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UBS: Hiring!

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Specifically in Healthcare, where the Swiss need a Director and a whole bunch of associates, since he who shall not be named (Ben Lorello) took off for the powerhouse that is Jefferies and brought his minions with him. UBS says it wants someone with "outstanding extracurricular achievement," though we have it on good authority HR is keeping its expectations very low, and is simply looking for a mammal. Apply today!

Title: Investment Banking Director - Healthcare
Location:United States - New York
City:New York
Function Category:Investment Banking
Business Divisions:Investment Bank
Job Type: Full Time
Description: Directors who join the Investment Banking Department's Global Healthcare Group are provided with a broad-based investment banking experience. Directors will be generalists in the group so afforded the ability to work across the full compliment of heathcare subsectors including large cap pharma, specialty pharma, biotech, HCIT, hospitals, REITS, pharma marketing/retailing/wholesale/distributing, facilities, and managed care/health insurance/HMOs. You can expect to actively participate in a variety of transactions ranging from advisory work in Mergers and Acquisitions to debt and equity offerings, both domestic and cross-border. Directors can be involved in every aspect of transaction analysis and execution from start (pitch/marketing) to finish (close/pricing).
As a Director in the Investment Banking Department you would be responsible for pitching to clients for business and the day-to-day management of corporate finance transaction processes, including:
• raising debt finance
• accessing equity markets
• assisting clients to restructure their balance sheets as appropriate
• financial analysis and valuation of various strategic outcomes
• resolving issues of a financial nature
• quality checking and taking responsibility for the work of junior colleagues
• negotiating engagement letters, confidentiality agreements and other agreements
• drafting press releases and management presentations for public offers
• application of financial accounting rules
• application of detailed valuation/financial modeling skills
• applying working knowledge of relevant local and international company law, stock exchange, take-over and other regulations
• responsibility for drafting discrete elements of and whole documents
• develop interaction with clients and other professionals
• preparing timetables and transaction management documents etc.

Requirements: In addition to having an MBA, candidates should have a minimum of 6 years prior investment banking experience from a large full service financial services firm or boutique in the healthcare investment banking area. Non-MBA candidates are most likely to have completed an Analyst program at a top-tier investment bank and have been promoted directly to Associate then subsequently been promoted to Director level or equivalent (e.g. Vice President).
Preferred Qualifications: UBS seeks candidates for the Director position who have demonstrated outstanding academic and extracurricular achievement, possess strong analytical and interpersonal skills and are enthusiastic about and committed to the investment banking industry. Individuals must be detail oriented self-starters, able to multi-task and work well in a dynamic team environment.
Our Offering: UBS can offer you an environment geared towards performance, attractive career opportunities, and an open corporate culture that values and rewards the contribution of every individual.
It starts with you: Want to further your career in an organization where your contribution can make a difference? Apply now at We look forward to hearing from you.
About UBS: UBS is a client-driven global financial services firm. Our investment bankers, salespeople and research analysts, supported by risk and logistics teams, deliver expert advice and superb execution to clients all over the world. In addition to serving the world's key corporate and institutional clients, governments and financial intermediaries, we also work closely with financial sponsors and hedge funds, and meet the needs of our private investors both through our own wealth management business and other private banks.


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