Summer Analyst Intern

Company/ Firm Name

Drake Star Partners

Location

London, UK

Published Date

17 July 2022

About the job:

Who we are:



Drake Star Partners is a global investment bank serving the technology, media, and communications (TMC) sectors. With over 125 employees and 10 offices across the U.S., Europe and Asia, the firm focuses on mergers & acquisitions and corporate finance for its clients worldwide.  Drake Star has completed over 400 transactions since 2004, 70% of which are cross-border.





Overview:



Drake Star is seeking an Intern with relevant internship experience to join the investment banking group in our London Office for a 6-month term.  The successful candidate will be responsible for leading analytical work in support of transaction execution and new business development, as well as assisting bankers in the development and delivery of value-added investment banking products and services to clients and prospects.  Exceptional Interns will be considered further for full time Analyst positions at Drake Star upon graduation.




Responsibilities:



  • Co-author pitchbooks, confidential information memorandums, management presentations, and general Drake Star marketing materials

  • Spearhead financial analysis including preparing financial models, valuation analysis, and synthesizing complex data

  • Conduct industry and sector valuation, market, and trend research and analysis

  • Maintain deal flow tracking and prepare internal presentations for the deal team

  • Support the due diligence process through coordinating project deliverables with senior bankers





Qualifications:



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, Economics, Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or a related discipline

  • Relevant previous internship experience within financial services

  • Proficiency in PowerPoint and Excel

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to research and effectively summarize/synthesize relevant industry, competitive and transaction data

  • Demonstrated leadership skills and responsibility, resourcefulness, initiative, maturity and attention to detail

  • Proven ability to work well under pressure, ability to manage rapid timelines and proactively manage any potential conflicts

  • This position should expect client exposure and will require a demonstrated skill sets in the fundamentals of valuation, business strategy and client communication

  • Must be a UK citizen or have long term right to work in the UK





Equal Opportunity Employer:



Drake Star Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, religious creed, disability (mental or physical), age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.