team
• Cross-border deal-making (international travel) with exposure to all stages of a deal

The Associate Role
Associates at Silverpeak typically assume responsibility for a broad range of tasks, such as:

Deal Execution:
• Preparation of teasers and management presentations
• Company models (operating and financial)
• Supervising meetings and calls with counterparties
• Valuation analyses (public comps, M&A comps, fundraising comps, DCF, LBO)
• Reviewing LOIs / termsheets
• Co-ordinating due diligence processes among advisors and counterparties
• Meeting with clients

Deal origination:
• Co-ordinating the preparation of pitch presentations to prospective clients
• Co-ordinating outbound marketing initiatives
• Strategic sector research

Firm development:
• Training and coaching of analysts and interns
• Interviewing and recruiting

Requirements

• 3+ years’ experience in investment banking, or in strategy consulting/accounting/corporate development followed by an MBA
• High familiarity with valuation methods and company models
• Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English;
additional EU languages are considered an advantage
• High proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel and PowerPoint especially)
• Independent capability to perform research from public sources and proprietary databases (e.g. CapIQ, Pitchbook, financial reports, private company registers)
• Demonstrable passion for the technology sector
• Strong academic track record
• Ability to work well in a team
We look forward to hearing from you!