Acuris – Data Analyst– Japanese Speaking – 7124

ION Analytics, Full-time, Shanghai
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Mergermarket (a division of ION Analytics) is a global provider of in-depth analysis and forward-looking information on corporate strategy and M&A activity for investment banks, private equity firms, advisors and corporate clients. 

The position offers unique opportunities to get full exposure to M&A markets and to familiarize on Equity Capital Market activities in overall Asia. The role will primarily involve researching, evaluating and pricing mergers and acquisitions as well as producing in-depth sector and country reports.

Key responsibilities:

  • Performing desktop research on real-time M&A transactions
  • Interpreting financial data and other financial information in relation to M&A transactions
  • Contributing to and producing reports and data for publications based on this research using specialised knowledge of the M&A arena and the financial markets;
  • Quality checking the historical database to ensure it reflects and provides a consistent high standard of data and analysis
  • Analyzing specific transactions to determine whether or not they meet the database inclusion criteria
  • Cleaning and updating the database to ensure that deal records, company records and individual profiles are accurate and comprehensive
  • Tracking and updating a specific universe of private equity firms in terms of their activity.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Fluency, including knowledge of business terminology, in English and Japanese;
  • A Business, Finance, Economics degree or equivalent preferred;
  • Detail-oriented, diligent and with a genuine interest in M&A/Corporate Finance
  • Understanding of financial statements;
  • Good computer skills (especially Excel);
  • Highly numerate;
  • Knowledge of research methodologies

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