Vice President- Advisory M&A NA Renewable, Power & Utilities

BNP Paribas - New York, NY3.9

Full-time
BNP Paribas Group
BNP Paribas has operations in 75 countries and boasts more than 185,000 employees. It ranks highly in its two core activities: Retail Banking & Services (comprised of Domestic Markets and International Financial Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail banking model across Mediterranean basin countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas and solid and fast-growing businesses in Asia-Pacific.

About BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking
Fully integrated in the BNP Paribas Group, BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking (CIB) is a leading provider of solutions to two client franchises: corporates and institutions, and operates across EMEA (Europe Middle East Africa), APAC (Asia Pacific) and the Americas. The bank is a global leader in Debt Capital Markets and Derivatives. It is a top European house in Equity Capital Markets and it has leading franchises in Specialized Financing. In Securities Services, it is a top five House worldwide. BNP Paribas CIB strives to service the global economy by providing solutions to its clients in financing (ECM, DCM, specialized financing), flow banking (trade finance and cash management), financial advisory (M&A, project finance), global markets (interest rates, credit, foreign exchange, equity derivatives), risk management, and securities services.

www.cib.bnpparibas.com

Business Overview:
Advisory Americas delivers advisory services for mergers and acquisitions, primary and secondary equity capital markets transactions as well as equity private placements. The team includes over 80 bankers located in New York, San Francisco, Mexico City, Bogota, São Paulo and Santiago de Chile. Within M&A North America, the team is organized along seven primary industry groups: Materials / Minerals / Mining, Power & Utilities, General Industrials & Middle Market Financial Sponsors, Consumer, Financial Institutions, Chemicals and TMT. Within M&A Latin America, the team is based in New York and in Latin America, organized geographically along four regions: Mexico, Brazil, Andean Region and Southern Cone, and covers all industries. Our Equity Capital Markets team operates out of New York and executes transactions in all industries. It covers both North and Latin America. Finally, Equity Private Placement provides advisory services for all BNPP clients in the Americas.

Responsibilities:
Overview. Manage the origination and execution of advisory activities in the Power & Utilities sector
Execution. Manage the day-to-day operations of all aspects of an M&A transaction for buy-side and sell-side transactions (i.e., preparation of information materials, financial analyses, coordination with outside lawyers / accountants, assisting the team with client matters on a day-to-day basis, etc.)
Origination. Manage the entire process of the preparation of origination materials (including writing industry themes, market updates and financial analyses) as well as playing a pivotal role in presenting ideas in meetings
Relationship Building. The Vice President will work closely with Associates and Analysts on transactions, marketing, research, pitch preparation, and deal execution. The primary focus will be idea generation and transaction, execution as well as overall team leadership and mentoring

Minimum Qualifications:
Degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics
6+ years of relevant M&A, Project Finance (or other structured industry transaction experience) or other Power & Utility, Renewable specialized roles, preferably in a bulge bracket or large boutique investment banking

Preferred Qualifications:
Geographically based within the NY metro area
Significant M&A transaction experience, with a broad corporate finance skillset, in the Power & Utilities sector and direct experience assisting in the origination and execution of M&A transactions
Relevant experience and knowledge of the renewables industry
Possesses industry-specific subject matter expertise in the Power & Utilities sector
Globally orientated to support cross-border corporate finance activity (i.e., referrals, origination and execution opportunities) across US, Europe and Asia
Exceptional client service skills, and superior people skills to ensure constructive dialogue and positive cooperation both internally and externally
Ability to assist in the identification of cross-sell opportunity to fully penetrate BNPP products to clients
Team player, self-motivated and entrepreneurial, with the ability and willingness to guide and train more junior team members
Strong financial modelling capabilities and in-depth knowledge of corporate finance theory
Client-focused, deal-driven, credible, and a highly energetic professional
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
High level of intellect, professionalism, and integrity
FINRA Registrations: 79 / 63
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