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VP- Consumer & Retail Investment Banking

New York, New York

Job Description:

Business Overview

A leading Consumer & Retail investment banking group on the Street in the U.S. and globally.  Also one of the largest Consumer & Retail teams, with over 100 professionals globally, including 80 team members located in New York.

The team serves as an advisor on landmark M&A transactions and leads numerous high-profile IPOs, follow-ons and debt capital raises in both the leveraged finance and investment grade markets.  The group also covers leading private equity firms who invest in the Consumer and Retail sectors.

The group has full coverage of the Consumer & Retail universe – subsectors include Apparel & Footwear, Restaurants, Softlines, Food & Drug Retail, Food & Beverage, Health & Wellness and Personal Care.

The group has a balanced franchise consisting of buy-side and sell-side M&A advisory, equity, leveraged finance and investment grade capital raising. As many clients are multinationals, the team spends considerable time on cross-border M&A and IPO opportunities working closely with colleagues in Europe, Asia and Latin America.

Job Description

Key tasks and responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Play a key role supporting origination and deal execution, working on a broad scope of assignments and products within the Consumer & Retail industry
  • Work closely with senior and junior bankers and expected to make an immediate contribution
  • Work closely with senior bankers to generate ideas and solutions to meet C&R client needs
  • Support senior bankers in day-to-day client coverage
  • Communicate and interact with internal deal team members and clients
  • Play a leadership role in the execution of M&A transactions and equity and debt financings
  • Lead due diligence sessions
  • Help develop pitchbook materials for client meetings
  • Interact with internal and external legal, tax, accounting and rating agency parties
  • Mentor and train junior personnel
  • Handle client coverage for smaller accounts


  • 3 - 4 years of experience in Investment Banking
  • MBA degree with outstanding academic qualifications
  • Experience in Consumer & Retail industry is preferred
  • Professional maturity and experience to interact directly with clients and drive origination and execution
  • Strong quantitative/analytical skills
  • Demonstrated strategic and creative thinking and distinguished communication skills
  • Ability to manage several projects at once and work effectively as an individual and as part of a team
  • Dedication to building a career in the investment banking industry


1st shift (United States of America)

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Full time


Manages People: No

Travel: Yes, 10% of the time


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Check out the New York City office

Located in midtown Manhattan, we’re right across from Bryant Park and a short walk to Times Square, Broadway theaters, Grand Central Station, excellent shops and world-class restaurants.

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Street Address

Primary Location:
ONE BRYANT PARK, NY, New York, 10036