Job description

  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street
  • Department:
    Corporate Broking & PLC Advisory
  • Division:
    IBP Listed Client Group
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:

Associate Director, Investment Banking Business Services & Capital Goods (9954)

Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank serving clients principally in the UK and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll think out of the ordinary and we put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves.

Associate Director,

Investec's PLC team currently advises 130-140 companies on the LSE and AIM as well as more than 1,000 institutional investors across the UK, North America and Europe. The UK PLC Advisory team consists of 45 people – combining specialists with deep sector knowledge and generalists to ensure the optimum blend of sector expertise and cross-pollination of ideas.

What will you be doing?

  • Build relationships with and advise current and potential clients concerning a range of activities including the raising of finance, mergers, acquisitions, and restructurings.
  • Generate business by developing and selling new business ideas to clients
  • Maintaining and further developing relationships with existing clients, as allocated.
  • Maintain up to date sector knowledge, market / industry practice and commercial awareness.
  • Utilise specialist knowledge to generate new ideas to market to clients and potential clients.
  • Communicate with clients, colleagues and regulators as required.
  • Identify, target and win new clients to consistently generate revenue.
  • Provide clients with advice on ongoing market and regulatory issues.
  • Provide advice to corporate clients on their relationships with investors and the marketplace (especially pertinent for Corporate Brokers).
  • Communicate with institutional investors regarding corporate clients (especially pertinent for Corporate Brokers)
  • Work collaboratively with, develop and train the Associates and Analysts within the team.

What are we looking for?

  • Demonstrable experience in Equity Capital Markets (IPOs, secondary offerings), M&A, private capital fundraising and Corporate Broking
  • Regulatory knowledge as applicable to role (compulsory), including, but not limited to, the FCA rules, the Aim Rules, the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers
  • Relevant market, sector, and necessary technical knowledge
  • Excellent understanding of financial analysis, valuation, and modelling techniques
  • Internal / external client interaction for business generation 

As part of our collaborative & agile culture, our working week is 4 days in the office and one day remote.

Investec offers a range of wellbeing benefits to make our people feel healthier, balanced and more fulfilled in their lives inside and outside of work.

Here is a selection of what we offer;


Wellbeing Subsidy, Corporate Gym Membership, Virtual GP, Peppy Health App (Fertility, Menopause and Early Parenthood), Optional Private Medical & Dental Insurance


Non-contributory Pension & Discretionary Bonus

Life & Income Protection

Life Assurance, Critical Illness & Income Protection


Season Ticket Loan & Electric Vehicle Scheme 

Embedded in our culture is a sense of belonging and inclusion. This creates an environment in which everyone is free to be themselves which helps to drive innovation, creativity and ultimately business performance. At Investec we want everyone to find it easy to be themselves, and to feel they belong. It's a responsibility we all share and is integral to our purpose and values as an organisation.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!

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We commit to ensure that everyone is fairly assessed during our recruitment process. To assist candidates in completing their application form, Recite Me assistive technology is available on our Careers pages. This can be accessed by clicking on the ‘Accessibility Options' link at the top of the page.

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If you have any form of disability or neurodivergent need and require further assistance in completing your application, please contact the Careers team at [email protected] who will be happy to assist. 

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London - 30 Gresham Street
30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN

Meet the recruiter

Luke Richardson


We commit to ensure that everyone is fairly assessed during our recruitment process.

Let us know if you need any reasonable adjustments to complete your application.

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Private Medical Cover
Virtual GP
Gym Discounts
Psychologist Service
Annual Leave
Life Assurance