Francophone Associate

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Francophone Associate

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Company Industry: Investment Banking

Reports to: MD, Investment Banking


– The job holder will work across key areas of corporate finance transactions (project finance, mergers, acquisitions and disposals, equity and debt capital markets.) and strategic review work.  

– The job holder will be in charge of the business development of these key areas in African Francophone countries. Also he/she will assist the management of United Capital to set up an office in Senegal to cover African Francophone activities.  

– The scope of sectors will include public company and private equity transaction (e.g. management and institutional buy-outs, debt and equity fundraising).


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

– Originating and executing Investment Banking mandates across Africa with an emphasis on French speaking countries.

– Conduct detailed financial modeling, due diligence and valuation to develop business case for potential investment projects.

– Origination & execution of transactions

– Industry research and analysis

– Desktop analysis of businesses (financials, markets, products, competitors) and financial modeling

– Preparing a pitch document (including industry research)

– Undertaking risk management and compliance procedures

– Writing investor presentations, teasers and /or information memorandum (sales documents)

– Assisting management with their presentation to bidders, project managing the due diligence process

– Providing commercial input to legal documentation

– Negotiating key terms and conditions of the transaction, and project manage the process and liaising with all key parties

– Assist the team lead in the evaluation of complex structured transactions and advise on financial risks.

– Ensure the timely preparation of transaction documents.  

– Draft advisory reports and presentations to clients.

Bachelor’s degree business management, economics finance, accounting, banking or other finance related discipline from a reputable university with a minimum qualification of a second class degree required.

Up to 6 years in a similar capacity within a Financial Services environment.  Suitable candidates should send CVs to

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