Associate, Mergers & Acquisitions in Cleveland, OH at Key Bank- Corporate

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

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    Cleveland, OH
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Job Description

• Work with Corporate & Investment bankers on M&A, strategic corporate finance, and capital raising transactions
• Generate ideas and analytical materials in support of client meetings
• Lead due diligence and other meetings with client management; design and prepare key transaction materials including valuation analyses, offering memoranda, and management presentations
• Perform financial modeling and valuation analyses on public and private companies: comparable company analysis, precedent transaction analysis, leveraged buy-out analysis and discounted cash flow analysis
• Develop marketing materials for topics such as company positioning, financing alternatives, and M&A/Strategic alternatives
• Associates within KeyBanc Capital Markets enjoy a unique developmental opportunity, as junior bankers have the opportunity for far greater responsibility and recognition than at other investment banks
Required Qualifications:
• MBA and at least one year of M&A experience or Undergraduate Degree in Business (Accounting, Finance, Econ) or Technical Sciences (Engineering, Physics) and three years of investment banking experience
• Strong quantitative skills, including financial modeling and financial statement analysis
• Possessing the ability to succinctly express ideas
• Extraordinary critical thinking and problem solving ability
• Excellent organization, communication and research skills
• Strong team player; motivated self-starter
• Desire to be part of close-knit group operating in an intensive environment
• Strong Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint and Word)

Preferred Qualifications:
• MBA, MA in Accounting, MS in Finance or other advanced financial certification (CFA/CPA)
• 3+ years investment banking M&A experience
• Series 7/79 & 63 (within six months of employment)

• Financial modeling
• Analytical acumen
• Analyzing and synthesizing data
• Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
• Team player with competitive drive to win
• Strong task prioritization skills
• Attention to detail

KeyCorp’s roots trace back 190 years to Albany, New York. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Key is one of the nation’s largest bank-based financial services companies with assets of approximately $136.5 billion at December 31, 2016. Key provides deposit, lending, cash management and investment services to individuals and small and mid-sized businesses in 15 states under the name KeyBank National Association and First Niagara Bank, National Association, through a network of more than 1,200 branches and more than 1,500 ATMs. Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name.

Key Corporate Bank is a full-service corporate and investment bank focused principally on serving the needs of middle market clients in seven industry sectors: consumer, energy, healthcare, industrial, public sector, real estate, and technology. Key Corporate Bank delivers a broad product suite of banking and capital markets products to its clients, including syndicated finance, debt and equity capital markets, commercial payments, equipment finance, commercial mortgage banking, derivatives, foreign exchange, financial advisory and public finance.


KeyCorp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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