FIG Investment Banking Associate

Canaccord Genuity Limited (UK) is looking for a FIG Associate to join its Investment Banking team in London.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The FIG Investment Banking team provides financial advisory services on a wide range of strategic transactions (including acquisitions, divestitures, mergers and re-structuring), capital-raising projects and debt financing projects to financial institutions. The purpose of this role is to work directly for a Vice President and/ or Director on a project by project basis to support Directors and Managing Directors in the Investment Banking Team in the origination and execution of Advisory transaction across a range of sectors. To provide support and guidance to Interns, Analysts and Junior Associates, as required.

  • Undertaking valuations of businesses across a range of sectors using a variety of methodologies, including relative valuation techniques and discounted cash flow analyses, and presenting and discussing the results;
  • Detailed financial modelling and analysis including valuation and assessing the financial impact of transactions;
  • Analysing industry and sector trends, commercial analysis of individual businesses and case studies of transactions;
  • Involved in drafting and reviewing marketing materials and other documentation including pitches, management presentations, valuation papers and prospectus documentation to specified deadlines;
  • Supervising Analysts in collating comments from clients and other advisers on materials produced and producing revised materials, with liaison with the relevant regulatory bodies if appropriate;
  • Responsible for review of day to day RNS announcements for allocated clients and have awareness of UKLA / AIM rules
  • Overseeing transaction process management, supporting Vice Presidents / Directors to ensure parties keep to deadlines, and that legal, accounting and other process issues are anticipated and addressed; expected to attend most meetings, and to work directly with the client’s Finance Director and other senior management.


Qualifications, Experience and Skills required


  • Degree educated to a minimum 2:1 with good A-Levels (or equivalent)
  • A minimum of 3 years Investment Banking Corporate Finance experience, ideally within the Financial Institutions space.
  • Critical and independent thinker/ analytical/ logical and reasoned.
  • Upholds and promotes high ethical and compliance standards including integrity, honesty and fair dealing.
  • Highly numerate.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong IT and financial modelling skills required.
  • Excellent Excel, Powerpoint and Word skills.
  • Highly organised and reliable.
  • Self-starter, motivated and ambitious.
  • Excellent team work and communication skills.



  • Degree obtained in relevant field (Finance/ Economics).
  • Awareness of regulatory developments and changes relating to daily workload/activities.


Job Location: London, UK


Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package


Posting Date: 25/9/17

Closing Date: 24/10/17


To apply please send a copy of your CV and covering letter via email to with the subject heading: ‘FIG Associate’