Asset Management – Global Transportation Group – Acquisitions – Vice-President Job at JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. – London

J.P. Morgan Asset Management is the world’s third-largest alternatives manager, with a 40-year history of delivering innovative alternative solutions across market cycles. Our alternative investment engines are managed by highly specialized independent teams, backed by the global reach, vast resources and robust governance of J.P. Morgan Asset Management. Our alternative strategies are designed to achieve specific client outcomes and built to deliver uncorrelated returns to traditional asset classes. Customized alternative portfolios can be tailored to individual client needs. We offer strategies across the alternative investment spectrum, including real estate, private equity and credit, infrastructure, transportation, liquid alternatives and hedge funds.

Role Summary

We have a position for a Vice President on the Acquisitions Team of the Global Transportation Group within Global Alts, in London. You will play an important role in GTG’s investment strategy, developing the identification and execution of corporate mergers and acquisitions (“M&A”).

Job Responsibilities

Valuation and pricing – work with junior team members to build analytical models that value potential acquisitions, within the context of GTG’s investment returns requirements. Construct comprehensive valuation models that estimate the impact of synergies (if a merger) or identify opportunities to enhance value through internal change processes. Select and employ appropriate valuation techniques that are suitable to the target company’s business. Compare valuation to outside opinions where relevant.

M&A process management – when suitable opportunities are identified, work with junior resources as well as external advisors to develop a context-dependent approach (given the structure of the process and number of competitors: e.g broad auction versus negotiated sales).

Due diligence – guide internal and external resources on a comprehensive, structured review of target company’s contracts, agreements, financials, tax position, customers, IP, IT, HR, regulatory and environmental compliance, shareholding structures, and any other relevant factors that would impact a final offer price.

Documentation – Including letters of intent, preliminary non-binding indications of interest, definitive agreements, representations and warranties and closing conditions among other M&A process documents.

Negotiation – position final bid, structure, representations and warranties and closing conditions to the benefit of the Fund.

Communication – keep senior members of GTG investment team as well as the Investment Committee appraised of deal status, secure buy-in to new transaction opportunities, present to prospective and current Fund investors, when needed.

Required qualifications, capabilities and skills

Demonstrated track record of M&A deal execution and process management

A highly collaborative and team-oriented individual with exceptional written and verbal communication skills

Advanced working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Highly organized, detail-oriented and self-motivated with a strong work ethic

Preferred qualifications, capabilities and skills

Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment across multiple time zones

Strong, multi-tasking, time management and problem solving skills

Masters / graduate degree in Business or Law preferred

Previous experience working with transportation sectors preferred

Series 7 and Series 63 license holder or FCA approved status

J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, providing strategic advice and products to the world’s most prominent corporations, governments, wealthy individuals and institutional investors. Our first-class business in a first-class way approach to serving clients drives everything we do. We strive to build trusted, long-term partnerships to help our clients achieve their business objectives.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

About the Company

Company: JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. –

Company Location:  London

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