Mergermarket (a division of ION Analytics) is a global provider of in-depth analysis and forward-looking information on corporate strategy and M&A activity for investment banks, private equity firms, advisors and corporate clients.
The position offers unique opportunities to get full exposure to M&A markets and to familiarize on Equity Capital Market activities in overall Asia.
The role will primarily involve researching, evaluating and pricing mergers and acquisitions as well as producing in-depth sector and country reports.
Main duties and responsibilities include :
Performing desktop research on real-time M&A transactions
Interpreting financial data and other financial information in relation to M&A transactions
Contributing to and producing reports and data for publications based on this research using specialized knowledge of the M&A arena and the financial markets;
Quality checking the historical database to ensure it reflects and provides a consistent high standard of data and analysis
Analyzing specific transactions to determine whether or not they meet the database inclusion criteria
Cleaning and updating the database to ensure that deal records, company records and individual profiles are accurate and comprehensive
Tracking and updating a specific universe of private equity firms in terms of their activity.
Following qualifications are expected for an ideal candidate :
Fluency, including knowledge of business terminology, in English and Korean ;
A Business, Finance, Economics degree or equivalent preferred but not essential;
Detail-oriented, diligent and with a genuine interest in M&A / Corporate Finance
Understanding of financial statements;
Good computer skills (especially Excel); Other programming language such as python is a plus.
Knowledge of research methodologies;