Piper Jaffray is currently seeking an Investment Banking Associate to join our Equity Private Placement team in Minneapolis.
An Associate in the Private Placement Group works on transactions across all of Piper Jaffray’s targeted industry groups covering all stages from pitches to closings. Associates are immediately assigned to a wide variety of projects and given as much responsibility as their experience and capabilities permit. With supervision from senior bankers, an Associate will engage in direct marketing of transactions with institutional investors (PE firms, VCs, hedge funds, etc.), coordinate with Analysts to prepare group analyses including private company valuation and transaction dilution analysis, work with industry partners to prepare transaction marketing materials, and participate in due diligence.
As the Associate’s investment banking skills develop, additional responsibilities will include taking primary responsibility for deal execution , maintaining investor and company client relations during the deal execution period, building product-specific expertise, initiating new investor relationships and helping expand the private placement franchise both internally with industry partners and externally with institutional investors.
Candidates for this position must have:
approximately 3-5 years of post-undergraduate work experience, preferably in a financial analysis or investment banking role,
an MBA from a top tier business school or additional equivalent and relevant experience,
excellent communication skills,
excellent analytical and modeling skills, and
strong client and project management skills.
Job requirements will include, among others:
marketing private equity transactions,
preparing and delivering presentations,
performing extensive valuation and dilution analyses,
supervising and developing analyst level bankers, and
playing key leadership roles in the transaction execution process.
The environment is collaborative, demanding, fast paced and entrepreneurial.
Piper Jaffray is an equal opportunity employer.
Piper Jaffray is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
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