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  • M&A Vice President at BDA New York

    Role of the Vice President

    BDA Partners is seeking a highly motivated Vice President for its New York office. BDA provides an excellent opportunity to gain an expansive breadth of hands-on experience across sectors focusing on M&A (sellside and buyside) 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.

    As well as having a deep understanding of valuation and broad finance, Associates should be able to identify and vet potential buyers from pitch materials and support sector teams in developing various client ready materials.



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

    • Direct and manage the work of Associates and Analysts on the execution of international Mergers &
      Acquisitions (M&A) and divestments transactions from company valuation analysis and conducting due
      diligence to deal structuring and negotiations.
    • Maintain effective relationships with existing clients on behalf of the company.
    • Design and conduct training and performance evaluations of Associates and Analysts.
    • Develop market data in international M&A and accordingly advise clients on current and future
      financial status of their respective transactions.
    • Source opportunities for M&A transactions and actively develop new clients and credentials while
      actively participating in sectors class and related marketing activities.
    • Analyze risks and impacts of client companies’ M&A transactions.
    • Review M&A transaction reports and industry views, analyze market conditions, and provide feedback
      and suggestions to Associate/Analyst.
    • Review and optimize the financial models built by Associate/Analyst and provide valuation guidance to
      clients for M&A transactions.
    • Serve as central point for coordination internally and externally with clients, co-advisors, lawyers,
      accountants as well as potential transaction counterparties; liaise with external advisors on valuation and
    • Lead the team to prepare pitch books and transaction materials, including Teasers, Process Letters,
      Information Memorandums, Term Sheets, Stock/Asset Purchase Agreements.


    Essential (‘Core’) Competencies

    • Master’s Degree (or foreign equivalent) in Finance or related fields and three years of work experience as an Associate, Analyst or related
    • Strong quantitative and accounting skills – Having a deep understanding of valuation and broad finance and should be able to guide and challenge juniors in financial modeling
    • Experience working on deals through the entire execution phase. Experience working on cross-border mandates welcomed
    • Strong client management skills – ability to earn the trust and respect of client teams such that clients contact him/her first for daily tasks
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, strong work ethic, a “team player,” organized and high level of attention to detail
    • Strong leadership mindset – able to facilitate more effective delivery by working with junior team to improve performance
    • Willingness to travel


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

    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.