Specialist Situations / Risk Arbitrage: Equity Sales Specialist Situations / Risk Arbitrage: Equity  …

Berenberg
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 20 Feb 20
£Competitive
Berenberg
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 20 Feb 20
£Competitive
Berenberg
Berenberg is looking for a junior Equity Sales person to support the desk and act as primary coverage to a mix of UK and European risk arbitrage accounts.

Established in 1590, Berenberg is one of the oldest banks in the world, and with this heritage comes fantastic opportunities for bright and aspiring individuals. With its Head Office in Hamburg, Germany, and with a strong presence in the financial centres of London, Frankfurt and New York, it is one of Europe’s leading privately-owned banks. 1,600 employees carry the Bank’s long tradition of success into the future. Through its business divisions of Investment Banking and Corporate Banking, Wealth and Asset Management, Berenberg is able to offer a broad range of services into corporations, investment institutions and private individuals.

 

Berenberg has a strong reputation based on first-class performance, and although the company has a long history it remains entrepreneurial in its approach. A combination of the meritocratic culture and flat hierarchy enables talent to flourish and progress at Berenberg.

 

Specialist Situations / Risk Arbitrage: Equity Sales

 

The Team:

 

The Specialist Situations / Risk Arbitrage team is a leading European agency player in European special situations with a focus on risk arbitrage. In 2019 we held a Top5 market share by notional volume in European risk arbitrage situations.  We are uniquely positioned in that we are able to combine Berenberg’s fundamental analysis (100 Analysts in London) with a risk arbitrage overlay alongside access to great long fund flow. The team has 6 members. In addition to Berenberg’s fundamental Analysts, the team has access to expert networks and frequently organises client trips/ events to aid clients with their due diligence on transactions.

 

The team is looking for a junior Equity Sales person to support the desk and act as primary coverage to a mix of UK and European risk arbitrage accounts.

 

Your Responsibilities:

 

  • Support and advise institutional clients (e.g. hedge fund and large asset managers) on the basis of our research products and distribution capabilities.
  • Be an integral member of the Specialist Situations / Risk Arbitration team and take responsibility for the day to day service of our existing client network.
  • Help sell corporate deals including IPOs, capital raisings and placements.
  • Work alongside the team in building and expanding client relationships, and developing the business.
  • Organise and attend corporate and analyst road shows.

 

Your Profile:

 

  • 1 – 3 years’ M&A experience with either a legal firm/ bulge bracket bank or top tier banking boutique.
  • A demonstrable interest in the securities and capital markets, with a particular focus on Equities.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Must understand how to focus and prioritise client needs and requirements.
  • Able to deliver a consistently high standard of work, and handle the workload to effectively meet strict deadlines.
  • Work in a systematic & methodical way, conducive to a fast-paced environment.
  • An entrepreneurial mindset and goal-oriented approach are important.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills, a team-focused personality and a hunger to succeed.
  • IT skills - a solid understanding of all standard MS Office applications is essential. Knowledge of financial modelling and Bloomberg would be an advantage.

 

 

 

Company Overview

Founded in 1590, Berenberg is one of Europe’s leading privately owned banks today with its Wealth and Asset Management, Investment Bank and Corporate Banking divisions. Headquartered in Hamburg and led by managing partners, Berenberg maintains a strong presence in the financial centres of Frankfurt, London and New York.

 

Berenberg wurde 1590 gegründet und gehört heute mit den Geschäftsbereichen Wealth and Asset Management, Investmentbank und Corporate Banking zu den führenden europäischen Privatbanken. Das Bankhaus mit Sitz in Hamburg wird von persönlich haftenden Gesellschaftern geführt und hat eine starke Präsenz in den Finanzzentren Frankfurt, London und New York.

 

 

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