• Career opportunity for an M&A Associate/ Senior Associate Paris
  • Case Cassiopea in Paris, , France
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  • 2 weeks ago

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CASE CASSIOPEA is an independent corporate finance advisory firm numbering around thirty professional bankers with offices in Paris, Frankfurt and Milan (ongoing combination between CASE in France and Germany and CASSIOPEA in Italy to be finalized by the end of Q The firm has been established by 5 Founding Partners, of which 2 based in Paris, and boasting, respectively, over 20 years experience in investment banking and corporate finance advisory. The Paris office was set up over 12 years ago by its 2 current Founding Partners, Nicolas de CANECAUDE and Damien SEGOND, and numbers a team of about ten professional M&A bankers.

CASE CASSIOPEA provides comprehensive expertise in the execution of domestic and international, public and private M&A transactions for large corporates, entrepreneurs and financial investors. Free of conflicts, its senior bankers are deeply involved in deal execution and committed to long-term trusted relationships with... clients.

As the exclusive partner of the ABN AMRO Group in France and Germany, CASE CASSIOPEA offers a unique positioning in the European advisory market: combining a partner-led advisory firm with the network of a global banking platform. Thanks to this partnership, CASE CASSIOPEA provides its clients with experienced and dedicated sector origination and execution teams, access to leading Private Banks in both France and Germany and reach to over corporate and institutional clients as well as global coverage.

In addition, CASE CASSIOPEA has formed exclusive partnerships with PK Partners, the Swedish M&A boutique covering the Nordics and with MAP, the network of M&A boutiques based in Latin America and covering Spain.

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Hiring context

CASE CASSIOPEA is looking to strengthen the execution capabilities of its Paris office with Associates/ Senior Associates / VPs who are ambitious and talented individuals willing to join an entrepreneurial and international adventure.

CASE CASSIOPEA offers a unique opportunity to work on projects that provide exposure to a wide variety of strategic financial advisory deals (buy-side, sell-side, fundraising) for a wide range of large clients (large corporate, private equity / infrastructure funds, institutional investors, family offices, entrepreneurs) within a well-established network covering in particular Benelux, the Nordics, Spain and Latin America.

Job description

Key Responsibilities VPs
• Lead project management of live of transactions
• Actively engage with clients and other clients' advisers
• Overview financial modelling and valuation workstreams in execution of transactions and in marketing phases
• Coordinate preparation of presentations in the context of execution of transactions
• Supervise junior team members and contribute to the permanent improvement of the technical skills and high-end standards within the firm
• Leverage on integrated European network / existing partnerships with ABN AMRO / PK Partners / MAP
• Play a pivotal role in origination and marketing activities
• Contribute to idea generation and sector coverage

Key Responsibilities Associates / Senior Associates
• Create and populate financial models
• Coordinate and perform business due diligences
• Prepare confidential information memoranda, management presentations, marketing pitches and other presentations with the assistance of junior staff
• Prepare preliminary valuation analyses
• Lead the planning and execution of marketing engagements
• Build relationships and maintain direct contact with clients and prospective clients and their professional advisors
• Supervise junior team members
• Assist senior bankers in the marketing and planning of engagements

Key Requirements
• Strong academic background (Top business school and / or Engineering school)
• From 4 to 8 years of relevant experience in M&A or in wider transaction environments (Transaction Services, Strategic Advisory)
• Client facing abilities
• Strong enthusiasm and commitment
• Team player and entrepreneurial attitude
• Strong understanding of valuation theory, methodologies and applications
• Strong quantitative, financial and analytical skills
• Strong LBO and DCF modelling skills
• Fluent verbal and written communication skills in French and English (essential)
• Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
• Stress resilience, pro-active and a passion for excellence
• An exceptional strong work ethic

• Collaborative and friendly team
• Strong focus on live transactions execution
• Strong exposure to senior partners and clients
• Fast learning curve
• International environment with a large number of cross-border transactions executed
• Clear route for progression and future leadership prospects
• Competitive pay and bonus
• Excellent career opportunity

This position is a great opportunity for someone who works well in an entrepreneurial environment with small but international deal teams, offering great exposure to senior Corporate Finance professionals and clients from the outset
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