Analyst, Investment Banking - Technology, Media & Telecom

Investment Banking

New York, NY

Experienced Analyst, Investment Banking - TMT

Cowen’s TMT team is currently seeking a first-year Analyst candidate for our Investment Banking Group located in San Francisco or New York.  Successful candidates will play a vital role in further building out a rapidly growing team at Cowen, with the opportunity to work across all aspects of sourcing and executing a wide range of complex M&A, Equity and Debt transactions. Cowen offers candidates an unparalleled experience in investment banking, with the following benefits:

  • Significant skill development and career advancement opportunities
  • Strong firm culture, where candidates have the opportunity to work with highly talented and motivated people who strive to deliver exceptional outcomes for our clients
  • Deep sector / industry exposure and immersion – especially to rapidly growing, technology clients
  • Considerable exposure to senior bankers and interaction with clients
  • Lean deal teams, enabling strong Analysts to take on high levels of responsibility          

Our team provides TMT clients with a full suite of products and services including strategic M&A and capital markets advisory, IPOs and follow-on offerings, PIPEs, debt advisory such as convertible debt and high yield placements, and SPAC transaction exposure.

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing and/or assisting in the preparation of financial models and business valuations
  • Conducting deep industry and company-specific due diligence
  • Managing the important details of deal execution and project management throughout the full lifecycle of numerous transaction types
  • Executing on pitch work and client follow-up requests
  • Preparing presentation materials and participating in marketing meetings with key clients
  • 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         
  • Experience at a Big 4 accounting firm or finance at a company in the technology industry and a clear, demonstrated desire to transition to a high growth investment bank are highly preferred for this lateral position
  • Ability to comfortably interact with senior clients in a professional setting
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid technical / financial modeling skills
  • Hard-working, “get-it-done” attitude
  • Strong intellectual curiosity
  • Highly organized, detail oriented and proactive
  • Demonstrated ability to be a self-starter with the capacity to work independently and in small teams

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