Associate, Mergers and Acquisitions

Capital One
New York, New York, United States
Mar 01, 2023
Mar 22, 2023
Full Time
NYC 299 Park Avenue (22957), United States of America, New York, New York

Associate, Mergers and Acquisitions

Capital One is seeking to hire an Investment Banking Associate to support its mergers and acquisitions ("M&A") advisory practice. The team originates and executes M&A transactions across industry verticals with deal flow originating largely from Capital One's existing commercial banking client base. The M&A Group is looking for experienced associates.

The position offers substantial opportunities to gain financial and technical expertise, professional development, and upward mobility, while taking on a substantial amount of responsibility in transaction execution, client management, and new business development.

General responsibilities include:
  • Executing and supporting the origination of M&A transactions including private and public sell-sides, buy-sides, corporate divestitures, etc.
  • Preparing, analyzing, and explaining historical and projected financial information
  • Managing and assisting in preparing financial models and business valuations
  • Conducting industry and company-specific business due diligence
  • Creating client marketing presentations, memoranda, and deliverables
  • Attending client meetings
  • Drafting and collaborating on pitch presentations
  • Assisting in the development and continued cultivation of client, prospective client, and professional advisor relationships
  • Assisting in the management and mentoring of Analyst team members

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least 3 years of investment banking, private equity, or transaction advisory experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business, or economics
  • Financial modeling experience, to include DCF and LBO
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Knowledge of general accounting and finance principles
  • Strong written and oral presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong work ethic, attention to detail, and a passion for excellence
  • A working knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing software programs

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



The minimum and maximum full-time annual salaries for this role are listed below, by location. Please note that this salary information is solely for candidates hired to perform work within one of these locations, and refers to the amount Capital One is willing to pay at the time of this posting. Salaries for part-time roles will be prorated based upon the agreed upon number of hours to be regularly worked.

New York City: $150,000 - $225,000 for Associate, Mergers and Acquisitions

Candidates hired to work in other locations will be subject to the pay range associated with that location, and the actual annualized salary amount offered to any candidate at the time of hire will be reflected solely in the candidate's offer letter.

This role is also eligible to earn performance based incentive compensation, which may include cash bonus(es) and/or long term incentives (LTI). Incentives could be discretionary or non discretionary depending on the plan.

Capital One offers a comprehensive, competitive, and inclusive set of health, financial and other benefits that support your total well-being. Learn more at the Capital One Careers website . Eligibility varies based on full or part-time status, exempt or non-exempt status, and management level.

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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