- Lead and coordinate all aspects of M&A transactions, including origination, due diligence, financial modeling, valuation analysis, negotiations, and documentation.
- Conduct detailed financial analysis, including statement analysis, industry research, and benchmarking, to assess target companies' performance, valuation, and risks.
- Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, understand their objectives, provide tailored M&A advice, and identify new business opportunities.
- Stay updated on market trends, industry dynamics, and regulatory changes to identify M&A opportunities and provide strategic insights.
- Collaborate with coverage teams as well as middle and back office teams to ensure seamless execution of M&A transactions and compliance with regulations.
- Assist in developing pitch materials, presentations, and marketing collateral to attract clients and win M&A mandates.
- Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, or Business Administration; MBA or relevant postgraduate degree preferred.
- Solid experience in investment banking and M&A, with a proven track record in executing M&A transactions.
- Strong financial modeling, valuation, and statement analysis skills; proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, and financial databases.
- Deep understanding of M&A landscape, regulations, and market trends in European and Asian markets.
- Ability to conduct thorough due diligence, analyse complex financial data, and provide strategic insights.