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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: VP/Principal/Director

Location: New York City, Virginia

Salary: $175K - $275K

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 7th largest financial group in the world. Across the globe, we’re 160,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, building long-term relationships, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world.

 

Position Summary:

We are looking to bolster our ECM coverage and execution team within our Capital Markets Group.  We are seeking a talented, experienced individual to join our team in a Senior Associate or Vice President role.  The successful candidate will drive the ongoing origination of equity capital markets transactions for corporate clients, including IPOs, Follow-ons, Convertible Issuance, ATM Programs and Share Buybacks.  Primary focus will be on client development and collaboration with partners across investment banking, financial sponsors and sales and trading. Candidates require a strong understanding of industry fundamentals and equity market dynamics to provide issuers with advice on execution strategies and financing alternatives.  Execution experience on a range of equity and equity-linked products and sectors is preferred but all knowledgeable ECM candidates are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:

  • Cultivate relationships with MUFG corporate and financial sponsor clients and prospective clients across key industry verticals
  • Prepare bespoke solutions for clients, deal execution, maintain and build new client relationships from a product expertise perspective and expand the overall equity franchise
  • Collaborate with Global Corporate & Investment Banking as well as Financial Sponsor colleagues to identify ECM opportunities and develop pitch concepts / ideas
  • Prepare presentation material for clients across all sectors and topics within ECM including common share issuance (IPO & Follow-on), equity-linked alternatives, carve-outs, ATM programs and share repurchase
  • Lead and develop our team of associates and analysts responsible for:
    • Analyzing companies, sectors, deal activity, corporate filings, and shareholder data; constructing and managing internal deal and investor-related databases
    • Price and model equity-linked securities including convertible debentures and mandatory alternatives with cost of capital analyses, and call-spread overlays
    • Assisting in the preparation of underwriting applications, internal committee memorandums, market commentaries and internal deal approvals
    • Assist with the syndicate function, including prospectus drafting, due diligence, review of transaction documents including term sheets, mandate papers and credit agreements on MUFG-led deals
    • Assist in the execution of MUFG-led equity transactions, including the preparation of deal marketing materials and communication with external clients
  • Other various responsibilities as directed

Qualifications:

TECHNICAL SKILLS / COMPETENCIES

  • At least 5 years of professional financial experience in Capital Markets OR Investment Banking, including multiple years in ECM origination
  • Strong time management skills, ability to work flexibly under pressure with attention to detail and strong judgement
  • Experience leading deal teams and interacting with senior personnel internally and externally
  • Excellent communication and business writing skills
  • Deep understanding of equity capital markets, regulations, and industry dynamics
  • Developed skills in IPO valuations, comparable analyses, accretion / dilution, pro-forma capitalization tables, credit and financial analysis, accounting, and derivative mathematics
  • Advanced knowledge of Bloomberg, PowerPoint, Excel, Word
  • Proactivity and confidence in dealing with senior management at issuers and investors
  • Ability to integrate into a team and develop working relationships with MUFG staff in different cultures and geographies

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, or a related field (MBA and CFA Charterholders preferred)

Desired/Plus:

  • Series 7, 63, 79
  • CFA (or on CFA track)

The typical base pay range for this role is between $175K – $275K depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience and location. This role may also be eligible for certain discretionary performance-based bonus and/or incentive compensation. Additionally, our Total Rewards program provides colleagues with a competitive benefits package (in accordance with the eligibility requirements and respective terms of each) that includes comprehensive health and wellness benefits, retirement plans, educational assistance and training programs, income replacement for qualified employees with disabilities, paid maternity and parental bonding leave, and paid vacation, sick days, and holidays. For more information on our Total Rewards package, please click the link below.

MUFG Benefits Summary

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender expression, gender identity, sex, age, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran and military status, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status of an individual or that individual’s associates or relatives that is protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.