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Associate, FIG M&A

Location: London, United Kingdom
Date Posted: Jul 3, 2024

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Associate, FIG M&A

Location: London

Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) is a global advisory firm renowned for providing leadership, action, and results to companies, investors, and government entities worldwide. With over $2+ billion in revenues and approximately 9,000+ staff across 81 offices, A&M offers a comprehensive suite of professional services, including M&A, Operational & Financial Restructuring, Transaction Advisory, Performance Improvement, Valuations, and Disputes & Investigation Services.

A&M Financial Services Industry (“FSI”) is a multinational division within the firm that works with leading financial services institutions across Europe and the USA, and revolves around four core areas of expertise: M&A, Performance Improvement, Credit and Real Estate Advisory, Bank Restructuring and Regulatory Advisory. Within A&M’s FSI, the M&A Financial Institutions Group (FIG) team advises a wide range of clients, from traditional players (Banks, Insurers, Asset and Wealth Managers) to FinTechs and Specialty Finance Institutions as well as Private Equity firms. The team focuses on EMEA coverage and is headquartered in London, Madrid, Milan and Paris.

Role Overview:

We are seeking an experienced Associate to join our M&A Financial Institutions Group (FIG) team. This role offers an exciting opportunity to work on challenging and high-profile M&A transactions across EMEA with a focus on financial institutions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct in-depth financial and strategic analyses of sectors and companies within the financial services industry.
  • Assist in the development and preparation of marketing materials, pitch presentations, and transaction documents.
  • Participate in due diligence efforts, including data gathering, analysis, and synthesis of findings.
  • Collaborate closely with senior team members to support deal origination and execution activities.
  • Contribute to the valuation process, including the use of financial modeling techniques and tools.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, market developments, and regulatory changes affecting financial institutions.


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Strong financial modeling and analytical skills, with proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Understanding of M&A processes, deal structures, and financial analysis techniques.
  • Fluency in English is required; proficiency in additional European languages (e.g., Spanish, French, German, Italian) is advantageous.

Joining A&M's M&A FIG team provides an unparalleled opportunity to work alongside industry experts and top-tier professionals on complex and impactful M&A transactions within the financial services sector. If you are a motivated and talented individual with a passion for finance and M&A, we encourage you to apply and become part of our dynamic team at Alvarez & Marsal.

Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity, and we foster inclusiveness, encouraging everyone to bring their whole self to work each day. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s practice to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, family medical history, genetic information or other protected medical condition, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by and in accordance with applicable laws. Employees and Applicants can find A&M policy statements and additional information by region here.

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Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters are engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening and in alignment with our Inclusive Diversity values. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

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