Associate, Investment Banking - Capital Markets

Investment Banking

New York, NY

Associate, Investment Banking - Capital Markets

Cowen is currently seeking an Associate candidate for an opportunity within our Investment Banking Capital Markets Group located in New York, specifically as a member of the Private Capital Solutions team delivering financing solutions to disruptive private growth companies across all of Cowen’s industry verticals.  Successful candidates will play a vital role in all aspects of sourcing and executing a range of private capital transactions including late stage venture, minority growth equity, recapitalizations, pre-IPO and private growth financings executed in conjunction with SPACs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing deal execution and project management throughout the transaction
  • Executing on pitch work and client follow-up requests
  • Preparing presentation materials and participating in marketing meetings with key clients
  • Undertaking research on targeted private market investors, including investor focus with respect to industries and sub-sectors, stage preference and relevant portfolio companies
  • Managing and/or assisting in the execution of a range of private growth financings
  • Conducting industry and company-specific due diligence including emerging industry trends, public company comparable analysis and public company trading analysis
  • Interacting with senior Cowen team members and client management teams on a daily basis to execute transactions and discuss strategic alternatives

Requirements

  • BA/BS degree from a leading university     
  • Minimum of 3-5 years working in investment banking and/or capital markets, with experience in equity and structured equity capital raising
  • Ability to comfortably interact with senior clients in a professional setting
  • Highly collaborative with ability to work with Cowen team members across industry groups
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong intellectual curiosity and intrigue with disruptive, next generation business models
  • Highly organized, detail oriented and proactive
  • Demonstrated ability to be a self-starter with the capacity to work independently and in small teams