Associate - Investment Banking

Spark Capital Advisors (India) P Ltd
Bangalore City, Bangalore (IN)
Salary and compensation shall be in line with the market
Oct 14, 2019
Nov 15, 2019
SC - 01
Job Function
Corporate Finance
Industry Sector
Investment Bank
Employment Type
Full Time

Spark Capital Advisors (India) Pvt. Ltd.

IB Associate Role – Job Description

Location: Bangalore


About Spark Capital:

  • Spark Capital is India’s leading full-service mid-market investment bank, providing a full suite of services encompassing Investment Banking Advisory, Institutional Equities, Wealth Management, Portfolio Management Services, Structured Finance & Debt Syndication.
  • Spark’s Investment Banking Advisory division has successfully consummated a total transaction value of ~US$1.6 Bn across 30 transactions in the last 36 months
  • Spark’s Investment Banking division has a presence in Bangalore, Chennai, London & Mumbai
  • ~25 strong Investment Banking team (~125 employees overall)
  • Website:

Associate - Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Pre-transaction lifecycle – Assisting in scoping out opportunities for business development including industry research, opportunity profiling, pitching (creating pitchbooks) etc.
  • Transaction lifecycle – Preparing marketing materials (information memorandum and financial model), handling investor queries and interactions, supporting the diligence and documentation process etc.

Associate - Expected Skill Sets/ Pre-requisites:

  • Sound understanding of accounting and fundamental finance concepts
  • Excellent written, communication and articulation skills
  • Impeccable research, quantitative and analytical skills
  • Proficient in Excel, Powerpoint and other MS Office tools
  • Not shy to roll up one’s sleeves and work on open-ended assignments
  • Ability to analyse and identify patterns from unstructured data
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, high pressure, team-based work environment
  • Ability to organize and track overlapping tasks and assignments, with frequent priority changes
  • Self-driven and must possess an excellent work ethic
  •  Any relevant and/ or prior work experience will be given due consideration in the hiring process
  • Ideally suited for candidates open to a long term career in front-end investment banking in India