Equity Capital Markets Trainee

June 19, 2024

Equity Capital Markets Trainee

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  • Internship
  • PT-Lisboa
  • MISCELLANEOUS
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About the job

  • BNP Paribas is a leading European bank with an international reach. It has a presence in seventy-four countries, with more than 192,000 employees – including more than 146,000 in Europe and over 4,000 in Portugal alone
  • BNP Paribas is present in Portugal since 1985, having been the first foreign bank to operate in the country. Today, BNP Paribas has several entities operating directly in this territory, offering a wide range of integrated financial solutions to support its clients and their businesses
  • Worldwide, the Group has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. The Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporate and institutional clients) to realise their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings, and protection insurance
  • BNP Paribas’ Capital Markets department offers advisory services for corporates across both debt and equity products. The Equity Capital Markets (ECM) team in London originates and executes IPOs, rights issues, equity placements and equity-linked products for clients in the UK & Ireland, Germany-Austria-Switzerland, Nordic region, Netherlands & Belgium, Spain, Portugal & Italy

Your Main Activities Are

  • The trainee will be based in Lisbon within the Lisbon Capital Markets team and provide support to the EMEA Equity Capital Markets team for the duration of the trainee programme. Tasks can include (but not limited to):
    • Maintaining on a weekly basis:
      • Macro-economic / equity capital market conditions slides
      • Credentials slides
      • Weekly meeting materials (for weekly ECM meetings)
      • Maintaining the ECM workspace, in particular the precedent materials library
    • On a running basis :
      • Support with the “ECM deal database”
      • Tracking Low Carbon Transition Group relevant deals
      • Tracking financial sponsor relevant transactions
      • Supporting the ECM COO office with various reporting obligations internally
      • Running the “investor database project”
    • On an ad-hoc basis:
      • Other data analytical initiatives as they arise (typically related to ECM transactions and league tables)
      • Other non-transactional presentation support

Profile and Skills to Success

  • Bachelor Degree in Economics / Finance or related
  • Advanced level of English, both written and oral
  • Attention to detail / rigor
  • Organisational skills
  • Ability to collaborate / teamwork
  • Communication skills, both written and oral
  • Creativity and innovation / problem solving
  • Proactivity

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Why joining BNP Paribas?

· Leading banking institution

BNP Paribas is a leader in the Eurozone, and a prominent international banking institution with strong roots in Europe’s banking history. It has a presence in 65 countries, with around 190 000 Employees – including more than 145 000 in Europe.

· Our presence in Portugal

Since 1985, BNP Paribas was one of the first foreign banks to operate in the country. Today, the Group has around 7.100 employees across several entities operating directly in the territory, offering a wide range of integrated financial solutions to support its clients and their businesses.

· International reach

Thanks to its international presence and regular and close collaboration among its different entities, BNP Paribas has the resources to support all clients with financing, investment, savings and protection solutions that help make their projects a success. BNP Paribas holds key positions in its three core operating divisions:

  • , a division that brings together all of the Group’s retail activities and specialised business lines
  • that include specialised businesses offering a wide range of savings, investment and protection services.
  • division that offers tailored financial solutions for corporate and institutional client.

· Diversity and Inclusion commitment

BNP Paribas is an equal opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. We are actively committed to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity/paternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Equity and diversity are at the core of our recruitment policy because we believe that they foster creativity and efficiency, which in turn increase performance and productivity. We strive to reflect the society we live in, while keeping with the image of our clients.

· Commitment towards work/life balance

At BNP Paribas we care about our employees wellbeing and promote a culture of good integration between work and rest. We believe our employees have rich personal lives outside of work, being fundamental to be disconnected from work to recharge both physically and mentally. Only through this balance we may all be at our best while working.

· Remote Working Conditions

At BNP Paribas, we embrace a Smart Working framework based on trust, autonomy and collaboration. Within this framework, eligible employees can benefit from flexible remote working modalities adapted to our hybrid working environment. To guarantee a comfortable and efficient working set-up, eligible employees are provided with both the office and home equipment, are entitled to an equipment allowance and can benefit from exclusive partnerships to purchase additional equipment at reduced prices.

To find out more on why you should join BNP Paribas visit https://bnpp.lk/why-BNP-Paribas-Portugal

* Please note that only applications submitted in English will be considered.

* In case you are selected for this role, further documentation will be requested to support your hiring process.