Job Vacancy Associate, Investment Banking (Industrials- Aerospace, Defense & Government Services) Houlihan Lokey


Job title: Associate, Investment Banking (Industrials- Aerospace, Defense & Government Services)

Company: Houlihan Lokey

Job description: Business Unit: Corporate Finance

Industry: IG – Industrials

Overview

Houlihan Lokey has extensive expertise in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, activist shareholder and takeover defense, and other related advisory services for a broad range of U.S. and international clients. Our experience in M&A has earned us consistent recognition throughout the industry. In 2021, we were ranked the No. 1 M&A advisor for all U.S. transactions.

As trusted advisors, we have the proven ability to engineer and execute financing solutions that are essential for growth and success. We offer access to financing in the public and alternative capital markets through the issuance of debt, equity, or hybrid securities.

Scope

Houlihan Lokey has extensive expertise in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, activist shareholder and takeover defense, and other related advisory services for a broad range of U.S. and international clients. Our experience in M&A has earned us consistent recognition throughout the industry. In 2020, we were ranked the No. 1 M&A advisor for all U.S. transactions.

As trusted advisors, we have the proven ability to engineer and execute financing solutions that are essential for growth and success. We offer access to financing in the public and alternative capital markets through the issuance of debt, equity, or hybrid securities.

Our Industrials Group had another record year and was once again ranked the No. 1 M&A advisor for all U.S. industrial transactions by Refinitiv in 2020. Over more than a decade, we have built one of the largest industrials groups on Wall Street. We cover the entire industrials market from a ground-up, subsector-specific model, with senior-level bankers dedicated to each of our primary coverage areas.

Our focus and transaction experience in these sectors enables us to provide our clients with access to top decision-makers at leading strategic and financial firms worldwide. Our firsthand knowledge of global players and the industry gives us insight into a variety of corporate strategies and negotiating tactics, as well as the most up-to-date local and international market intelligence—making us a trusted, objective financial advisor to our clients.

Aerospace, Defense & Government Services

Automotive, Off-Road & Other Transportation

Building Products & Materials

Capital Goods/Electrical

Chemicals

Specialty Distribution

Industrial & Environmental Technologies

Metals, Mining & Engineered Materials

Oilfield Services & Equipment

Packaging, Plastics & Paper

Security and Safety Solutions

Heavy Equipment

Responsibilities

Associates are an integral part of Houlihan Lokey’s business activities and play a key role in the delivery of exceptional service to our clients around the globe. Houlihan Lokey hires Associates to work specifically as part of industry aligned teams, assisting with a variety of investment banking services and transactions. This position will be based in Houlihan Lokey’s New York office, working with their established team of Industrials Group bankers. Corporate Finance associates support all facets of new business development and investment banking engagements by:

Building relationships and maintaining direct contact with current and prospective clients

Participating in end-to-end transaction execution including:

Preparing client marketing presentations

Analyzing historical and projected financial information

Developing complex financial and valuation models

Coordinating transaction execution and performing business due diligence

Participating in the development of recommendations to clients alongside senior bankers

Managing and supervising junior banking team members

Qualifications

The environment at Houlihan Lokey is collegial entrepreneurial, and as such, rewards high-performing team members that are driven to succeed with substantial responsibility. The ideal candidate should be motivated, creative and outgoing, and possess:

At least three years of professional working experience

At least one year of investment banking or similar experience

An undergraduate degree with academic distinction (MBA not required, but viewed favorably)

Advanced knowledge of accounting and finance

Extensive financial modeling experience and strong analytical abilities

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

A very high degree of intellectual curiosity and the ability to think independently

The ability to work cooperatively with all levels of staff

The ability to manage multiple projects and hit deadlines in a highly organized manner

An independent, solution-focused mindset

Covid vaccination required, subject to applicable state and federal law.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Expected salary:

Location: Washington DC

Job date: Sat, 25 Jun 2022 06:39:07 GMT

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