JPMorgan Chase - Corporate Finance & Ratings Advisory Analyst

J.P. Morgan’s London-based Corporate Finance Advisory team provides the bank’s clients with advice on capital structures, corporate finance policy, credit ratings processes and credit positioning. The team is involved in most major leveraged finance, capital markets and M&A transactions, partnering with other groups across the bank (Leverage Finance, DCM, ECM, M&A and industry teams). Typical projects may involve capital structure advice, obtaining a first time rating, providing continuous advice on ratings/positioning and impact analysis of transformational M&A transactions.

The team’s client base includes businesses in all industries and through all stages of their life cycle, from private equity-owned issuers to major blue chip corporates.

The Analyst will assist with all client activities including marketing, execution and on-going relationship management. The Analyst will have exposure to a wide range of teams across the investment bank and externally with our clients and rating agencies, working in a dynamic and demanding but team-focused environment.

Our business

J.P. Morgan's Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments, financial institutions, pensions, sovereign wealth organizations, states and municipalities entrust us with their business. We offer our clients a full suite of global financial services and capabilities, providing strategic advice, raising capital, managing risk, and extending liquidity in markets around the world. Not only is our goal to help clients succeed, we are committed to contributing to orderly and well functioning markets and supporting global economic growth across our businesses.

J.P. Morgan’s EMEA Corporate Finance & Ratings Advisory is one of the largest and most experienced Ratings Advisory teams globally, ensuring strong relationships with the key agency decision makers. The team offers an unrivalled combination of rating agency knowledge, industry expertise, and a strong track record of very successful rating and capital structure advisory assignments across corporate sectors. It provides comprehensive rating and capital structure solutions and functions as a central platform for all product and industry teams within Investment Banking, and has advised more than 100 companies on their first time rating in the last 5 years.

Key responsibilities

  • Assist in preparing pitch books and marketing materials for client meetings

  • Be involved in and support the execution of funding and capital raising transactions for EMEA clients

  • Prepare financial models to support pitching and deal execution

  • Assist in managing ongoing client relationships

  • Manage internal and external processes for deal pitching and executions

  • Work closely with all IBC origination functions including M&A, DCM, ALF and ECM teams

  • Interact with rating agencies on behalf of clients for deal executions

Qualifications / Experience requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent with outstanding academic credentials

  • Experience working in investment banking

  • Excellent MS Office skills, specifically Excel based modelling and PowerPoint

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Fluency in a language in addition to English preferred

This role encompasses the performance of regulated activity. The successful candidate will therefore be subject to meeting regulatory requirements in the assessment of fitness, propriety, knowledge and competence (as assessed by the Firm) and (where appropriate) approval by the relevant regulatory authorities to carry out such activities.

About J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank

J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world. Further information about J.P. Morgan is available at

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JPMorgan Chase & Co. offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of the UK Government’s Disability Confident Scheme.