Associate M&A

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Standard Chartered Bank
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Employment Type:
Full time
Corporate Banking
Sub Sector:
Relationship Management
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Job Description

Standard Chartered is a leading international banking group committed to building a successful and sustainable future for our people, our customers and the communities we serve. With 1,700 branches and offices in 68 markets in Asia, Africa and the Middle East, we offer exciting and challenging international career opportunities to over 89,000 employees.

Job Description

To assist Directors, Executive Directors and Managing Directors in the sourcing and executing of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) transactions.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Perform financial and valuation analyses using various methodologies
  • Build detailed financial models to evaluate performance under various operating scenarios and to analyze the impacts of different capital structures and potential equity and debt capital market transactions or M&A transactions
  • Participate in all stages of transaction executions, from the pitch phase through to closing
  • Prepare presentation materials for use in client meetings.
  • Preparation and presentation of information memoranda, prospectuses, fairness opinions (including valuation) under the supervision of Directors.
  • Participate in the origination and execution of transactions.
  • Research and analysis of markets and industries.
  • Research and financial analysis of companies based on company information, research reports, and other information sources.
  • Coordinate efforts with deal team members across the Bank.
  • Assist Directors in structuring transactions.
  • Contribute to the sourcing of new ideas.
Key relationships (Internal)
SCB corporate bankers and financing teams and Corporate Finance Teams
Key relationships (External)
Lawyers and accountants providing due diligence services
Key Measurables
  • Assistance in Revenue generation through deal execution
Non Financial
  • Quality, timelines and accuracy of output
  • Teamwork
  • Initiative
  • High Aptitude
  • Internal and external perception
  • Adherence to SCB values

Qualifications and Skills

  • Highly motivated and hard working individuals with a strong record of achievement in academics and summer/full time employment in mergers & acquisitions.
  • Preferred Candidates should have a Masters/MBA/CPA degree or a Bachelors degree from a good university.
  • Superior analytical aptitude, creative problem solving abilities and excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to perform under pressure and thrive in a high intensity environment.
  • High level of passion towards development of a career in M&A.
  • Superior analytical aptitude, creative problem solving abilities and excellent communication skills.
  • Detail oriented and numerate.
  • Key skills include (i) ability to work with Excel spreadsheets; (ii) good knowledge of other key software's such as Word, PowerPoint, Bloomberg, etc; (iii) experience preparing prospectuses/ information memoranda/ investment teasers/ pitch books; (iv) experience in performing research on general industries/ countries/ companies; (v) ability to perform Discounted Cash Flow and other forms of valuation.

How To Apply

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It usually takes 15 - 20 minutes to complete the application form; you can save your application at any time and return to complete it at your convenience.

Closing Dates

The closing date for applications is 03/05/2017. Please note all closing dates are given in Hong Kong time (GMT + 8 hours). We aim to respond to successful applicants within four weeks and will keep a record or your application in our database so that we can contact you when suitable vacancies arise in future.

Diversity and Inclusion

Standard Chartered is committed to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a work environment which embraces diversity will enable us to get the best out of the broadest spectrum of people to sustain strong business performance and competitive advantage. By building an inclusive culture, each employee can develop a sense of belonging, and have the opportunity to maximise their personal potential.