Director, Investment Banking - Israel

Investment Banking

Director, Investment Banking - Israel

Cowen’s Investment Banking team is currently seeking a Director or Vice President candidate to help lead investment banking deal origination in Israel. A successful candidate will be entrepreneurial and self-driven, and play a vital role in all aspects of sourcing and executing transactions and maintaining strategic dialog with Israeli clients. Candidates will be responsible for originating, managing and executing a wide range of complex transactions.

Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Originating capital markets and M&A transactions with Israeli clients leveraging Cowen’s strong full-service middle market banking franchise in the growth and disruptive sectors
  • Managing deal execution and project management throughout the transaction
  • Preparing presentation materials and participating in and leading marketing meetings with key clients
  • Performing valuation analyses, including DCF, trading comparables, transaction precedents and LBO modeling
  • Constructing detailed merger consequences and other financial analyses in the context of M&A transactions
  • Regularly interacting with senior Cowen team members and client management to originate and execute transactions and to discuss strategic alternatives

Qualifications

Candidates must have a strong interest in investment banking underpinned by solid quantitative and analytical skills.  She or he should be able to think creatively about a range of strategic issues confronting the firm’s clients and have an exceptional grasp on valuation, finance, business strategy and accounting. 

Specific qualifications include:

  • Bachelors’ degree from a leading university
  • Minimum of 5 years working in investment banking or similar transactional experience
  • High levels of ethics, integrity and judgment
  • Ability to comfortably lead interactions with senior clients
  • Strong intellectual curiosity
  • Extensive financial modeling skills
  • Comfort in and commitment to a teamwork environment
  • Highly organized, detail oriented and proactive
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills