Herter & Co. is a leading independent advisory boutique, specialized in the structuring and raising of debt as well as in financial restructuring situations, that offers the full services of an investment bank. Founded in 2012, Herter & Co. is led by a senior team who previously held senior roles at bulge bracket investment banks.
We advise on a broad range of situations including investment grade / cross-over corporate financing, leveraged buy-outs and recapitalizations as well as financial restructurings. As our boutique has an exclusive focus on debt, we are experts on all instruments available for companies seeking to raise capital other than equity, such as syndicated loans, promissory loan notes, factoring, unitranches, mezzanine capital or PIK notes, and work with a broad range of investors including German and international banks as well as a variety of institutional debt investors. Our strong track record of numerous transactions since 2012 and our close relationships with key players in the financial industry allow us to deliver best-in-class advice to our clients, which include public companies, family-owned businesses, and financial sponsors.
The Analyst will work on a wide range of projects, and will hence be gaining exposure to various financial advisory challenges. In particular he/she will be involved in:
Building complex operating/financial models
Analyzing financial statements, financing structures, and credit documentations of our client companies in order to assess debt requirements / capacities, optimal financing structures, etc.
Performing valuations of (distressed) companies using various methodologies, including DCF, trading/transaction multiples, and IDW S1
Researching and preparing presentations and marketing materials (e.g. pitch books)
Preparing process documents such as request-for-proposals, financing term-sheets, management presentations, etc.
The ideal candidate will have the following skills/experience:
A maximum of 2 years of M&A or debt experience via internships and/or a professional role in an Investment Bank, an Advisory Boutique, or one of the Big 4 accounting firms
Strong modeling and valuation skills
A strong understanding of HGB and IFRS accounting
The ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment and to meet tight deadlines
Team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Fluency in German and English
This role will provide you with a unique opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge regarding debt financing instruments and markets in a variety of financing situations, allowing you to fast-track your career developing an USP with a clear specialization in debt.
If you want to be part of our successful and reputable team, have the required skills, and are elligible to work in Germany, please do contact us. We look forward to hearing from you.