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Associate - BMO Capital Partners

Job Description



At BMO, we have been helping our customers and communities for over 200 years. Today, we are a highly diversified financial services provider, offering our customers a broad range of personal, commercial, corporate and institutional financial services across Canada and in the United States.



Canadian Commercial Banking Division provides mid-sized companies with a single point of access to an integrated suite of commercial and capital products and financial options. Delivered by experienced financial professionals and backed by the vast resources of the BMO Financial Group, each customer receives the customized solution that suits their needs.  This includes Senior Debt, Underwriting & Syndications, Asset Based Lending, BMO Capital Partners, Mid-Market Mergers & Acquisitions, Dealership Finance, and Real Estate Finance.



BMO Capital Partners ("BMOCP") is a leading provider of junior capital, including subordinated debt, mezzanine financing and minority equity capital to mid-market companies across Canada. With $850 million in committed capital and offices across Canada, BMOCP invests up to $25 million in companies with defensible industry positions and stable and predictable cash flows. Proceeds are typically used for acquisitions, buyouts, capital expenditures/expansions, restructurings and working capital for growth.








The Associate assists the Director and the Managing Director in executing new transactions as well as portfolio management tasks for funds managed directly by BMOCP. Primary responsibilities include assisting in all aspects of preliminary assessment of investment opportunities, due diligence investigations and analysis, preparation of investment recommendations, legal documentation, disbursement of funds as well as day to day maintenance of files and financial monitoring of investments in BMOCP's subordinated/mezzanine debt and equity portfolio.


Specialist Experience



We are seeking a highly motivated individual with a commitment to excellence with extensive financial analysis and due diligence capabilities in a mid-market private equity context to join the Toronto based team of investment professionals.

The following qualifications are a must:

  • 2 to 4 years of related business experience (Transaction Advisory, Restructuring, Corporate Finance, M&A, Investment Banking, Private Equity, Project Financing, Equity Research);
  • Fluently spoken/written English;
  • Excellent financial statement analysis and multi-year forecast modelling skills applied to transactional contexts;
  • Proficiency in the use of Excel™, PowerPoint™and Word™;
  • Excellent time management, communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work independently on a number of concurrent transactions with limited direction;
  • University Degree in business/accounting/finance;
  • Experience working in a multiple member deal team context, sharing skills and resources.


The following qualifications will be considered an asset:

  • CA, CMA , CBV, MBA or CFA designation;
  • Working knowledge of private equity investments and /or subordinated/ mezzanine debt in mid-market private companies for buy-outs, recapitalizations and expansion capital related transactions;
  • Investment banking or corporate finance M&A related experience;
  • Experience in helping clients set-up due diligence data-rooms, preparing Confidential Information Memorandums.


BMO Financial Group is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. By embracing diversity, we gain strength through our people and our perspectives.




Please note that all information in this job description is accurate at the time of posting. Please be aware that companies may change details and/or closing dates without notice.



Job Summary

BMO Financial
  • Canada
  • Finance
Job Type
  • Full-time
  • Negotiable
03 February 2020
Applications Deadline
11 April 2020

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