Director & Vice President positions in BDA’s Hong Kong office

As a result of our strong pipeline of mandates, BDA Partners is seeking a highly motivated Director and Vice President for its Hong Kong office.  Working as part of a team of 15 bankers across Hong Kong, Singapore and Ho Chi Minh, you will get extensive hands-on transaction experience across a wide variety of sectors and countries.

Responsibilities

Successful candidates will be responsible for a wide variety of tasks around our M&A advisory mandates (sellside, buyside and capital raising). In particular, a Director and Vice President’s work will typically cover the following:

  • Leading execution deal teams on a day-to-day basis
  • Client, target, and counterparty management
  • Transaction process design and implementation
  • Preparation of marketing materials
  • Structuring valuation
  • Management of due diligence and negotiation process
  • Effectively and efficiently marshalling junior bankers to produce high quality work
  • Recruitment, training and mentoring of junior bankers
  • Supporting origination efforts of BDA’s Partners and MDs
  • Developing their own new business development / origination efforts
  • Networking with industry contacts, lawyers, and advisors to source new business

Essential (‘Core’) Competencies

  • Minimum six years M&A advisory experience in an investment bank or the transaction services team of a Big 4 accounting firm
  • Fluency in English or Mandarin, plus one other Asian language
  • A track record of executing, and closing M&A transactions in an advisory capacity (particularly sellside transactions)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong quantitative and accounting skills
  • Skilled at managing relationships with clients, peers
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong work ethic, a team player, organized and attention to detail
  • Willingness to travel throughout China and Southeast Asia

Interested candidates should submit a brief cover letter and a CV to HK Recruit.

Thank you for considering a role in our Hong Kong office. We run a formal analyst internship program where, three times a year, we bring two interns on board from leading universities for a three to six month paid internship. Our Hong Kong office covers Hong Kong, Southeast Asia and Greater China, but interns are based in Hong Kong.

Our goal with the internship program is to identify suitable full-time analyst candidates for BDA. During the internship you get to learn about M&A and work on live transactions and we get to assess you in advance of graduation to see if you would be a good fit with us. We are an active supporter of Hong Kong’s universities and are pleased to be able to offer valuable work experience to university students in Hong Kong.

A career with BDA is dynamic and rewarding and provides excellent opportunities for international work, training, career advancement and remuneration. Given our high quality cross border deal flow, successful candidates will obtain significant hands on experience and responsibility early in their careers, and have advancement opportunities within BDA globally.  Full time analysts typically join in June before attending the one month analyst training program in Chicago.

Due to employment visa regulations in Hong Kong we limit our internship offers to Hong Kong Permanent Residents, students at one of the universities in Hong Kong, or candidate with existing IANG visas. Unfortunately if you do not fall within one of these groups it is not practical for us to get you a work visa for an internship.

Our internship periods and application dates are as follows:

Period Internship Date* Applications Accepted, Interviews Conducted, Offers Made
Spring 1 January – 31 May, 2019 – 2 places remaining 1-31 October of prior year
Summer 1 June – 31 August, 2018 – FULL 1-30 November of prior year
Fall 1 September – 31 December, 2018 – 2 places remaining 1-30 June of the same year

* There is flexibility in start and end dates to accommodate university timetables

Applications will not be considered outside of the specified periods.

Interested candidates should submit a brief cover letter and a CV to hkrecruit@bdapartners.com.

All information received will be kept in strict confidence and used only for employment-related purposes.  Unfortunately, given the number of applications we receive, only short listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Job Description of an Analyst Intern

Successful candidates will support deal teams with a wide variety of tasks around our M&A advisory mandates.  In particular, an Analyst Intern’s work will typically cover the following:

  • Conduct research and analysis for
    • Target profiles
    • Industry analysis
    • Potential buyer profiles
    • Comparable listed companies valuation
    • Comparable transactions valuation
  • Assist drafting of important pitch documents and marketing materials
    • Pitch books for potential transactions
    • Marketing documents for opportunities, such as teasers, information memorandums and management presentations
  • Attend meetings with clients and counterparties
    • Prepare for the meetings, such as writing agendas and descriptions of attendees
    • Participate in meetings and add value to the discussions
    • Prepare concise, insightful notes on the meeting

 

Job Qualifications for an Analyst Intern

We are interested in candidates who meet the following criteria.  Prior experience in finance or banking is highly desirable.  Priority will be given to candidates in their penultimate or final year at university.

  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic and shows initiative
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • An outstanding appreciation for correctness of information and clean, perfect formatting
  • Consistently produce work to a high standard of quality, thoughtfulness and insight within prompt deadlines
  • Clear, confident social and communication abilities (both written and verbal) to interact in a natural, compelling manner with senior executives
  • Adherence to strict confidentiality
  • A strong interest in Asia a desire to develop a career in Asian M&A
  • Good commercial sense and an interest and inherent curiosity in companies, their operations and strategies
  • Fluency in English and advanced capabilities in an Asian language (e.g. Mandarin, Cantonese, Bahasa, Thai, Vietnamese)
  • Fundamental understanding of financial statements and valuation principles and techniques
  • Flexibility to travel in Asia
  • Superior knowledge of advanced tools in PowerPoint, Excel and Word

BDA Partners is seeking a highly motivated Vice President for its Ho Chi Minh City office. BDA provides an excellent opportunity to gain an expansive breadth of hands-on experience across sectors focusing on M&A (sell-side and buy-side) and Capital Raising.

Successful candidates will support BDA and our clients in crossborder M&A transactions involving Asia.

Responsibilities

Successful candidates will support deal teams with a wide variety of tasks around our M&A advisory mandates. In particular, a Vice President’s work will typically cover the following:

  • Leading deal teams
    • Client, target, and counterparty management
    • Transaction process design and implementation
    • Preparation of marketing materials
    • Structuring valuation
    • Management of due diligence and negotiation process
  • Effectively and efficiently marshalling junior bankers to produce high quality work
  • Supporting origination efforts of BDA’s Partners and MDs
  • Leading new business development / origination efforts
  • Networking with industry contacts, lawyers, and advisors to source new business

Essential (‘Core’) Competencies

  • Minimum six years M&A advisory experience in an investment bank
  • Professional proficiency in Vietnamese and English required
  • A track record of executing, and closing M&A transactions in an advisory capacity
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong quantitative and accounting skills
  • Skilled at managing relationships with clients, peers
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong work ethic, a team player, organized and attention to detail
  • Willingness to travel

Interested candidates should submit a brief cover letter and a CV to recruit[at]bdapartners[dot]com.

All information received will be kept in strict confidence and used only for employment-related purposes. Unfortunately, given the number of applications we receive, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

BDA Partners is seeking a highly motivated Analyst for its Ho Chi Minh City office. BDA provides an excellent opportunity to gain an expansive breadth of hands-on experience across sectors focusing on M&A (sell-side and buy-side) and Capital Raising.

The prospective candidate will provide project management and execution support on complex transactions and prepare presentation materials to communicate key messages to clients and counterparties. Specific duties will include assistance in the preparation of financial models, valuation analysis, marketing documentation and research.

Responsibilities

  • Work with clients and participate in the execution of cross-border M&A transactions
  • Provide support to senior investment banking professionals to develop marketing leads and ideas to generate new business
  • Define and prepare financial and technical work products based upon analyses for various M&A engagements for public and private companies, including buyside, sellside, corporate carve-outs, and cross-border M&A situations
  • Assisting senior bankers in process management, e.g. due diligence
  • Support negotiations and preparation of key transaction documents including confidentiality agreements, merger agreements, sale leaseback agreements, asset purchase agreements, other ancillary documents and deal marketing materials
  • Conduct due diligence and assess seller’s and target’s business plans, growth prospects and financial performance
  • Perform valuation analysis and apply diverse methodologies, including comparable company analysis, precedent transaction analysis, leveraged buyout analysis, and discounted cash flow analysis
  • Attend meetings with client’s senior client team members
  • A wide variety of other tasks to support the diverse activities of M&A advisory

Essential (‘Core’) Competencies

  • Professional proficiency in Vietnamese and English required
  • Vietnamese nationals preferred
  • Strong quantitative and accounting skills
  • [Significant] Experience working on deals through the entire execution phase. Experience working on cross-border mandates welcomed
  • Client management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, strong work ethic, a “team player,” organized and high level of attention to detail
  • Additional foreign language fluency (Japanese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean) welcomed but not required
  • Willingness to travel

Interested candidates should submit a brief cover letter and a CV to hcmcrecruit@bdapartners.com.

All information received will be kept in strict confidence and used only for employment-related purposes. Unfortunately, given the number of applications we receive, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

BDA Partners is an investment banking firm that advises on mergers and acquisitions, with one of the largest independent M&A teams in Asia. We specialize in cross-border transactions with transaction values typically around US$50m – US$250m. We have offices throughout Asia, Europe and the US.

We are now recruiting winter /spring semester (Janaury – May) interns for our Ho Chi Minh City office. Our Ho Chi Minh City office covers Southeast Asia. This will be a paid internship for 3 – 6 months, with the possibility to be awarded a full time role as an Analyst following the internship. Exact arrangement to be agreed mutually

It is necessary for candidates to have experience in Southeast Asia and/or Southeast Asian language skills.

Please visit www.bdapartners.com prior to submitting an application.

Successful candidates will be capable of supporting execution of mergers, acquisitions and divestments as a core part of the deal team. In particular, an Analyst Intern is responsible for:

• Produce work to a very high standard of quality, thoughtfulness and insight within prompt deadlines

• Conduct research and analysis for
– Target profiles
– Industry analysis
– Potential buyer profiles
– Comparable listed companies valuation
– Comparable transactions valuation

• Assist in drafting important pitch documents and marketing materials
– Pitch books for potential transactions
– Marketing documents for opportunities, such as teasers, information memorandums and management presentations

• Attend meetings with important clients and counterparties
– Prepare for the meetings, such as writing agendas and descriptions of attendees
– Participate in meetings and add value to the discussions
– Prepare concise, insightful notes on the meeting

• A very wide variety of other tasks to support the diverse activities of M&A advisory

Interested candidates should submit a brief cover letter and a CV to hcmcrecruit@bdapartners.com.

All information received will be kept in strict confidence and used only for employment-related purposes. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Responsibilities

 

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of HCMC and other Southeast Asia offices and liaise with outsourced service providers
  • Plan and coordinate travel itineraries including airline, hotel, meetings and ground transportation
  • Set up internal/external conference calls, meetings and events
  • Conduct internet and library research on existing and prospective companies
  • Prepare and edit correspondence, reports, and presentations

Requirements

  • Fluency in English is a must
  • At least 3 years of working experience as an executive administrative assistant or in other secretarial position
  • High level verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office
  • Bachelor’s degree required

Interested candidates that meet the above qualifications should submit a brief cover letter and a CV to hcmcrecruit@bdapartners.com.

BDA Partners is seeking a highly motivated Analyst and Associate for its Singapore office. BDA provides an excellent opportunity to gain an expansive breadth of hands-on experience across sectors focusing on M&A (sell-side and buy-side) and Capital Raising.

The prospective candidate will provide project management and execution support on complex transactions and prepare presentation materials to communicate key messages to clients and counterparties. Specific duties will include assistance in the preparation of financial models, valuation analysis, marketing documentation and research.

Responsibilities

  • Work with clients and participate in the execution of cross-border M&A transactions
  • Provide support to senior investment banking professionals to develop marketing leads and ideas to generate new business
  • Define and prepare financial and technical work products based upon analyses for various M&A engagements for public and private companies, including buyside, sellside, corporate carve-outs, and cross-border M&A situations
  • Assisting senior bankers in process management, e.g. due diligence
  • Support negotiations and preparation of key transaction documents including confidentiality agreements, merger agreements, sale leaseback agreements, asset purchase agreements, other ancillary documents and deal marketing materials
  • Conduct due diligence and assess seller’s and target’s business plans, growth prospects and financial performance
  • Perform valuation analysis and apply diverse methodologies, including comparable company analysis, precedent transaction analysis, leveraged buyout analysis, and discounted cash flow analysis
  • Attend meetings with client’s senior client team members
  • A wide variety of other tasks to support the diverse activities of M&A advisory

Essential (‘Core’) Competencies

  • Singapore nationals preferred
  • Strong quantitative and accounting skills
  • [Significant] Experience working on deals through the entire execution phase. Experience working on cross-border mandates welcomed
  • Client management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, strong work ethic, a “team player,” organized and high level of attention to detail
  • Additional foreign language fluency (Japanese, Cantonese, Korean) welcomed but not required
  • Willingness to travel

Interested candidates should submit a brief cover letter and a CV to sgrecruit@bdapartners.com.

All information received will be kept in strict confidence and used only for employment-related purposes. Unfortunately, given the number of applications we receive, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

BDA Partners is seeking highly motivated Associate and Vice President candidates for its Shanghai office. BDA provides an excellent opportunity to gain an expansive breadth of hands-on experience across sectors focusing on M&A (sell-side and buy-side) and Capital Raising.

The prospective candidate will provide project management and execution support on deals and prepare presentation materials to communicate their ideas and findings to clients. Specific duties will include preparing and overseeing junior resources in financial modeling, valuation analysis, client presentations, and market research. You will be expected to lead client diligence sessions, read definitive agreements and other transaction related documents and represent the firm as a mid-level banker. You would be responsible for specific business development responsibilities.  We would expect you to develop into a senior banker with within the firm.

Role/Responsibilities 

  • Work with clients in the Greater China/Asia region and participate in deal origination and execution of cross-border M&A transactions while supporting execution of international office mandates as appropriate
  • Provide support to senior investment banking professionals in China and internationally to develop marketing leads and ideas to generate new business
  • Define and prepare financial and technical work products based upon analyses for various M&A engagements for public and private companies, including buyside, sellside, corporate carve-outs, and cross-border M&A situations
  • Coordinate with co-financial advisors, client’s legal counsel and other advisors in developing complex strategic solutions for clients
  • Support negotiations and preparation of key transaction documents including confidentiality agreements, merger agreements, sale leaseback agreements, asset purchase agreements, other ancillary documents and deal marketing materials
  • Conduct due diligence and assess seller’s and target’s business plans, growth prospects and financial performance
  • Perform valuation analysis and apply diverse methodologies, including comparable company analysis, precedent transaction analysis, leveraged buyout analysis, and discounted cash flow analysis
  • Attend meetings with client’s senior client team members
  • Prepare complex financial and strategic work plans, manage available resources, and assign responsibilities

Desired Skills and Experience 

  • Professional proficiency in Mandarin Chinese and English required
  • MBA is preferred but not required
  • PRC nationals preferred
  • Strong quantitative and accounting skills
  • Significant experience managing deals through the entire execution phase is critical.  Experience working on cross-border mandates welcomed
  • Strong client management skills required
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, strong work ethic, a “team player,” organized and high level of attention to detail
  • Additional foreign language fluency (Japanese, Cantonese, Korean) welcomed but not required
  • Willingness to travel

Interested candidates should submit a brief cover letter and a CV to shrecruit@bdapartners.com.

BDA Partners is seeking a highly motivated executive (analyst/associate/senior associate) position for its Tokyo office. BDA provides an excellent opportunity to gain an expansive breadth of hands-on experience across sectors focusing on M&A (sell-side and buy-side) and Capital Raising.

The prospective candidate will provide project management and execution support on deals and prepare presentation materials to communicate their ideas and findings to clients. Specific duties will include preparing and overseeing junior resources in financial modeling, valuation analysis, client presentations, and market research. You will be expected to lead client diligence sessions, read definitive agreements and other transaction related documents and represent the firm as a mid-level banker. You would be responsible for specific business development responsibilities.  We would expect you to develop into a senior banker with within the firm.

Role/Responsibilities 

  • Work with clients in Japan/Asia region and participate in deal origination and execution of cross-border M&A transactions while supporting execution of international office mandates as appropriate
  • Provide support to senior investment banking professionals in Japan and internationally to develop marketing leads and ideas to generate new business
  • Define and prepare financial and technical work products based upon analyses for various M&A engagements for public and private companies, including buysides, sellsides, corporate carve-outs, and cross-border M&A situations
  • Coordinate with co-financial advisors, client’s legal counsel and other advisors in developing complex strategic solutions for clients
  • Support negotiations and preparation of key transaction documents including confidentiality agreements, merger agreements, sale leaseback agreements, asset purchase agreements, other ancillary documents and deal marketing materials
  • Conduct due diligence and assess seller’s and target’s business plans, growth prospects and financial performance
  • Perform valuation analysis and apply diverse methodologies, including comparable company analysis, precedent transaction analysis, leveraged buyout analysis, and discounted cash flow analysis
  • Attend meetings with client’s senior client team members
  • Prepare complex financial and strategic work plans, manage available resources, and assign responsibilities

 

Desired Skills and Experience 

  • MBA is preferred but not required
  • Strong quantitative and accounting skills
  • Significant experience managing deals through the entire execution phase is critical.  Experience working on cross-border mandates welcomed
  • Strong client management skills required
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, strong work ethic, a team player, organized and high level of attention to detail
  • Foreign language fluency (Mandarin/Cantonese, Korean) welcomed but not required
  • Willingness to travel

Interested candidates should submit a brief cover letter and a CV to tokyorecruit@bdapartners.com.

BDA Partners is an investment banking firm that advises on mergers and acquisitions, with one of the largest independent M&A teams in Asia. We specialize in cross-border transactions with transaction values typically around US$50m – US$250m. We have offices throughout Asia, Europe and the US.

We are now recruiting interns for our Mumbai office. Our Mumbai office covers transactions and leads across India. This will be a paid internship for 3 – 6 months. Exact arrangement to be agreed mutually.

Please visit www.bdapartners.com prior to submitting an application.

Successful candidates will be capable of supporting execution of mergers, acquisitions and divestments as a core part of the deal team. In particular, an Analyst Intern is responsible for:

• Produce work to a very high standard of quality, thoughtfulness and insight within prompt deadlines

• Conduct research and analysis for
– Target profiles
– Industry analysis
– Potential buyer profiles
– Comparable listed companies valuation
– Comparable transactions valuation

• Assist in drafting important pitch documents and marketing materials
– Pitch books for potential transactions
– Marketing documents for opportunities, such as teasers, information memorandums and management presentations

• Attend meetings with important clients and counterparties
– Prepare for the meetings, such as writing agendas and descriptions of attendees
– Participate in meetings and add value to the discussions
– Prepare concise, insightful notes on the meeting

• A very wide variety of other tasks to support the diverse activities of M&A advisory

Interested candidates should submit a brief cover letter and a CV to mumbairecruit[at]bdapartners[dot]com

All information received will be kept in strict confidence and used only for employment-related purposes. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.