Senior Associate - Corporate Finance Advisory - Dubai

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Location : Dubai
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Managers, mid- and junior members are extremely hands on and provide substantial guidance and room to develop skills - though a sound foundation in capital markets is essential. Due to the boutique nature of the firm, there will also be an element of research, buy side and marketing work required.The team dynamics are not that of a traditional investment bank. As the team is very small, a great deal of importance is put on flexibility. Face time or hierarchy are not prioritized - though each member of the team is highly invested in the advancement of the business.

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Business Development: Develop pitch books, source new opportunities, attend conferences and participate in/lead meetings with potential clients to buildout the deal pipeline
  • Research: Work to identify and catalogue specialized investors and their investment interests, support IB team in development of relationships with investors
  • Deal Screening: Perform due diligence on prospective deals, stress financial models, research clients and their markets, provide recommendations
  • Structuring: Support IB team in development of optimal fundraising structure based on clients' needs and investor demands
  • Distribution: Support IB and sales teams in identifying potentially interested investors
  • Marketing: Support IB team in development of teasers, road show presentations and IM's
  • Execution: Interface with clients, legal, investors and IB team to construct, review and finalize documentation and due diligence of deal

Required Skills:

  • Capital Markets: 3-5 years of capital markets experience, ideally from UK/US and Europe.
  • Project Finance: Experience working on project finance transactions in emerging markets
  • Experience working across a range of other sectors (real estate, automotives, FMCG etc.)
  • Due Diligence: Experience performing due diligence, including legal, financial and site visits in a range of markets
  • Management: Experience working with senior management, both internally and with clients, in an independent capacity
  • Modeling: Formal training in financial modeling, accounting and debt structures
  • Technical: Fluency in MS Office, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
  • Communication: Demonstrably strong writing and visual presentation skills, preference for those published
  • Education: Master's degree, preferably in international economics. MBA Preferable.
  • Certification: Certified in investment banking, securities and financial advisory licenses (e.g. FINRA Series 7, 79 and 63)
  • Language: Native English, conversational in at least one other major language spoken in frontier markets (French, Spanish, etc.)
  • Genuine interest in learning new skills and gradually adding responsibilities
  • Salary - Market Rate

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Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)
Gate Village 1, Level 1
Phone : +971 (0) 4 382 6700

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