Would you like to work in investment banking? Do you know what is done in this job? In this article, we want to show you and guide you on what a job in investment banking consists of.

What is Investment Banking?

It is the financial advice provided to companies or Private Equity funds. Broadly speaking, its functions can be classified into purchase operations, sales operations, and information search.

What are the usual career opportunities in 3/5 years?

The most common career path after working between 3 and 5 years in an investment bank is a Private Equity fund. Another alternative is to switch to another investment bank or M&A boutique.

There are fewer frequent exceptions like switching to a private company, where the pace of work will be slower with a more relaxed lifestyle.

What are the top investment banks and M&A boutiques?

  1. Investment Banking
  2. M&A Boutiques
  3. Big Four: PwC, Deloitte, E&Y, KPMG

How do you get an investment banking analyst position?

  1. Summer internship
  2. Full-time analyst
  3. Off-Cycle Analyst

What profile is an investment bank looking for?

Los principales elementos en los que se fija un recruiter son:

1. Internship: who has previously carried out internships in the Investment Banking sector.

2. Academic record: It is important but not essential, it will act as a check for the recruiter to confirm that the candidate has obtained acceptable results.

3. Languages: It is a fundamental requirement to have absolute command of English. Even for a position in a regional office, part of the interview is usually done in English

How to prepare applications for interviews?

  1. Curriculum in English

  2. Presentation letter

  3. Academic record