Mergers & Acquisitions Market Analytics Specialist

Robert W. Baird - Chicago, IL (30+ days ago)4.0

Baird’s Equity Capital Markets group includes more than 500 professionals in research, institutional sales and trading, and investment banking. Our Global Investment Banking group provides M&A, debt advisory, and equity and debt financing services to middle-market companies. There are approximately 270 banking professionals serving clients globally.

Baird’s M&A Group tracks the state of the M&A and capital markets, analyzes middle-market M&A activity and trends across geographic markets, and identifies industry consolidation trends. These insights are published in reports targeted at private and public companies, lawyers, accountants, and private equity investors. The group also regularly produces a wide range of reports that review market trends and M&A activity in various industry sectors. The goal of Baird’s M&A Group is to raise the visibility of Robert W. Baird as an expert participant within the M&A market, increase the firm’s media exposure, and assist industry bankers in corporate presentations and relationships.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team as a Mergers & Acquisitions Market Analytics Specialist.

As a Mergers & Acquisitions Market Analytics Specialist, you will:

Work closely with the Director of M&A Research and provide assistance to other investment banking industry teams
Be responsible for compiling and analyzing data, assisting in the publication of various internal and external reports, and preparing presentations
Contribute to Baird’s embedded leverage process and debt advisory business by working with the Head of Debt Advisory as well as deal teams in facilitating communications with prospective lenders and issuers regarding market conditions and potential deal financing terms

What makes this opportunity great:
Fast paced environment that will enable you to grow as a professional
Ability to work with a variety of teams and leaders, proving your ability to be flexible and highly adaptable
Unique culture that values diverse backgrounds and perspectives while emphasizing teamwork and a strong sense of partnership

What we look for:
Highly analytical and possess the ability to write in a clear, concise, business manner as well as have good presentation and organization skills
Must have a solid background in accounting and finance, strong computer skills, and be proficient in Excel spreadsheet analysis, graphing, and PowerPoint
Proficiency with databases such as Capital IQ, Dealogic and Bloomberg is preferred

Who we are:
For nearly 100 years, Baird has provided high-quality financial advice and services with clients’ best interests in mind. Employee owned and independent, Baird serves individuals, foundations, organizations and municipalities across the country as well as corporations and institutions around the world from more than100 offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Baird has more than $200 billion in client assets.

Baird’s Equity Capital Markets group includes 500 professionals in research, institutional sales and trading, and investment banking. Baird is also home to a global private equity group, Baird Capital, that has invested in nearly 300 companies over its history.

As one of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For since 2004, Baird attracts many of the financial service industry’s leading and most experienced professionals as well as top talent from the nation’s finest universities. From day one, our new associates benefit from collaborative, mentoring relationships, often interacting with senior executives at the companies we cover and getting to know our best institutional clients. The result is a truly enriching experience that provides opportunities to build your existing skills and develop a keen understanding of the industry. Discover a firm with a vested interest in your professional future.