Associate - Investment Banking - Biotechnology, New York or San Francisco

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Jefferies
  • 18 Apr 19

Associate - Investment Banking - Biotechnology, New York or San Francisco

GROUP DESCRIPTION : Jefferies Healthcare Group provides a full suite of advisory and capital markets capabilities to clients across a number of sectors, including biotechnology, healthcare services, HCIT, medical technology, and pharmaceuticals. The Healthcare Group consists of a team of approximately 80 bankers focused on providing services to clients in these sectors in North and South America, Europe, and Asia.


POSITION: The Global Healthcare Group is actively looking for experienced Associates for our New York office. Ideally, the candidate would have a PhD in biotechnology or related field. The candidate will be meeting with C-Level type persons and should be able to understand the sector and understand the products.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate in the execution of equity and debt financings, M&A, and restructuring and recapitalization transactions.
  • Ability to operate as project / deal team lead, driving the work product and transaction processes.
  • Perform financial valuation, discounted cash flow, pro forma merger, precedent transaction, and comparable companies analyses.
  • Prepare pitch books and live deal materials, including offering memoranda, confidential information memoranda, management presentations, lender presentations, and prospectuses.
  • Build financial / three-statement operating models.
  • Conduct industry and product research.


Qualifications
REQUIRED BACKGROUND:
  • PhD in Biotechnology or related field, relevant advisory and healthcare/industry experience, previous banking experience a plus
  • Currently living in New York or San Francisco or willing to relocate
DESIRED EXPERIENCE SKILLS:
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented with exceptional critical thinking and problem-solving abilities.
  • Series 63 & 79 preferred
  • Ability to manage a variety of transactions and projects simultaneously.
  • Resourceful self-starter; able to work autonomously.
  • Demonstrated team player and leader.
  • Ability to interact with C-Level Executives.
  • Ability to know when and how to delegate to Analysts and provide training and guidance.