Paris - Apprenticeship - Global Banking - Corporate Debt Platform - Media & Telecom Finance Analyst

Corporate Banking


2 years Apprenticeship from January 2019, rythm 6 months / 6 months.

Work environment:

The apprentice will sit within the Media & Telecom Finance EMEA (MTF) team of BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional banking (CIB), which role consists in originating and executing debt transactions (loans and bonds) for investment grade and leveraged corporate clients operating in the Media and Telecom sector, in Europe, the Middle-East and Africa.

MTF has direct expertise in corporate acquisition financings, and works closely with the Media & Telecom mergers & acquisitions team of the Bank.

Its sectorial expertise encompasses telecom operators (fixed, mobile and broadband), cable, telecom tower and fiber network operators, TV (broadcasting and Pay-TV), cinema operators, content providers and publishing companies.

BNP Paribas’ Media & Telecom Finance team has demonstrated its ability to rank among the best European players in the media and telecom league tables:

− # 1 Bookrunner (ranked by no. of deals) and # 3 Bookrunner (ranked by volume) for Media & Telecom in EMEA for FY 2015 (Dealogic).

− EMEA Telecom Loan Bank of the Year by number of deals (awarded by Telecom Finance).

− EMEA Telecom Financing Bank of the Year (awarded by TMT Finance).

The MTF team is part of the Corporate Debt Platform and regroups 15 professionals. It is headquartered in Paris with office in London.

Main responsibilities:

Prepare internal credit notes on transactions and business updates for the Credit Committee

− Analyze the industry’s dynamics and the strategic positioning of companies

− Conduct operational and financial performance analysis

− Prepare business plans and financial forecasts (P&L, cash flow statement, balance sheet and debt modeling on


− Assess companies’ financing needs and business opportunities for the Bank

Participate in preparing pitches and financing proposals for clients and prospects

Contribute to the general monitoring of the portfolio companies

− Keep analysts informed of relevant financial news on the Media & Telecom sector

− Prepare quarterly dashboards on leveraged clients performance follow-up

− Produce sector analysis and case studies on specific transactions

− Update reporting tools and data bases

Assist the team in its other daily tasks

Depending on the workflow, the apprentice could also work for the wider Corporate Debt Platform


-Top business/engineering school with strong academic track record, and a major in finance

-First experience in investment banking / private equity / strategy consulting recommended

-French, English (written and oral), other languages appreciated

-Demonstrates interest in financial modeling and solid knowledge of Microsoft Excel

-Strong analysis and synthesis skills

-Good presentation and communication skills

-Team player and ability to adapt to various working situations

This programme is closed to applications.