Director, Media Analyst - Investment Research Group (New York, Chicago, or Bethesda)

NYC 299 Park Avenue (22957), United States of America, New York, New York

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Director, Media Analyst - Investment Research Group (New York, Chicago, or Bethesda)

Director - Media Analyst, Investment Research Group

(Bethesda, New York City, or Chicago)

Essential Functions (Responsibilities):

As Media Analyst you will report to the IRG group leader and aid in the identification, development, and execution of corporate finance and capital markets transactions in the Media space (including cash flow financing and asset-based lending).

Your responsibilities include:

  • Actively identify research and profile prospects in the Media sector
  • Prepare various analyses for prospect identification, due diligence and credit committees
  • Develop and maintain industry driver and valuation models for various subsectors
  • Support deal screening, due diligence, and internal credit approval processes, including development of investment theses and underwriting assumptions
  • Assist in evaluating risk/return dynamics for proposed transactions
  • Support IRG efforts in other forums, including, but not limited to portfolio reviews
  • Provide support to Capital Markets through interactions with institutional investors
  • Contribute to all aspects of idea generation efforts, including industry analyses, discussion of opportunities within spaces and identification of potential targets
  • Responsibilities commensurate with experience; long-term opportunity to increase exposure
  • Willing to travel up to 50% of the time


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least three years of specific TMT finance experience in the Media sector or Media operational experience: equity research, investment banking, private equity, or VC
  • Proficient experience in PowerPoint, Microsoft Word and Excel


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to present to clients and senior management and ability to effectively interact at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to manage multiple projects while maintaining a high quality of work
  • Strong financial modeling and analysis skills
  • Execution oriented and self-motivator
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and within a team environment
  • MBA and/or CFA


At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.


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