Director - Mergers and Acquisitions

Permanent contract|New York|Corporate & Investment banking

Director - Mergers and Acquisitions

New York, United States Permanent contract Corporate & Investment banking


The Director will be responsible for:

  • Leading the origination and execution of domestic and cross-border advisory assignments
  • Developing client relationships
  • Marketing the Firm’s advisory services to North American and European clients across all key industries served by the Firm.
  • In this role, the candidate would need to have strong clients and marketing skills.
  • Relied upon for working closely with the Analysts, Associates and VPs on the M&A Group’s internal and external deliverables.
  • Lead the development of strategic ideas and content to originate investment banking business fucsed on M&A transactions and involving other products such as Equity Capital Markets, Debt Capital Markets, Acquisition Finance, and Leverage Finance Transactions

Profile required


The candidate we are looking for will be a senior member of a high energy group. Being a team player and a self-starter in this role will be critical to their success.

  • 8-12 years of U.S. Investment banking experience, with a significant portion of this experience focused on M&A
  • Possess skills such as: financial modeling, valuations methodologies, transaction structuring, strategic rational assessment, and diligence coordination
  • Familiarity with typical buy-side and sell-side M&A processes through their own deal experience
  • Familiar with relevant U.S. corporate governance and takeover principles
  • Strong written and oral communication skills are a must
  • A commitment to respecting and following the Firm’s regulatory compliance obligations, and a high level of business integrity and commitment to protecting the reputation of SG are essential to the role.
  • Series 79 & Series 63 licenses are highly preferred but not required. Will need to obtain once hired. 

Business insight

SG Americas targets M&A business opportunities through i.) its clients in the North American region; ii.) core European and Asian clients of the Firm that are seeking access the North American market through cross-border investment; and iii.) identifying and pursuing domestic opportunities for M&A business through new client development.

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: 21000WJL
Entity: SG Americas Securities
Starting date: 2022/01/31
Publication date: 2021/11/09