Crossgate is a partner-owned and run Corporate Finance and M&A advisory boutique with a deeply-rooted passion for entrepreneurship and scalable, technology-driven & -enabled business models. With our subsidiary CARRY, Europe's first dedicated CF advisory house geared towards this specific niche, we are particularly dedicated to the global Esports industry & Gaming community.
We provide a wide range of transaction and sector-specific advice on significant - usually cross-border - M&A transactions, financing (equity/cap raises and debt) to corporations as well as HNWIs, family offices and financial investors (mainly PE & VC) around the globe.
Our Analysts are an integral part of our deal teams and get involved in all aspects of our global projects and transactions. The vacant role offers the opportunity to work on exciting Corporate Finance transactions & projects in some of the most charged sectors and industries of our time: all sort of * Tech - including Fintech & Clean Tech, Digital Media, Digital Services but particularly also Esports & Gaming.
Although prior relevant experience and well-developed skill set is a plus, we are also happy to consider less experienced but promising candidates with a genuine passion for IB as well as technology - ideally our core focus sectors. Other vital qualities include being able to demonstrate an entrepreneurial mindset, being keen to take on responsibility & ownership early while being a savvy team player.
Start date (immediate or scheduled) as well as all other details (highly competitive compensation) to be discussed individually.
Engage in the day-to-day management of transaction processes as vital member of a dedicated deal team (including client / counterparty facing as well as coordination of service providers and other advisors)
Support the execution of projects including assuming full responsibility for project tasks
Preparation of transaction material & marketing documents (incl. Investment/Information memoranda; investor presentations, financial models) as well as presentations, pitches, investment proposals and valuations
Preparation of market and competitive analyses as well as industry screenings for the identification of potential targets/buyers/investors
Build sector expertise and professional network (proactively but also promoted by Crossgate)
Understand the nuances of transaction structures and key elements of deal negotiation, including legal and other documentation
Provide leadership and supervision as well as training to peers and other team member
Successful candidates typically
Hold a qualifying academic degree with excellent academic background and have a genuine interest in Corporate Finance Advisory
Have an interest in technology as well as tech-driven business models, ideally combined with a passion for the global Gaming and Esports business
Demonstrate an entrepreneurial mindset, being highly self-motivated and results-driven, having a high degree of stamina to work within a high energy and fast-paced intellectual environment
Have proven to be team player and are keen to take on responsibility and ownership for their work and the transactions they work on
Show strong analytical capabilities and profound understanding of accounting principles, are highly numerical and articulate
Are business-fluent in both the German and English language (additional languages are a plus)
Have excellent command of common business software as well as industry-specific tools
Crossgate is an Equal Opportunity Employer; our culture is open and transparent and welcomes new ideas and unconventional approaches. You will find variety, client contact and responsibility early on along with a unique spirit of collaboration built on strong personal and professional relationships.