2020 Full-Time Investment Banking Associate - Financial Institutions Group (NY)

At Lazard, Associates work as part of client teams which provide a wide range of services, including: general financial advice, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, special committee assignments, takeover defenses, corporate restructurings, strategic partnerships/joint ventures and advice on capital structure.

Lazard offers an unparalleled opportunity to work as part of small deal teams on strategic and other assignments, providing meaningful exposure to senior bankers and client representatives.

Day-to-day activities of an Associate include: financial analysis and modeling, creating and preparing client presentations and marketing materials, interacting with clients, managing deal processes and providing guidance to and supervising Analysts, among other activities.

In FIG, our Associates work in a generalist capacity spanning the following verticals: Insurance, Asset Management, Alternative Asset Management, Banks, Broker-Dealers, Specialty Finance, Financial Technology and Exchanges, among other areas. Please visit our firm's website for further information regarding our strategic objectives and transaction experience

  • 1-2 years of Associate-level investment banking experience, preferably in FIG covering banks and/or insurance

  • Analyst-Promote or recent MBA graduate. Other graduate degrees also considered

  • Top academic performer who is comfortable in an unstructured environment which values initiative, creativity, maturity, and poise

  • Strong quantitative background

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Highly motivated

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Team player

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