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2023 Sponsor Coverage Analyst

Position: Financial Technology Partners (“FT Partners”) is seeking Full-Time Analysts with a focus on Financial Sponsor Coverage to begin in July 2023.

Firm Overview

FT Partners is one of the most successful boutique investment banks on Wall Street. Headquartered in San Francisco with additional offices in NYC and London, FT Partners has advised on some of the most meaningful transactions in the high-growth Financial Technology sector in recent years. We offer a full suite of financial and strategic advisory services, including merger and acquisition advisory, private capital raising and capital markets advisory. We are a global firm with 200+ professionals that prides itself on promoting an extremely collegial and energetic culture. Every member of the organization is expected to meaningfully contribute to the firm’s success. Senior bankers at the firm are formerly of Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Evercore and Barclays, among others.

Role Description

Analysts in Sponsor Coverage focus on supporting high priority investment banking business development activities, strengthening our relationships with the investor community and executing on M&A transactions involving financial buyers. While working at FT Partners, you will become an expert in FinTech while also learning the "ins and outs" of M&A and private capital raising, business development strategy and industry research. In addition to deal execution and relationship building, the role will also require the execution of key strategic initiatives, including working with senior software engineers to design and implement data infrastructure to provide better solutions for internal and external clients. This is an excellent opportunity to work side by side with senior bankers in an entrepreneurial and collaborative team environment.
This role is designed to equip the next generation of FinTech Research Professionals with the tools and skills needed to become leaders in the space. If you are an ambitious, recent college graduate and are passionate about FinTech – we would love to meet you!

Key responsibilities include:

  • Perform financial modeling, company valuation, and financial performance analysis
  • Prepare reports, tables, and charts that present research results
  • Work alongside senior bankers to provide clients with M&A and financing advice
  • Develop high-impact, market facing deliverables including sell-side pitches, views on market trends, and analyses of investment / acquisition activity across FinTech
  • Assist senior bankers in developing and implementing business development strategies and facilitating dialogue with Executive and Board level contacts
  • Leverage FT Partners’ proprietary database and alternative data sources to identify emerging trends in FinTech

General Qualifications

  • Recent graduate or currently enrolled in a top tier undergraduate program, graduating by Summer 2023
  • Undergraduate degree with a 3.5 GPA or greater
  • Investment banking or related interest, and general interest in private equity
  • Strong work ethic and a drive for excellence
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, delivering top-quality work
  • Self-motivated, entrepreneurial, and takes initiative
  • Strong data management and research skills
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical ability with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to perform under pressure amid tight deadlines
  • Team player with an ability to build trust and collaborate across teams and levels
  • High level of commitment to the firm’s goals and success
  • Ability to competently navigate investment firms and speak with investment professionals
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including the preparation of high impact materials
  • Participate effectively in both internal and external meetings
  • High-level of integrity and ethical standards through action and behavior
  • Familiarity with CRM processes and systems is a plus
  • Permanent U.S. work authorization is required

Why FT Partners?

  • Managing Partner and Managing Directors formerly of Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Evercore and Barclays
  • Award-winning execution; Investment Bank of the Year / Boutique of the Year Awards (among many others)
  • Executing both billion dollar and early stage / high-growth VC transactions
  • Excellent career path; strong and competitive compensation
  • Unparalleled deal flow with premier client base
  • Access to world-class executives at high-growth companies
  • Dominant footprint in the one of largest sectors: Financial Technology
  • Top-notch financial sponsor relationships
  • Close-knit, rapidly growing team 

Selected transactions include advising:

  • Divvy's $2.5 billion Sale to
  • GreenSky’s $2.2 billion Sale to Goldman Sachs
  • Forge’s $2 billion Merger with Motive Capital Corp.
  • Truebill’s $1.3 billion Sale to Rocket Companies
  • Revolut's $800 million Financing at a $33 billion Valuation
  • Payrix’ ~$800 million Sale to FIS
  • Cross River’s $620 million Series D Financing
  • Velocity Global’s $400 million Series B Financing
  • SpotOn’s $300 million Series F Financing at a $3.6 billion Valuation
  • Neon’s $300 million Series D Financing
  • Upgrade’s $280 million Series F Financing at a $6 billion Valuation
  • Mambu’s ~$266 million Series E Financing at a ~$5.5 billion Valuation
  • Newfront’s $200 million Financing at a $2.2 billion Valuation
  • CloudWalk’s $150 million Financing at a ~$2.2 billion Valuation

Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment: Financial Technology Partners is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. If you require reasonable accommodation as part of the application process, please contact