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VP; Investment Banking, Financial Institutions

New York, New York

Job Description:

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.

Our Global Corporate & Investment Banking business focuses on building long-term relationships with more than 3,000 large U.S. and multinational corporations, financial institutions and financial sponsors. We provide strong advisory expertise, capitalizing on powerful mergers and acquisitions, corporate banking, treasury, debt and equity product expertise to deliver integrated financial solutions.

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 Financial Institutions 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 Financial Institutions 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


  • Master’s degree or MBA
  • Previous Investment Banking experience
  • Experience in Financial Institutions industry preferred, and in particular Asset Management experience.
  • Professional maturity and experience to interact directly with client and drive origination and execution
  • Strong quantitative/analytical skills
  • Strategic and creative thinking; strong written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to manage several projects at once and work effectively as an individual and as part of a team


1st shift (United States of America)

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Full time


Manages People: No

Travel: Yes, 25% 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