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Analyst, Investment Banking - M&A

Investment Banking

Birmingham, MI

Analyst, Investment Banking - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)

Cowen is actively seeking Investment Banking Analysts to join its Birmingham, Michigan Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) team.  Successful candidates will play a crucial role in sourcing and executing M&A transactions across a range of industries.


  • Assist senior Cowen bankers in executing M&A transactions and sourcing potential M&A mandates
  • Perform due diligence, analysis and documentation of live M&A transactions
  • Provide analytical support to transactions, including: Discounted Cash Flow (DCF), Comparable Companies and Comparable Transactions (Comps), M&A, and/or LBO analyses
  • Prepare client presentations and marketing materials
  • Research market, industry, and transaction trends and dynamics
  • Liaise with bankers across the Firm and with clients, across all levels of seniority


Candidates must possess a strong interest in Investment Banking, be intellectually curious, and have strong analytical and interpersonal skills. He or she should be able to think creatively about a range of strategic issues and have a solid grasp of accounting, valuation, finance, and business strategy. 

Specific qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's degree from a leading university and 1-3 years of post-graduate investment banking or related work experience is a plus
  • History of outstanding academics and strong work ethic
  • High levels of ethics, integrity, and judgment
  • Demonstrated ability to be a self-starter
  • Detail oriented and able to multi-task effectively
  • Ability to comfortably interact with senior bankers/clients in a professional setting
  • Comfortable in and committed to a teamwork environment
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Direct ties to the State of Michigan is a plus