Swedbank, one of the leading banks in the Nordic and Baltic regions, runs one of the regions’ leading Investment Banking operations. From our offices across Sweden, Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and the US, we offer strategic advice and a wide range of financing solutions to selected corporate, organisational and private clients – at home and abroad. We are looking for candidates who want to join the Capital Markets/Corporate Finance department, starting in August 2020.

About the job

Swedbank Capital Markets/Corporate Finance offers professional advice to corporations, owners, boards and senior management in the following areas: M&A, capital raising and IPOs, ownership issues and other Equity Capital Markets transactions such as accelerated book buildings and block trades, as well as debt raising through bonds and direct lending.

As an Analyst you will be given the opportunity to develop your skills in a professional, demanding but also friendly, environment. You will be part of ongoing projects from day one and be responsible for various financial propositions. You will meet clients and quickly assume responsibility with support from senior colleagues.

A job in Capital Markets/Corporate Finance puts high demand on initiatives, sense of responsibility and a desire to continually develop and contribute to the further development of the organisation as a whole. Periodically, the work pace and work load are very high. Uncompromising quality to our clients and continuous development of our employees is essential to our organisation’s long term competitiveness.

What you need to succeed

We are looking for candidates who recently graduated or will be graduating no later than June 2020.

We expect that you have:

  • A strong academic record specialising in finance, engineering, accounting and/or economics
  • Interest and knowledge in capital markets and business
  • Strong quantitative skills and an analytical approach combined with a strong practical understanding, high work capacity and a flexible and commercial attitude
  • Excellent communication skills, fluency in English and a Scandinavian language is a must.

We value individuals with strong work ethics, interpersonal as well as analytical capabilities, and with strong interest to work in the investment banking industry. We offer an opportunity to become an important part of a successful organisation with high standards, high demands and ambitions. An analyst at Swedbank Capital Markets/Corporate Finance can expect a high intensity environment which offers great learning potential, broad and deep insight regarding the financial market as well as the opportunity to work with senior employees with extensive experience and knowledge in Capital Markets/Corporate Finance advisory.

Why work with us?

We believe that long-lasting relationships with our clients and employees create the foundation for sustainable business. We would like to welcome you to an international organisation, where you can apply your knowledge in creating relevant, efficient and innovative advisory to our clients. We offer you broad development and learning possibilities under professional leaders, we value a healthy lifestyle culture and a work-life balance. When people grow – businesses and society grow.

In its core markets, Sweden and Norway, Swedbank Capital Markets/Corporate Finance holds a market leading position in Equity Capital Markets, Mergers & Acquisitions and Debt Capital Markets. Recent credentials include the IPO of K2A, SATS and Akelius D share issue, large rights issues in SSAB, D. Carnegie & Co and Karo Pharma, as well as directed share issues in Stillfront, Recipharm and Hemfosa. Recent M&A activity include sell and buy side advisory roles to several of Sweden’s premier financial sponsors. During the last year Swedbank has also executed more than 30 high yield bond transactions and have a market leading position in Sweden.

In mid-2017, Swedbank entered a strategic partnership with Kepler Cheuvreux, creating a leading equity house with strong local presence in the Nordics. Kepler Cheuvreux is a leading independent European financial services company specialised in advisory services and intermediation. Through the partnership, clients will benefit from access to more than 100 equity research analysts and one of the largest high-quality research footprints, both in the Nordics and in Europe. In addition to Kepler Cheuvreux’s pan-European coverage of 660 stocks across 32 industry sectors, coverage is close to 300 Nordic stocks.

The deadline for applications is 12/01/2020. We may begin the selection under the application period, so we welcome your application as soon as possible.

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