CIB - Investment Banking - UK M&A - Analyst – London

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


The J.P. Morgan UK M&A team is responsible for execution of public and private M&A transactions involving UK corporate and financial sponsor clients and for overseas clients involving businesses based in the UK. We maintain leading relationships with some of the most prominent clients in the UK and aid them, through M&A, in delivering on their corporate strategy and structure. We are involved in the vast majority of the major M&A transactions that take place in the UK and consistently rank as one of the UK's pre-eminent M&A advisory franchises. Often, members of the deal team interact on a daily basis with the client's CEO and CFO.

J.P. Morgan's Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments, financial institutions, pensions, sovereign wealth organizations, states and municipalities entrust us with their business. We offer our clients a full suite of global financial services and capabilities, providing strategic advice, raising capital, managing risk, and extending liquidity in markets around the world. Not only is our goal to help clients succeed, we are committed to contributing to orderly and well-functioning markets and supporting global economic growth across our businesses.

Key responsibilities:

As an Investment Banking Analyst, your responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  1. Transaction execution: support due diligence, document preparation, negotiation etc and liaising with relevant counterpart at the client/other advisers (accounting, legal, etc)
  2. Working with J.P. Morgan product and sector teams
  3. Building and using complex financial models, completing valuation and analytical exercises
  4. Drafting presentation materials, management presentations, Board materials, Memorandums, and other presentation materials for use in M&A and capital markets transactions or strategic client dialogue Keeping abreast of key market developments and establishing knowledge of the target client base and relevant market dynamics
  5. Monitoring shareholder activism in the UK as well as helping clients development strategies to deal with activists who come on to their register


  • Outstanding financial analysis and modelling skills
  • Strong interest and focus on deal execution
  • Strong academic background
  • CFA Level III certification (or similar) preferred
  • Experience with UK Takeover Code transactions
  • Experience developing shareholder activism materials, as well as monthly M&A updates for clients
  • Solid communication and project management skills
  • In-depth understanding of investment banking products is preferable (can be enhanced and further built via training)
  • Experience in dealing with clients and other transactional advisers is preferable (can be enhanced and further built via training)
  • Experienced in building financial models to help internal and external clients evaluate opportunities
  • Strong team player
  • Proficient in MS office applications.
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