Careers in Transactions: helping clients buy, sell and merge with other organizations
At a time when the global business environment holds increasingly complex strategic challenges, we know that how organizations manage their capital today affects how competitive they’ll be in the future.
We work with the world’s largest organizations, fastest-growing companies, and private equity firms on some of the biggest and most complex cross-border engagements in the global market.
You will help those clients make better and more informed decisions about how they manage capital and transactions in a changing world. That means advising businesses on how they preserve, optimize, raise and invest their capital to help them achieve their strategic objectives.
If you’re interested in capital and how to make it work harder, then you’ll feel at home in Transactions. Dealing directly with senior executives, lawyers, finance professionals, and other professionals, it’s a challenging and exciting role in a dynamic, forward-looking environment.
You’ll be a member of our market-leading, multi-disciplinary team which is led by 26 partners and consists of over 479 professionals, in what is the only integrated global transaction business worldwide, working with leading businesses across a range of industries.
Where you can focus
As you develop your career in Transactions, you’ll be able to build technical depth and explore a breadth of business issues. To help you decide where to specialize, your first few years will be spent in at least three different areas of the business. Your options will include:
Today, more than ever, organizations must plan carefully for growth and analyze their capital agenda and related transactions in the context of their overall business strategy. As part of our M&A team you’ll help identify the right transaction and capital strategy for clients.
Transaction Real Estate
In this dynamic and complex market you’ll help clients develop and execute real estate transactions by providing objective and responsive advice. You’ll offer a dedicated and committed service to assist clients in achieving the potential of their real estate assets, portfolios or companies.
Working in this award-winning team, you’ll focus on Private Finance Initiative (PFI) and Public Private Partnership (PPP) projects. You’ll learn about key infrastructure sectors, from energy to transport – enabling you to provide highly valued independent advice.
A transaction can be one of the most complex and risky business propositions our clients can undertake. You will help them achieve the best possible outcome, from initial strategic assessment to implementation and post-integration. Your aim will be to improve their negotiating position and accelerate a smooth transaction with minimal disruption.
Corporate Finance Strategy
Today, leading companies are seeking the most effective ways to grow while optimizing their portfolio of businesses and products. As part of the Corporate Finance Strategy team you will help companies develop strategic objectives to reach their growth goals by identifying opportunities in new markets, explaining synergies between new and existing customer bases and identifying unforeseen sector or deal counterparty opportunities and risks.
Working Capital Advisory Services
We deliver self-funding and result oriented programmes that unlock cash from operations to enable pursuit of strategic goals. As part of the team, you will become operations expert working across both PE clients and corporates to deliver operational improvement and real results. You get exposure across sectors, both office based and client facing roles, and an ability to travel both within and outside the country.
Join our market-leading Restructuring practice and you will help local and global clients change their organizations throughout the whole economic cycle. You’ll add to your technical knowledge with in-depth industry experience, building your understanding of the specific competitive challenges our clients face.
Operational Restructuring: You will advise clients to identify root causes of financial stress, aggressively manage liquidity, and through restructuring of operations, bring the business focus back to its strategic agenda and recover unrealized value.
Financial Restructuring: You will work with leading financial institutions; multilateral agencies etc., to advise stressed and distressed local and global clients, on various debt transactions including debt syndication, debt structuring, debt restructuring, externalization etc.
Every transaction has tax implications. Working with a worldwide network of professional advisors you’ll combine diverse cross-border transaction experience with local tax knowledge across a broad spectrum of industry sectors. This way you’ll help clients make informed decisions and navigate the tax implications of every transaction.
Operational Transaction Services
In this business area you’ll help clients drive operational value from their capital strategy. You’ll learn how to develop the right plan for complex integrations, divestments and carve-outs – and how to implement it properly. You’ll play a key role in an integrated approach that focuses on our clients’ financial, tax and operational needs.
Valuation & Business Modeling
Most transactions require valuation. As a valuation expert, you will advise clients about key considerations for valuation in the particular scenario, identify key valuation drivers and their applicability to the valuation subject. You’ll aim to arrive at a valuation which is fair for all the parties involved. You’ll also help clients in building robust financial models so that they can evaluate the impact of valuation sensitivities on the key output with confidence.