An investment banking career in India offers rewarding prospects. The scope of the job involves raising debt capital and equity for companies. In the recent years there has been an unprecedented rise in demand for analysts and associates in this field. Those who enter into the field as junior analysts may end up becoming executive in this field.
This job requires you to deal with a variety of finance-related services. These services include raising capital for companies, underwriting, and facilitating mergers. Investment bank acts as intermediary between investors and the issuer. The scope of investment banking also entails merger and acquisition services.
Those with a background in finance and accounting can make great career in this field. A investment bank analysts has to perform valuation calculations on the different types of debt or equity securities being offered. These calculations should be very carefully made because convincing investors over a fair price equity offer can be quite challenging. Analysts also have to undertake tasks like analyzing business models, financial statements, organizational expenditure, go-forward plans and risks involved.
Investment Banking Jobs and Careers
The field of investment banking requires you to be an effective team player. Along with ability to analyze one must have excellent communication because much of the task involves communicating with external parties such as clients, consultants, accountants, and legal experts.
Investment banking jobs in India is available with major investment banking companies. Some such companies include
- JP Morgan (Mumbai & Bangalore)
- Goldman Sach(Bangalore)
- UBS( Hyd & Mumbai)
- Lehman Bros
- BNP Paribas
- Morgan Stanley (Mumbai)
- Deutsche Bank (Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai)
- HSBC (Bangalore)
- SBI Capital Markets
- Kotak Mahindra
- Merrill Lynch
- ICICI Securities
- Ambit Corp Finance
Openings for investment banking jobs in India for freshers are also available with these companies.