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Investment Banking Associate - Equity Capital Markets, Technology

Company: Jefferies
Location: New York
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Group Description: The Jefferies Equity Capital Markets ("ECM") group originates and executes public and private equity offerings, as well as equity-linked financings for our global clients. Our team partners with the firm's investment banking professionals advising corporations, private companies, and financial sponsors globally on equity issuance and other aspects of the equity markets. ECM professionals are organized by sector, product and region. Our ECM team liaises with sales professionals, traders and research analysts in our global equities group. The interaction between these groups provides us with excellent market intelligence, industry knowledge and execution capabilities. Jefferies is consistently ranked as a leading underwriter of equities and is experienced in executing all equity products including IPOs, follow-ons, block trades, private placements and convertible securities.
Position: The ECM Technology team is actively looking for an experienced Associate level individual for our New York office.
Primary Responsibilities: - Pitch and execute U.S. ECM deals including IPOs, follow-on equity offerings, block equity trades, convertible offerings, and other equity-related product offerings - Assist with strategic and financial analysis for preparation of pitch documentation and liaise with relevant investment banking and sales and trading teams - Play an active role in the execution of mandated deals through client advisory work, the structuring and negotiation of legal documents and the coordination of distribution - Examine the strategic and financial merits of proposed transactions for marketing purposes - Help maintain dialogue and relationships with existing ECM clients through continual marketing and advisory efforts with investment banking and financial sponsor teams, as well as the preparation of instructive materials and thoughtful analyses - Attend client meetings across the U.S. with senior bankers - Manage a range of non-standard and one-off assignments pertaining to economic, equity market, sector-specific or client-specific topics - Work with coverage officers to identify, research and target potential ECM clients - Manage junior bankers in day-to-day tasks and projects within the ECM team - Assist with the build out of the ECM platforms through recruiting, training and infrastructure development - Develop and maintain relationships with other market participants, advisors and the investment community
Required Background: - Minimum Bachelor's degree (or equivalent); preferred Finance or Accounting related studies - Understanding of ECM and previous experience in an ECM team is preferred - Strong financial and analytical skills essential - Rigorous eye for detail - Ability to work autonomously and manage a number of different workstreams - Ability to efficiently teach, train, manage and work with junior team members - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills - Good time management and organizational skills - Insightful, reasonable and a self-starterDesired Experience / Skills: - Knowledge of financial modelling preferred - Excellent communication skills - Ability to work independently as a self-starter

At Jefferies, we believe that diversity fosters creativity, innovation and thought leadership through the infusion of new ideas and perspectives. We have made a commitment to building a culture that provides opportunities for all employees regardless of our differences, and supporting a workforce that is reflective of the communities where we work and live. As a result, we are able to pool our collective insights and intelligence to provide fresh and innovative thinking for our clients.
Jefferies is an equal employment opportunity workplace. We practice equal opportunity for all, regardless of race, religion, ancestry, color, gender, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, covered veteran or military status, genetic information, reproductive health decisions, or any other factor protected by law. We are committed to hiring the most qualified applicants and complying with all federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity laws. In accordance with applicable law, we are dedicated to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs. Please inform your recruiter should you require accommodations throughout your application process.
It is Jefferies' policy that all employees and visitors be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to enter any Jefferies office or participate in any Jefferies or client event in person. Should an offer of employment be made, your acceptance of that offer means that you will comply with this policy.

Keywords: Jefferies, New York , Investment Banking Associate - Equity Capital Markets, Technology, IT / Software / Systems , New York, New York

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