Corporate Finance Trainee

Fixed term contract|London|Others

Corporate Finance Trainee

London, United Kingdom Fixed term contract Others


Description of the Business Line or Department

GLBA, the Global Banking and Advisory division of SG CIB, offers a global advisory approach focused on strategic dialogue with clients. Building on long-term relationships based on trust, GLBA offers clients the whole range of services offered by SG CIB and the Société Générale Group, with a particular focus on investment banking and commercial banking activities.

GLBA's client reach is worldwide with solid local expertise thanks to our platforms in Europe (France, the UK, Germany, Italy, Iberia and the CEEMEA region), the Americas and Asia.

GLBA IBD team has an integrated worldwide set-up offering a comprehensive range of advisory and capital raising services to accompany its clients thanks to strong sector and product knowledge, and proven capabilities in both local and cross-border executions. The corporate finance activity is about accompanying clients on all their investment banking needs from strategic advisory, mergers & acquisitions, equity capital markets and structured equity transactions.

Ideal opportunity for an Intern to join an established TMT Corporate Finance franchise within a leading European Bank:

  • The candidate will receive a well-rounded perspective of the development of global financial services in this position, and will be joining an award-winning team in a hard-working, but friendly atmosphere
  • This is an excellent opportunity to join a firm with business successes throughout recent years
  • The position will be based in London within the TMT Corporate Finance team for a fixed term of 6 months
  • The candidate will be focusing on TMT subsectors and geographies, and will be involved in M&A and ECM execution as well as origination of new deals

Summary of the key purposes of the role

  • The position will involve Corporate Finance coverage
  • Specific focus on TMT Team.
  • The daily responsibilities would include preparing market updates for various clients, help with pitch book preparation, research on clients and various client situations, preparation of various materials for live transactions

Summary of responsibilities

  • Monitoring of TMT sector trends
  • Preparing market updates and presentations for various clients
  • Assisting in origination and execution of Corporate Finance transactions (include, but are not limited to creation & maintenance of financial analyses and models, presentation materials, etc.)
  • Research and due diligence on clients, industries and various client situations in the context of the origination and execution of transactions
  • Carrying out analysis of M&A activity and identifying trends and analysing metrics
  • Performing company valuations using market multiples, M&A multiples and the Discounted Cash Flows method

Profile required


  • Good knowledge of Corporate Finance & Equity Capital Markets
  • Strong technical skills, working knowledge of MS Office package
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication and analytical skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting and independently
  • Ability to deliver under challenging conditions
  • Strong interest in the TMT sector

Why join us

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.

Business insight

If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Société Générale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender reassignment.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 21000T1H
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2021/11/22
Publication date: 2021/10/12