Summer 2021 UK Intern – FinTech Investment Banking


Position: Financial Technology Partners is seeking UK Investment Banking Summer Interns, from June 2021 through August 2021. Company Description: Financial Technology Partners (aka “FT Partners”) is the only investment banking firm focused exclusively on the financial technology sector. We broadly define the sector as the dynamic convergence of technology-based solutions and financial services. FT Partners was recently recognized as "Dealmaker of the Year" and "Investment Banking Firm of the Year" by The M&A Advisor. The firm was founded by Steve McLaughlin, Managing Partner, formerly a senior investment banker in Goldman Sachs & Co.'s Financial Technology Group and Financial Institutions Group in New York and San Francisco. The firm's Founder and senior bankers are all highly experienced investment bankers formerly with the financial technology, M&A and investment banking groups of Goldman Sachs & Co in New York, San Francisco, London and Los Angeles. Role Description: Our summer interns provide support for all aspects of a transaction from origination to closing. They work directly with the investment banking team who are responsible for the day to day activities of each transaction. Responsibilities include: financial modeling, company valuation, financial performance analysis, corporate and industry research, due diligence, strategic analyses of companies, preparation of marketing and presentation materials, management presentations and offering memorandums.  The key responsibilities include: Financial modeling, company valuation, and financial performance analysis Analyze data using mathematical models and statistical techniques Prepare reports, tables, and charts that present research results Working alongside senior bankers to provide clients with M&A and financing services Modeling complex M&A and financing scenarios Undertaking relevant research and writing reports of findings  Communications Skills: Exceptional writing and verbal communication skills, able to prepare high impact materials Participates effectively in both internal and external meetings  Maturity and poise to work directly with client executives Team Player: Team player who can contribute to building a positive team spirit, keeps commitments, inspires the trust of others, works with integrity and ethically, and upholds firm values Ability to perform under pressure, amid tight deadlines; can effectively prioritize and plan Collaborative across teams and levels, both internally and externally Understands coaching for long term development of self and others General Qualifications: Internships or full-time positions in investment banking, or related industries Top university degree, Finance or Accounting majors preferred Minimum 2:1 required Graduation dates between December 2021 - June 2022 Excellent problem solving and analytical ability Strong work ethic and a drive for excellence Ability to perform under pressure amid tight deadlines Team player, self-motivated, and entrepreneurial Strong quantitative and technical skills Strong data management and research skills High attention to detail Strong writing and verbal communication skills Permanent United Kingdom work authorization required Why FT Partners? Managing Partner and Managing Directors formerly of Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan Award-winning execution; Investment Bank of the Year / Boutique of the Year Awards (among many others) Executing both billion dollar and early stage / high-growth VC transactions Excellent career path, strong and competitive compensation Unparalleled deal flow with premier client base Access to world-class executives at high-growth companies Dominant footprint in the one of largest sectors: financial technology Top-notch financial sponsor relationships Close-knit, rapidly growing team  Selected transactions include advising: Heartland Payments in its $4.5 billion sale to Global Payments (NYSE: GPN) Mercury Payment in its $2.0 billion sale to Vantiv ( ) SquareTrade in its $1.4 billion sale to Allstate ( ) Prosper in its loan purchase agreement with a consortium of investors for up to $5 billion AmWins in its recapitalization by New Mountain Capital at a $1.3bn valuation CardConnect in its $750 million sale to First Data ( ) GreenSky in its $300 million minority investment led by DST, TPG, Wellington Management, and Iconiq AvidXchange in its $300 million financing from MasterCard ( ) , CDPQ, Temasek and Peter Thiel Mercury Payment Systems in its 60% strategic growth investment by Silver Lake Partners OzForex in its $480 mm IPO FleetOne in its $369mm sale to WEX ( ) Automated Trading Desk in its $680 million sale to Citigroup ( ) Lynk Systems in its $525 million sale to The Royal Bank of Scotland Custom House Ltd. in its $370 million sale to Western Union ( ) Addepar in its $140 financing from Valor Equity Partners, 8VC and Harald McPike Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment: Financial Technology Partners is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors.

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