EM Financial Services
Welcome to EM Financial Services
EM represents some of the most respected companies within alternative asset management and long only funds. Clients are within event driven, distressed debt, convertibles and long/short strategies. Being a notoriously hard industry to enter, candidates will generally require a minimum of 3 years’ experience within a related field.
Our activities are focused across Coverage, M&A and Leveraged Finance. Candidates will display well developed financial skills (modelling & valuation) and strong commercial awareness. It is also commonplace to require additional European languages. In addition, senior professionals will display proven management skills coupled with a demonstrable track record in fee generation.
EM covers both the Debt and Equity Capital Market groups for our clients, principally focused on Origination, Securitisation and Syndication. Our clients include top-tier investment banks and financing houses which require professionals to have excellent analytical skills, coupled with demonstrable product knowledge.
EM has considerable experience providing services across the Derivatives Structuring market for top tier investment banks in Europe and Asia. We have extensive relationships across the sector and have recruited for a wide range of positions at all levels.
Successful candidates will generally require excellent academics in a mathematical discipline and a minimum of one year's experience working within the derivatives market.
Covering both Equity and Fixed Income we represent investment banks, boutiques and 'buy side' houses. This is a highly analytical position with extensive client / company contact. It has proven to be an attractive sector for exceptional junior accountants and industry professionals with extensive operational and finance experience.
Private Equity and Hedge Funds: 3i, Cheyne, Dubai International Capital (Middle East), GIC, HgCapital, RAB Capital, Bridgepoint, KKR, Riverside, CVC, Citi Alternative Investments
Investment Banks: Ahli United Bank (Middle East), Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays Capital, CIBC, Deutsche Bank, Fieldstone, Morgan Stanley, UBS
Examples of recent placements made within EM Financial Services are as follows:
- Director – Principal Investments – Sovereign Wealth Fund
- Director – Portfolio – Mid-Market Leader
- Director Private Equity – German Infra - Investor
- Associate Director – Distressed Debt investor
- Associate Director x 2 – Renewable Energy team of mid-market fund
- VP Alternative Investing – Captive fund, Emerging Market focused
- VP – event driven – US Hedge Fund
- Principal – Government owned Middle Eastern PE house
- Senior Associate – Retail / Consumer
- Associate – Secondaries Specialist
- Associate – Germany – Pan European upper mid-market Generalist Fund
- Director – Dubai – Leading GCC Principal Investor
- Associate x 3 – Global Buyout Shop
- Director Financial Sponsors – Global Top Tier Bank
- Director Media Coverage – Top Tier I-bank
- Director Real Estate Group – Real Estate boutique
- VP – Healthcare – Global Bank
- VP FIG coverage – Consistently successful I-bank
- VP Energy – Large Investment Bank
- VP – restructuring – Restructuring advisory in a Boutique
- Associate Director – Leveraged Finance
- Associate – 2nd year – Global Bank – Infrastructure Team
- Associate – Real Estate Finance
- Associate - M&A – European Boutique
- Associate – Germany x 2 – European Mid-Market Advisor
- Analyst – Leveraged Finance – Top Tier House