Associate/Vice President – Software & Proptech Coverage/Business Development
GCA is a global investment banking firm serving growth companies through M&A, capital market financing, private funds, and restructuring advisory services. Our professionals possess deep expertise in a range of industries, including TMT (software, property tech, digital media and communications), industrials and industrial technology, healthcare, financial services, and business services.
Given the Firm’s size and flat organizational structure, this role provides a compelling opportunity to join a rapidly growing business practice and work directly with senior members. GCA is searching for a candidate with a long-term interest in a position offering successful candidates a significant amount of upward mobility.
GCA is looking for an Associate or Vice President whose primary day-to-day responsibility will be market coverage, outbound relationship generation and the cultivation of new business opportunities in partnership with the Firm’s software and property technology banking teams. GCA uses proprietary research and market insights to develop thematic approaches to sector coverage, and the Associate / VP role would involve working with Sr. coverage officers in the software and property tech sectors do develop these reports and assist with growth and cultivation of a robust prospect pipeline through professional outreach to entrepreneurs, founders, CEOs etc.
Support the Firm’s business development efforts through relationship building, deal sourcing, and transaction origination
Assist and be responsible for quality control / accuracy of proprietary research reports across a range of software and property tech end-markets
Identify and gain familiarity with various parties across the tech industry leveraging GCA’s brand and relationships
Oversee and prepare client presentations
Aid in maintaining a positive and supportive firm culture, focused on the effective delivery of world-class service to our clients
Work closely with senior bankers and client management teams on engagements related to mergers and acquisition advisory services, capital raising and other strategic advisory work
Desired Skills, Background and Knowledge
Ideally, 5+ years’ experience in investment banking, business development experience are a plus
Strong data management and research skills, as well as exceptional proficiency in Microsoft office
Exceptional written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
A team player, self-motivated and entrepreneurial
Excel in a fast-paced and high-performance work environment
Ability to demonstrate GCA values and behaviors (e.g., honesty, integrity, work ethic)
Series 79 and 63 licenses required
Very competitive compensation package, with strong performance-based incentives
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
*NOTE: Pursuant to company policy, GCA does not sponsor H-1B visas*