Investment Banking Associate - Equity Capital Markets

Permanent contract|New York|Corporate & Investment banking

Investment Banking Associate - Equity Capital Markets

  • New York, United States
  • Permanent contract
  • Corporate & Investment banking

Responsibilities

Societe Generale is making a significant investment in expanding its Equity Capital Markets team thru both the recently closed acquisition of an interest in Bernstein’s sales and trading and research division. The Equity Capital Markets team is a core business of SG’s Investment Banking and broader capital markets capabilities and is responsible for the origination and execution of equity capital markets transactions, including equity linked transactions, for our corporate and sponsor clients. The US ECM team is part of a fully integrated global ECM team and works closely with counterparts in Europe and Asia. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing global team with a large existing client base, at a bank with a renowned franchise.

  • You will be responsible for working with (i) Managing Directors, Directors and Vice Presidents to originate and develop new ECM client relationships which will result in equity capital markets transactions; (iii) The broader ECM team, sales, trading and others to execute ECM transaction for clients.
  • Preparation of ECM knowledge specific client presentation with fine attention to content and detail: You will have an opportunity to participate at the highest level of capital markets transactions with premier global clients: A high level of personal performance, interest and excellence are a fundamental requirement to succeed in this position.
  • Detailed execution responsibilities for public and private equity capital markets transactions both domestically and in EMEA and Asia.
  • Supporting execution of transactions in a complex regulatory environment in different geographic markets including preparation of marketing materials for equity sales, and coordinating the collection from equity sales of investor feedback on new issues
  • Develop relationships with colleagues in Europe and Asia, and among the U.S. banking coverage teams
  • Need for self-starting ability to work to identify potential IPO candidates in industry sectors covered by SG, as well as important new venture capital relationships.
  • Manage a team of analysts to keep detailed records of client interactions and tracking, execution timelines, and required client follow up.
  • Keep abreast of market developments and providing relevant market updates to the team.  This includes following global equity capital markets; new issues, investor sentiment and equity fund flows

Profile required

Technical Skills:

  • Proficient in corporate financial analysis with ability to analyze balance sheets, income statement, and perform comparable analysis
  • Expertise in all necessary software programs (Excel, Powerpoint, Word)
  • Experience in working with Bloomberg data, and Factset 

Competencies:

  • Prior ECM transaction experience
  • Strong presentation skills, both orally and in writing, confidence in abilities
  • Understanding of how to work in a team structure
  • Capacity and desire to understand complex financial structures
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced, pressure orientated environment and deliver under tight deadlines
  • Solid interest and understanding of financial markets

Experience Needed:

  • Existing Associate with at least 3+ years of prior relevant experience in a Top Tier ECM team

Educational Requirements:

  • MBA or a very competitive Bachelor's program and degrees in engineering, business, finance and/or accounting

Business insight

OUR CULTURE: 
At Societe Generale, we live by our 4 core values of commitment, responsibility, team spirit and innovation. We are engaged and demonstrate consideration for others. We act ethically and with courage. We focus our talent and energy on collective success. We experiment and propose new ideas. This way, we maximize our ability to serve client needs and anticipate market changes. Societe Generale is committed to strengthening bonds with colleagues, communities, and the world in which we live, because relationships are at the heart of how we operate.
For more information about our Culture and Conduct initiatives, please visit this link (https://americas.societegenerale.com/en/careers/get-know-culture/)

D&I: 
Our Diversity & Inclusion Mission: Recruit, develop, advance, and retain a diverse workforce that is united in our efforts to enhance our competitive position and deliver innovative solutions to our clients.

Our Diversity & Inclusion Vision: 
•     Engaged workforce that is demographically diverse in a way that reflects the communities in which we operate
•     Inclusive culture and workplace that recognizes employees' unique needs and utilizes their diverse talents 
•     Engage our community and marketplace, and position the organization to meet the needs of all its clients

For more information about our D&I initiatives, please visit this link (https://americas.societegenerale.com/en/societe-generale-about/diversity-and-inclusion/)

HYBRID WORK ENVIRONMENT:
For most positions, Societe Generale offers a hybrid work arrangement that offers employees the flexibility to work remotely, as well as on-site, in order to promote interaction and collaboration with colleagues while adhering to all SG standard protocols.  Hybrid work arrangements vary based on business area.  The applicable Business lines will determine and communicate the work arrangements that best meet their business needs.

COMPENSATION & SALARY RANGE:

Base salary range does not include overtime pay, bonus and/or other benefits, where applicable. Actual base salary offer will vary based on skills and experience.

Societe Generale is an equal opportunity employer, and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. We are committed to recognizing and promoting the talents and achievements of our employees and staff, regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, gender, sexual orientation, and any other characteristic or status protected under applicable law.

Reference: 24000HVM
Entity: SG Americas Securities
Starting date: 2024/09/30
Publication date: 2024/07/08
Salary or Compensation Range: $104,000 - $200,000
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