Associate / VP (m/f/d), Cross-Border Investment Banking Department, Essence Securities Co Ltd
Frankfurt am Main
Founded in 2006, Essence Securities is a leading Chinese investment bank providing a broad range of services including investment banking, brokerage, underwriting, sales & trading, research and asset management including private equity investments. Essence Securities has currently 7,500 employees, 45 subsidiaries and over 300 retail branches in China. The parent company of Essence, State Development & Investment Corp (“SDIC”), is one of the largest state-owned investment holding companies in China. Conduct detailed industry and company research based on the specified criteria, including substantial desktop research, in order to identify investment opportunities; Initiation and participation in marketing and business development activities by preparing presentation materials and approaching target companies; Execution of M&A transactions, including business analysis, financial modelling and valuation, due diligence, deal structuring, negotiation, and documentation. The core business of Essence Cross-Border Investment Banking Department includes: Execution of investments for the cross-border private equity fund which focuses on European “hidden champion” SME companies. The fund provides value creation opportunities by delivering the Chinese market; M&A advisory covering both buy-side / sell-side and inbound / outbound transaction, supporting both Chinese clients in developing overseas growth strategies and European clients gaining better access to China. 3-6 years of work experience gained at investment banks, private equity funds, consulting firms, accounting firms and MNCs (corporate development and strategic planning); Native in German, fluent in English; Outstanding academic record, preferably in a relevant discipline such as Business & Economics / Engineering & Science; Willing to travel and ready to perform in a fast-paced environment Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to develop strategic dialogues with existing and potential target companies as well as clients; Highly motivated self-starter willing to integrate in a truly international working environment.