We are looking for

M&A Trainee Analyst

Apply REF: 2104GBK7114

BNP Paribas is a leader in the Eurozone, and a prominent international banking institution with strong roots in Europe's banking history. It has a presence in 71 countries, with 200 000 Employees – including more than 150 000 in Europe and 6 000 in Portugal alone.

BNP Paribas is present in Portugal since 1985, having been one of the first foreign banks to operate in the country. Today, the Group has several entities operating directly in this territory, offering a wide range of integrated financial solutions to support its clients and their businesses.

Thanks to its international presence and regular and close collaboration among its businesses, BNP Paribas has the resources to support all clients -- individuals, entrepreneurs, SMEs, large corporates, institutional investors and community organisations -- with financing, investment, savings and protection solutions that help make their projects a success. BNP Paribas holds key positions in its three core operating divisions: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services for retail banking and specialised financial services, and Corporate & Institutional Banking for corporate and institutional clients.

The Group’s M&A teams pitch and execute M&A transactions in several industries across EMEA. The Investment Banking Lisbon team supports teams based in Paris, London, Madrid, Frankfurt and Milan in all the origination efforts.


The selected candidate will provide support to BNP Paribas’ M&A teams across all territories EMEA on:

  • Research and analysis of potential transaction opportunities
  • Client presentations support (preparation of client pitching, teasers and other marketing materials related to the transaction)
  • Strategic and financial analysis on sectors or companies
  • Valuation models (comparable trading and transaction multiples, DCF…)
  • Produce and maintain a database of certain standard presentation materials
    • Maintain Sector Vertical Comparable
    • Maintain transactions databases capturing all relevant details of recent deals
    • Compile credentials by sector, country, deal type
    • Prepare Case studies of completed transactions


  • Strong academic background, preferably a Master’s Degree in Finance, Management or Economics
  • Strong financial modelling skills
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate tenacity and drive
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proactive approach to problem solving
  • Ability to work under pressure and multi-task
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail, adherence to the highest quality standards
  • Team player
  • Fluent English is mandatory

Please note that only applications submitted in English will be considered.

In case you are selected for this role, further documentation will be requested to support your hiring process.

BNP Paribas is an equal opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. We are actively committed to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Equity and diversity are at the core of our recruitment policy because we believe that they foster creativity and efficiency which in turn increase performance and productivity. We strive to reflect the society we live in, while keeping with the image of our clients.

Primary Location: PT-11-LisbonJob Type: InternshipJob: FINANCIAL AND TECHNICAL EXPERTISEEducation Level: Not indicatedExperience Level: BeginnerSchedule: Full-time Reference: 2104GBK7114