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The Deutsche Bank Apprenticeship Programme:
Our Apprenticeship Programme will transform your career, providing you with world-class training (full financial sponsorship towards an Applied Finance degree at Queen Mary and professional qualifications such as CISI/IMC and CFA), exposure to fascinating projects, and endless opportunities to gain the skills you need to innovate for the benefit of our clients and society.
About the business division:
Discover the world of Capital Markets with a career in our Corporate Finance division. Here we aim to build long-term, trusted and mutually beneficial relationships with the major corporates, financial institutions, financial sponsors and sovereigns around the world.
The Corporate Finance business is a comprehensive private-side product and coverage area focused on the primary issuance of multi-currency debt. From origination through to execution.
Debt Capital Markets
Debt Capital Markets (DCM) are product specialists responsible for winning debt capital market business and providing expertise to frequent and prospective issuers. Typical clients include public sector entities, corporates, banks and insurance companies and the primary products offered by the team are inaugural public bonds, private placements, covered bonds, EMTN programme issuance, liability management and bank capital considerations.
IG Acquisition Finance
The Investment Grade Acquisition Finance business originates, structures and executes M&A-related and general liquidity-driven financings largely for investment-grade borrowers. Acquisition financing provides commitments for loans to support event driven financing, such as mergers, corporate reorganizations, asset disposals, spin-offs, recapitalizations
Equity Capital Markets
The ECM Origination team are product specialists responsible for winning equity capital market business and providing expertise to corporates, governments and private equity companies in partnership with Investment Banking Coverage. Primary products offered by the team are initial public offerings (IPOs), rights issues, primary and follow-on offerings (both marketed and accelerated), private placements and equity-linked products such as convertible bonds, exchangeable bonds and bonds with warrants.
SETG creates, markets, structures and executes structured equity transactions for Corporates, Sponsors, and Family Offices, among other clients. SETG works alongside client coverage teams in Investment Banking and Wealth Management, as well as product teams such as Equity Capital Markets, Debt Capital Markets, M&A and Leveraged Finance. SETG works in close partnership with its JV partner the Equity Financing trading desk in Fixed Income and Currencies. SETG executes most transactions in a principal capacity, meaning that DB commits its balance sheet and manages risk to facilitate customer transactions such as margin loans (linear business) and the equity derivative transactions (non-linear business) including collar financings and forward sales.
Leveraged Debt Capital Markets
The Leveraged Debt Capital Markets (LDCM) combines a premier high-yield market business with diverse debt financing capabilities. The bank is able to price, structure, underwrite and distribute senior, mezzanine and high-yield transactions in all of the major financial centres.
The team works on transactions across a wide range of sectors including Technology, Media & Telecoms, Natural Resources, Industrials, Consumer & Healthcare, Real Estate, Gaming & Leisure across the EMEA region.
Division specifics about the apprentice role:
As an apprentice, you’ll be provided with the training, study support and on-the-job coaching to accelerate your career. With study support towards a degree in Applied Finance and professional qualifications (e.g. CISI/IMC, CFA).
Apprentices will spend approximately 20% of their time studying (either at QMUL on campus or remotely) with on-going academic module assessment by QMUL and two end point assessments (assessed by an independent third party assessor) as part of the apprenticeship scheme (at the end of year 2, leading to Level 4 investment operations specialist apprentice award and end of year 4, leading to Level 6 financial services apprentice award) in addition to assessments provided by practitioner qualification providers (CISI, IMC, CFA). Furthermore, apprentices will gain a degree in BSc (Hons) Applied Finance at the end of the 4 years subject to passing all required assessments.
Your rotational experience in Corporate Finance will give you the opportunity to work in different teams and have a varied role. Your tasks might include industry research, company performance monitoring, pricing products for traders, preparing financial data analysis, pitching transactions to the team, participating in client calls or refining the way we do forecasts. In addition, you will be involved in live deals, exploring new financing & lending opportunities, preparing marketing materials for clients, and reviewing deal pricing and structure comparisons.
What we look for:
Our extensive training programme coupled with Queen Mary’s Applied Finance degree education, will give you all the technical knowledge you’ll need to build a career with us. Above all, we’re looking for entrepreneurial people who thrive best in a diverse culture where innovation and agile thinking abound.
Please note that to apply for our 2024 Apprenticeship Programme you must graduate from sixth form (school, academy or college) in 2024 or have graduated in the last 12 months (i.e. in 2023).
Offers will be conditional on acceptance to the Applied Finance degree programme at Queen Mary so we encourage all applicants to ensure they meet the minimum entry requirements (e.g. AAA at A-Level including A in Maths) as set out in the relevant course page Applied Finance – Queen Mary University of London (qmul.ac.uk).
Our Wellbeing is our success:
Feeling healthy, engaged and well-supported, enables us to do our best work and get the most out of life outside of the office. That’s why Deutsche Bank is committed to providing benefits and programmes centred around well-being.
About us and our teams:
We promote good working relationships and encourage high standards of conduct and work performance. We welcome applications from talented people from all cultures, countries, races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs and generations and are committed to providing a working environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.
Visit Inside Deutsche Bank to discover more about the culture of Deutsche Bank including Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Leadership, Learning, Future of Work and more besides.
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