Vice President - Investment Banking - Aerospace & Defense

  • Competitive
  • Charlotte, NC, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Jefferies
  • 20 Mar 19

Vice President - Investment Banking - Aerospace & Defense

Jefferies, the global investment banking firm, has served companies and investors for over 50 years. Headquartered in New York, with offices in over 30 cities around the world, the firm provides clients with capital markets and financial advisory services, institutional brokerage and securities research, as well as wealth and asset management. The firm provides a full range of investment banking services including underwriting, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and recapitalization, and other advisory services across the Americas, Europe and Asia. Jefferies is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Jefferies Financial Group (NYSE: JEF), a diversified holding company.

POSITION : Jefferies LLC seeks a Vice President, Investment Banking, M&A in Charlotte, NC to provide strategic advice and to execute M&A transactions for domestic and international companies in the Aerospace, Defense, and Government Services industries. The person in the role will pitch to and advise the management, boards, and the owners of both public and private companies as it relates to potential M&A transactions and strategic alternatives. Focus will be on originating and executing advisory business in close coordination with the Aerospace, Defense, and Government Services practice at Jefferies.


  • Perform analysis of methods of financing, structure of a potential transaction, formulation of plans and models to consummate mergers and acquisitions, in accordance with the rules and procedures of various domestic and international institutions and US laws and regulations.
  • Working closely with Aerospace, Defense and Government Service team to, execute buy-side and sell-side M&A and capital markets transactions (cross-border and domestic, public and private, friendly and hostile) and provide general corporate advice to clients.
  • Prepare marketing and new business development presentations.
  • Execute the creation of company-specific financial analysis/modeling, including valuation and statistical analysis and consequences of options a company may be considering.
  • Review valuation models including comparable company analysis and conduct and analyze industry research.
  • Develop written materials such as client presentations, offering memorandums, proposals, engagement letters, term sheets and legal agreements utilizing Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word. Coordinate internal resources.
  • Create project timelines and work plans, which entail financial analysis, due diligence and valuation. Develop and foster client relationships.
  • Interface with Jefferies' sector teams to identify and develop business opportunities and collaborate to execute a final product.
  • Liaise with clients. Conduct industry and product research. Utilize Series 63 and 79 licenses.

  • Master's degree or foreign equivalent in Business Administration, Finance, Economics or related field and three (3) years of experience providing complex analytical support including creating and reviewing valuation and other financial analyses in support of due diligence activities on behalf of a global financial services institution.
  • Experience must include executing both sell-side and buy-side M&A (including cross-border and domestic, public and private); preparing client presentations and pitches utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint; performing financial valuation analysis and building complex financial models; conducting industry and product research; analyzing corporate and financial information; participating in execution of M&A transactions.
  • Series 63 and 79 licenses required.
  • In the alternative, the employer will accept a Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, or related field, and six (6) years of progressively responsible experience to fulfill the education requirement.