Daily life in Transaction Support

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What would my day be like in Transaction Support?

 As part of this team, you might:

  • Analyse the historical performance of companies targeted for sale by researching financial information and meeting with management teams
  • Analyse prospective financial information and forecasts and challenge assumptions, while also identifying any areas of concern that could present future risks to an acquiring business
  • Help prepare due diligence reports that may be shared with various stakeholders including clients and their lending institutions
  • Collaborate with colleagues from other advisory disciplines to deliver an integrated service that helps clients make informed strategic decisions

What skills would I acquire in my first few years?

 You'll acquire skills and knowledge such as:

  • Strong analytical and research skills, honed from interpreting and analysing financial and operational information
  • Deep understanding of different businesses, including how they operate and what drives them
  • Clear communication and presentation skills
  • Teamworking skills through involvement in multidisciplinary teams, sometimes including colleagues from other international offices
  • Project management skills including organisation, time management and problem-solving

What opportunities would Transaction Support open up?

 You could:

  • Use your transaction experience and technical skills to lead transaction teams
  • Work internationally on cross-border deals
  • Focus on a particular sector, or a particular client, and develop your reputation as a key transaction advisor
  • Broaden your transaction skills by joining one of our other transaction teams