Investment Banking M&A Associate – New York

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Investment Banking M&A Associate – New York

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POSTING DATE: Jul 27, 2021

PRIMARY LOCATION: Americas-United States of America-New York-New York

EDUCATION LEVEL: Bachelor’s Degree

JOB: Investment Banking


JOB LEVEL: Associate


Morgan Stanley is a leading global services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm’s employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1, 200 offices in 43 countries.

As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career – a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.

The Mergers & Acquisitions Department (M&A) is responsible for structuring and executing a wide range of complex domestic and cross-border transactions including acquisitions, divestitures, mergers, spin-offs, joint-ventures, asset swaps and defenses against unsolicited takeover attempts. The group works in close partnership with the firm’s Industry coverage groups across sectors.

We are looking for an Associate to join our New York office. The successful candidate will work closely with professionals throughout the firm to deliver high quality advice to our clients. You will play an important role on a team that includes senior professionals who will encourage you to go beyond the numbers and think creatively.


At least two (2) years of experience within the investment banking industry as an associate or equivalent providing strategic advice to and executing strategic transactions for U.S. and multinational corporate clients

Advanced quantitative skills to analyze and evaluate financial models, M&A pro forma impact analysis, and financial valuation

Extraordinarily high level of motivation and commitment to working hard

Strong written and verbal communication, client and interpersonal skills

Commercial instinct and ability to perform under pressure and tight deadlines

Bachelor’s degree required; relevant degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Accounting, Mathematics or related field or foreign equivalent preferred

Series licensing or must obtain

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