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Healthcare Associate

Company/ Firm Name



London, UK

Published Date

14 December 2021

About the job:

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.

The Healthcare team is a global team with over 30 bankers with specialist teams in London, New York, Tokyo and Mumbai and country support elsewhere in Europe, Asia and also the US. There are currently 10 bankers in Europe. Areas of expertise within the Healthcare team include Pharma, Generics, Biotechnology, Medtech and Services and clients include leading corporates and private equity funds.

To capitalize on its strong momentum and significant deal flow in EMEA, the Healthcare Coverage Group is looking to hire an Associate who can support the strong growth witnessed across its client franchise.

Role description:

  • Typical work includes a mix of client coverage and execution 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 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:

  • A proven background in Corporate Finance from a bank/ boutique advisory firm

  • Previous experience in Healthcare sector is desired, but by no means a pre-requisite.

  • Excellent financial modelling experience (operating models, merger models, LBO, etc )

  • Experience in buy-side and sell-side M&A

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

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

  • Outstanding analytical skills, including ability to perform data analysis

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

  • Strong academic record

Nomura competencies:

Trusted Partner

  • Understand clients’ needs and issues, and respond with high-quality proposals

  • Acquire capabilities to perform one’s responsibilities and contribute to being a Trusted Partner

Entrepreneurial leadership

  • Produce new ideas that might challenge the status-quo or oneself


  • Seek advice from senior colleagues and utilize it for improved results

  • Collaborate with members from relevant departments


  • Contribute to the success of the organization both quantitatively and qualitatively, and act with awareness of the impact on others

  • Serve as role model and provide guidance to junior employees


  • Have a good understanding of corporate philosophy, professional ethics, compliance, risk management, and code of conduct, and make decisions and take actions accordingly

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 creating an inclusive environment for all our employees.

We 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.

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