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Client Manager / Associate - M&A

Client Manager / Associate - M&A

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Client Manager / Associate


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Aon are currently recruiting a Client Manager / Associate to join our team in London. The Client Manager / Associate will be primarily responsible for supporting marketing and execution of investment banking transactions for group clients.  This role is initially heavily oriented to analysis, interpretation and manipulation of data and then presentation of output to clients in order to create dialogues around potential M&A opportunities or capital raises or in relation to live transactions. 


About Aon Benfield


Aon Benfield, a division of Aon plc, is the world’s leading reinsurance intermediary and full-service capital advisor. We empower our clients to better understand, manage and transfer risk through innovative solutions and personalised access to all forms of global reinsurance capital across treaty, facultative and capital markets. As a trusted advocate, we deliver local reach to the world’s markets, an unparalleled investment in innovative analytics, including catastrophe management, actuarial and rating agency advisory. Through our professionals’ expertise and experience, we advise clients in making optimal capital choices that will empower results and improve operational effectiveness for their business. With more than 80 offices in 50 countries, our worldwide client base has access to the broadest portfolio of integrated capital solutions and services. To learn how Aon Benfield helps empower results, please visit


About the Role


Aon is an equal opportunities employer.  Aon's recruitment and selection policy ensures the best possible skill mix of colleagues and the highest quality candidates are appointed using objective job-related criteria.


As a Client Manager / Associate some of your key responsibilities will involve:


  • Support on marketing and execution of investment banking transactions for group clients
  • Analysis, interpretation and manipulation of data
  • Presentation of output to clients in order to create dialogues around potential M&A opportunities or capital raises or in relation to live transactions.
  • Dealing with and/or managing (on behalf of the engaged client) a range of external counterparties including other investment bankers, other clients as bidders, accountants, lawyers and actuaries.
  • Leveraging the broader Aon network in order to access intellectual property in the group and it is important to be able to bring the broader Aon analytics capabilities into the M&A product
  • While the role will be primarily focused on M&A it is also intended that it be involved in capital markets transactions and therefore over time the candidate will learn to market execute both Advisory and CM transactions.


About you


As a Client Manager / Associate your skills and qualifications will ideally include:


Education & Professional

  • 2:1 or above in first degree in quant subject.

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

  • Prior Financial Services industry exposure, preferably insurance.
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Need to demonstrate written and oral ability in English at business level.
  • No prior investment banking experience required but if not must have a demonstrated analytical background from prior work experience.

Salary and Benefits


This role offers a competitive salary and bonus, plus a comprehensive benefits package and 25 days holiday. Through our flexible benefits, you will also have the opportunity to choose additional benefits, including healthcare, childcare vouchers and additional holiday.


We’re happy to talk flexible working.  If you need to flex your working pattern, Aon offers flexible and agile working policies and we’re happy to discuss options with you upon application.



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