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Vice President Investment Banking | Irvine, CA

Vice President Investment Banking | Irvine, CA
January 22, 2024 Chitra Sharma

Investment Banking firm is seeking an experienced M&A Sell-Side Vice President for their Industrials team in Irvine, CA. This position involves having a strong grasp of middle market, sell-side M&A and capital raising transaction execution and processes, while managing, training and mentoring of analysts and/or associates.


  • Management, training and mentoring of analysts and/or associates.
  • Successfully lead daily transaction execution under direction of Managing Directors.
  • Leading pitch drafting sessions as well as transaction marketing documents.
  • Assist in identifying appropriate investors and/or strategic and financial buyers.
  • Executing and Managing buyer interaction, transaction due diligence, etc.
  • Oversee and Review development of financial models, valuation analyses, research.
  • Maintain strong relationships with client personnel at appropriate levels.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for quantitative and qualitative analysis.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the group’s success on new opportunities, mandates and overall growth.
  • Understanding of key M&A deal dynamics, transaction process, transaction legalese, etc.


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, economics or similar
  • 5+ years of sell-side M&A or relevant investment banking experience (middle market is important)
  • FINRA Series 79 Representative
  • Advanced degree (MBA)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products and Capital IQ.
  • Advanced knowledge of capital markets, transaction legal matters & risk management
  • Proven management skills, from leadership to delegation, to mentoring, etc.
  • High degree of maturity, integrity, demonstrated leadership skills and work ethic.
  • Strong attention to detail and work product quality.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Exceptional work ethic and professional integrity
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills

Salary range $150,000-$185,000 + bonus