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Analyst, Investment Banking

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London, UK

Published Date

22 March 2022

About the job:

Department: Investment Banking

Company overview

Nomura is an Asia-based financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, and Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking). Founded in 1925, the firm is built on a tradition of disciplined entrepreneurship, serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership. For further information about Nomura, visit

Department overview:

Nomura’s Investment Banking Division provides a vast array of advisory and capital-raising solutions to corporations, financial institutions, governments and public-sector organizations around the world. Our global teams act as geographic, product and industry specialists.

Collaborating across geographies and products, we provide comprehensive and innovative financing, advisory and risk solutions to our clients across global sectors such as consumer retail, infrastructure, natural resources and power, healthcare, technology, financial institutions and financial sponsors.

Key objectives critical to success:

  • Supporting senior bankers delivering strategic advice to clients

  • Strategic idea generation and sector coverage

  • Preparation of pitch book and discussion materials

  • Data analysis

  • Financial modelling and valuation

  • Project management and client handling

  • Typical work includes a mix of execution and client coverage including: financial analysis, financial due diligence, process management and client deal team interaction

  • Required to co-ordinate and work with all other product, geography and industry teams, including: M&A, Leverage Finance and Debt Capital Markets

  • Opportunity to work on a range of transaction types including: sell-side M&A, buy-side M&A, equity raising and leveraged buyouts

  • Broad engagement across teams / groups, for example: M&A, Leverage Financed, Financial Sponsors, DCM, Structured and Risk Solutions (e.g., IR or FX derivatives).

  • Involvement in broad range of deals, for example: sell-side, buy-side, financings, PE funds and SWFs.

Skills, experience, qualifications and knowledge required:

  • Mastery of complex modelling and financial analysis

  • Detail orientated and accurate

  • Ability to identify key issues, draw conclusions and raise questions about results

  • Takes ownership and drives processes forward

  • Prioritizes and coordinates projects effectively

  • Team work: experience of working in a project based environment with tight deadlines

  • Project management: ability to manage teams to deliver to client needs

  • Strong communications skills: ability to interact confidently with banking professionals and clients

  • Previous experience or internship in Corporate Finance from either a bank/boutique firm or the Corporate Finance, Modelling and Valuation, Transaction Services groups of a large accounting


  • Fluency in a European language

Nomura competencies

Trusted Partner

  • Acquire professional behaviours and foundational skills

  • Communicate to others with respect

  • Acquire basic knowledge and skills necessary for the role

  • Continue to engage in self-improvement activities as a financial service professional

Entrepreneurial leadership

  • Perform all tasks proactively with a sense of ownership



  • Acquire professional behaviours and communication skills

  • Seek advice from senior colleagues and act accordingly


  • Understand the role, responsibilities and business strategy and act accordingly


  • Understand the significance and importance of corporate philosophy, professional ethics, compliance risk management and code of conduct.

Right to Work

The UK Government have taken steps to reduce net migration to the UK by limiting the number of overseas workers coming to the UK for employment. Please note that whilst we are able to consider applications from overseas workers from outside the UK (who require a Tier 2 Skilled Worker visa) we can only employ them if we can provide evidence that this is a genuine vacancy for a qualified role

Diversity & Inclusion

Nomura is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to ensuring we best reflect the diversity of the communities we serve creating an inclusive environment for all our employees. We welcome all applications and do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, gender identity and gender expression, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

If you require any assistance or reasonable adjustments due to a disability or long-term health condition, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Only successful candidates will be contacted

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