Trainee PUI M&A

Fixed term contract|London|Corporate & Investment banking

Trainee PUI M&A

London, United Kingdom Fixed term contract Corporate & Investment banking


Description of the Business Line or Department

  • The Power, Utilities & Infrastructure team is part of the Investment Banking franchise of Société Générale and covers the sector on a global basis
  • Sector’s coverage includes inter alia: (i) Conventional and Renewable Power Generation, (ii) Waste, (iii) Energy infrastructure, (iv) Transportation infrastructure
  • Summary of the key purposes of the role
  • The position will be based in London within the Power, Utilities & Infrastructure M&A team
  • This is an ideal opportunity for a candidate to get involved in a rapidly changing industry landscape in Europe
  • The successful candidate will receive a very well rounded perspective of the development of Power, Utilities and Infrastructure sectors in this position
  • The successful candidate will be joining an award winning team in a hard working but friendly atmosphere
  • This is an excellent opportunity to join a firm with an enviable position and business successes throughout recent years
  • The successful candidate will be covering multiple Power, Utilities & Infrastructure subsectors and geographies, and will be involved in M&A execution as well as origination of new transactions (marketing)

Summary of responsibilities

  • Assisting in origination and execution of M&A transactions across the Power, Utilities & Infrastructure sectors
  • Involved in industry and company research, quantitative analysis, company valuation analysis and financial modelling
  • Involved in the preparation of presentations for clients and potential investors

Profile required


Technical skills

  • University graduate, ideally with internship or work experience in corporate finance / accountancy / financial services industry
  • Genuine interest in the Power, utilities and infrastructure sectors
  • Advanced financial modelling and analytical skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Excel, Power Point and Word

Behavioural Skills

  • Articulate, corporate and well presented
  • Highly motivated
  • Multitasking capabilities
  • Entrepreneurial initiative
  • Team player

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: 22000OYW
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2022/12/05
Publication date: 2022/09/22