Goldman Sachs & Co. Securities, ESSG Growth Markets, Analyst, Istanbul in Istanbul, Turkey

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

SECURITIES

Our core value is building strong relationships with our institutional clients, which include corporations, financial service providers, and fund managers. We help them buy and sell financial products on exchanges around the world, raise funding, and manage risk. This is a dynamic, entrepreneurial team with a passion for the markets, with individuals who thrive in fast-paced, changing environments and are energized by a bustling trading floor.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

YOUR IMPACT

The European Special Situations Group (ESSG) within the Securities Division is looking for an Analyst with a demonstrated interest in fundamental/value investing to join the Growth Markets team in Istanbul.

OUR IMPACT

ESSG is a multi-product investing and financing group within the Securities Division covering developed and emerging markets in EMEA region. The Group focusses primarily on distressed, special situations and growth capital investment opportunities. Growth Markets focusses on off-market growth capital investment opportunities in Russia, CIS, Turkey, Middle East and Africa. Our core value is building strong relationships with our institutional clients, which include corporations, financial service providers, and fund managers. This is a dynamic, entrepreneurial team with a passion for the emerging markets, with individuals who thrive in fast-paced, changing environments and are energized by a constant pursuit of investment ideas.

HOW YOU WILL FULFIL YOUR POTENTIAL

  • Analyst will be working as part of the Growth Markets team in Istanbul focusing on growth capital investment opportunities in Turkey and Middle East

  • The role is highly analytical with emphasis on fundamental valuation, financial modelling, analysis of financial accounts, legal documentation and involvement in deal negotiation and dynamics

  • Analyst will be expected to express investment views and to play a role in screening and developing new investment ideas

  • Analyst will be involved in due diligence on live deals, conducting market research, interacting with advisors and management teams, and preparing investment committee materials

  • Focus primarily on structured equity investment and financing opportunities

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • Strong academic record with Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Finance, Economics, Business Studies, Industrial Engineering or a related discipline from a distinguished academic institution required

  • Minimum 1-2 years of prior experience in private equity or investment banking industry with a focus on corporate finance and M&A required

  • Experience in conducting due diligence, documentation, managing portfolio companies including monitoring of operational and financial performance required

  • Strong quantitative/financial modelling/analytical, problem-solving skills required

  • Excellent MS Excel skills essential and knowledge of MS Power Point and S&P Capital IQ preferred

  • Commercial awareness with an understanding of financial markets and emerging markets required

  • Demonstrated interest and aptitude for evaluating and recommending investments through personal interest and/or professional experience

  • Fluency in English essential and knowledge of Turkish preferred

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail required

  • Confident communication and interpersonal skills essential

  • Solid work ethic and high levels of motivation required

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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Job ID2017-38405

Schedule TypeFull Time

LevelAnalyst

Function(s)General

RegionEMEA

DivisionSecurities

Business UnitESSG

Employment TypeEmployee