Paris - Long Term Internship - Global Banking - Leveraged Finance TMT
6-month Internship starting in January 2019
Work environment :
Leveraged Debt Platform (LDP) gathers 80 professionals specialized in LBO Financing across Europe (Paris, London, Frankfurt, Munich, Madrid, Milan and Brussels). These teams are responsible for the origination of LBO Deals with Private Equity firms only, from mid-cap to large-cap, and their follow up.
Within LDP sits a transversal team dedicated to Technology, Media & Telecom across EMEA. This team regroups 5 professionals (3 located in Paris and 2 in London).
The intern will work within LDP TMT in Paris. Its role consists in :
-Originating and executing debt transactions (loans and bonds) for leveraged clients in Europe
-Developing relationships with clients, being the entry point in the Bank for most companies and Private Equity
firms operating in the TMT sector.
Its sectorial expertise encompasses telecom operators (fixed, mobile and broadband), satellite, telecom tower and fiber network operators, datacenters, TV (broadcasting and Pay-TV), cinema operators, content providers, publishing and all technology (software, payments, etc…) companies.
Key responsibilities :
The intern’s key responsibilities will include :
-Participate in preparing pitches for clients and prospects (new LBO transaction, refinancing, extension)
-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, CFS, BS and debt modeling on Excel)
- Assess companies’ financing needs and business opportunities for the Bank
-Assist the team in its other daily tasks
Required profile :
-Top business/engineering school with strong academic track record, and a major in finance/strategy
-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
-Sense of humor highly appreciated!