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Financial Technology Partners (“FT Partners”) is the only investment banking firm focused exclusively on the financial technology (“FinTech”) sector. We broadly define the sector as the dynamic convergence of technology-based solutions and financial services. FT Partners was recently recognized as “Dealmaker of the Year” and “Investment Banking Firm of the Year” by The M&A Advisor.

The firm was founded by Steve McLaughlin, Managing Partner, formerly a senior investment banker in Goldman Sachs & Co.’s Financial Technology Group and Financial Institutions Group in New York and San Francisco. The firm’s senior members are all highly experienced investment bankers formerly with the financial technology, M&A and investment banking groups of principally Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Clients want and deserve the best in overall investment banking services, industry knowledge, relationships and senior level experience. In the complex financial technology sector, we believe no other firm offers a higher set of skills, expertise and mission critical advice to leading CEOs and industry decision makers. When you want to explore your firm’s full potential, consider FT Partners’ full suite of strategic and financial advisory services. With years of transaction experience on some of the largest transactions in history, we bring our unique approach to your firm to maximize value to your shareholders.



Role Description:

Our Analyst Interns provide support for all aspects of a transaction from origination to closing. They work directly with the investment banking team who are responsible for the day to day activities of each transaction. Responsibilities include: financial modeling, company valuation, financial performance analysis, corporate and industry research, due diligence, strategic analyses of companies, preparation of marketing and presentation materials, management presentations and offering memorandums



The key responsibilities include:

  • Financial modeling, company valuation, and financial performance analysis
  • Analyze data using mathematical models and statistical techniques
  • Prepare reports, tables, and charts that present research results
  • Working alongside senior bankers to provide clients with M&A and financing services
  • Modeling complex M&A and financing scenarios
  • Undertaking relevant research and writing reports of findings

Communications Skills

  • Exceptional writing and verbal communication skills, able to prepare high impact materials
  • Participates effectively in both internal and external meetings
  • Maturity and poise to work directly with client executives

Team Player

  • Team player who can contribute to building a positive team spirit, keeps commitments, inspires the trust of others, works with integrity and ethically, and upholds firm values
  • Ability to perform under pressure, amid tight deadlines; can effectively prioritize and plan
  • Collaborative across teams and levels, both internally and externally
  • Understands coaching for long term development of self and others



General Qualifications

  • Internships or full-time positions in investment banking, or related industries
  • Top university degree, Finance or Accounting majors preferred
  • Minimum 2:1 required
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical ability
  • Strong work ethic and a drive for excellence
  • Ability to perform under pressure amid tight deadlines
  • Team player, self-motivated, and entrepreneurial
  • Strong quantitative and technical skills
  • Strong data management and research skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills

Why FT Partners?

  • Managing Partner and Managing Directors formerly of Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan
  • Award-winning execution; Investment Bank of the Year / Boutique of the Year Awards (among many others)
  • Executing both billion dollar and early stage / high-growth VC transactions
  • Excellent career path, strong and competitive compensation
  • Unparalleled deal flow with premier client base
  • Access to world-class executives at high-growth companies
  • Dominant footprint in the one of largest sectors: financial technology
  • Top-notch financial sponsor relationships
  • Close-knit, rapidly growing team



Selected transactions include advising:

  • Heartland Payments on its $4.5 billion sale to Global Payments (NYSE:GPN)
  • Payoneer on its $3.8 billion SPAC Merger with FTAC Olympus Acquisition Corp.
  • Assurance on its $3.5 billion sale to Prudential (NYSE:PRU)
  • MoneyLion on its $2.9 billion SPAC Merger with Fusion Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: FUSE)
  • Divvy’s $2.5 billion sale to Bill.com (NYSE:BILL)
  • SquareTrade on its $1.4 billion sale to Allstate (NYSE:ALL)
  • Stone on its $1.4 billion IPO (Nasdaq:STNE) and $100 million concurrent private placement from Ant Group
  • Finicity on its $1.0 billion sale to Mastercard (NYSE:MA)
  • OakNorth on its $270 million financing
  • PPRO on its $270 million Growth financing
  • Checkout on its $230 million Series A financing led by Insight Partners and DST Global
  • Iyzico’s $165 million sale to PayU
  • Mambu $135 million Series D financing led by TCV
  • Currencycloud’s $80 million Series E financing
  • GoCardless’ $76 million Series E financing led by Adams Street Partners and GV
  • Nutmeg’s £45 million Series E financing
  • GPS’ £44 million financing from Dunedin
  • Moneyfarm’s £40 million Series B financing
  • Payworks’ sale to Visa (NYSE: V)

Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment: Financial Technology Partners is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors.



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