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Director, Investment Banking- Mergers & Acquisitions

Palo Alto, California;

Job Description:

Director, Investment Banking- Mergers & Acquisitions

Palo Alto

Business Overview

We believe Bank of America Merrill Lynch can do more for our clients than any other financial services firm. We understand the challenges our clients face around the world, and we use the full resources of our company to help them achieve their goals. Our solutions span the complete range of advisory, capital raising, banking, treasury and liquidity, sales and trading, and research capabilities.

The M&A Group advises both corporate and financial clients on strategic transactions.  The team originates and executes M&A transactions across various industries and coordinates deal execution with industry groups and capital markets teams on a global basis.  The Americas M&A group is a leader in the industry, advising on some of the most high profile transactions

Job Description

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

  • Leading the execution and supporting the origination of M&A transactions including public and private sell-sides, buy-sides, etc

  • Overseeing the building and maintenance of complex financial/valuation models, including DCF, accretion/dilution, LBO, comparable trading and transaction analyses

  • Developing client relationships through deal execution and pitching, as appropriate

  • Analyzing companies and industries and working directly with client management teams

  • Preparing pitch books, selling memoranda and management presentations

  • Developing client relationships through deal execution and pitching as well as communicating and interacting with internal coverage partners and product areas 

  • Managing several projects at once and working effectively as an individual and as a leader of a team, including managing associates and analysts

  • Participating in the recruitment, development and training of junior bankers (analysts, associates, summer analysts/associates, incoming classes)

Qualifications

  • 7-10+ years of experience as an Investment Banking Associate with a focus on M&A at a top-tier firm

  • Either (i) MBA degree with outstanding academic qualifications or (ii) 7+ years of Investment Banking experience with a focus on M&A

  • Demonstrate a combination of strong quantitative/analytical skills and understanding of accounting and valuation

  • Track record of superior performance with an ability to manage deal teams

  • Superior written and oral communications skills

  • Assertiveness, initiative, strong work ethic, team focus

  • Ability to learn quickly and take on new responsibilities

  • Mastery of software applications

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

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Full time

JR-21011968

Manages People: No

Travel: Yes, 10% of the time

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