Full-Time Analyst Programme (8 weeks)

Description (In-class and Online)
  • Run over eight weeks: Four to five days a week (10:00 am to 4:00 pm UK time with an hour lunch break).  

  • First Four Weeks: Investment Banking Training - Accounting, Financial modelling, Valuations and Pitch books. Lectures of 2 to 5 hours a day. Students are expected to complete project work handed out daily. 

  • Second Four Weeks: Designed to replicate real-life Investment Banking internships. Students work on projects drafting equity research reports. Second four weeks also involve advanced Investment Banking training, with students solving real-life Private Equity, M&A, Venture Capital, and Valuation case studies from leading universities, including Harvard Business School, London Business School, Kellogs and IESE, among others. 

 
 
Who is the program designed for?
  • Current undergraduate and masters students: Students currently studying at university and are looking to secure summer internships or grad roles in investment banking. This includes all students from the first year of their undergraduate studies to those who are starting a masters course. We recommend students to get the training done as early as possible in their university as it gives them a significant leg up to get jobs/internships at bulge bracket names. 

  • Recent Graduates: Students who have recently completed their Masters courses (No more than three years ago - Please see our part-time program for those students with more experience).

Programme Content 
  • Financial Modelling: Build financial models from scratch on real-life companies traded on the Dow Jones, FTSE or Euronext exchange.

  • Valuations: Value companies using Discounted Cash flow, Trading, and Acquisition comparables.

  • M&A: Build M&A Accretion/Dilution and LBO models from scratch. 

  • Equity Research: Writing equity research reports on companies listed on public exchanges.

  • Presentation: Prepare detailed presentation packs.

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Internship Training (Second Four weeks)
  • Built-in internship training programme: Replicates real-life internships

  • Through a number of projects, students learn how experienced analysts write equity research reports on public listed companies. 

  • Advanced training takes place via 1 to 3 hours of lectures taking over 2 to 3 days a week. Post-lectures, students are given in-depth case studies written by leading business schools such as Harvard, Stanford, and IESE. 

 
M&A Week
  • Put together a detailed M&A pitchbook for a real life deal.

  • Replicate the role of an M&A analyst advising Mars Chocolate on the acquisition of Wrigley. 

  • Calculate M&A Goodwill using the PPA method on the acquisition of Time Warner by AOL.     

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Equity Research Week
  • Write a detailed equity research report on your company.

  • Build an advanced BMW financial model with a detailed Revenue breakdown sheet.

  • Value BMW using sum of the parts method. 

  • Use advanced techniques to compute valuations of fast growing internet stocks such as Amazon using the Siegel calculator and an extended DCF model.           

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Private Equity Week
  • Spend a week replicating the role of a Private Equity Analyst at Bain Capital/KKR's acquisition of Toys R US.

  • Build a detailed ten spreadsheet LBO model and make a presentation to the investment committee on the attractiveness of Toys R US as an LBO target.    

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Venture Capital Week
  • Put together term sheets and cap tables for follow on investments in Webtracker.

  • Calculate start-up valuations for Nordic Technologies

  • Negotiate with fellow students on raising funds for Nordic Technologies and Webtracker

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Careers
  • Past students have gone on to receive offers for well-paid internships and full-time analyst roles at marquee names such as Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank, Rothschild, and UBS, among others.

  • We work with a number of boutique Investment Banks, Private Equity and Venture Capital companies to place our students on short-term internships as well as full-time analyst roles. 

  • In the recent past, depending on the batch, we have seen between 50-100% of our students being placed in Investment Banking or related finance roles within 1-4 months of passing the 8-week Full-Time Analyst Programme.

 
Programme Location
  • Our programmes are available both in-class and online.

  • Class location: Varies but previous training has been conducted at 1 and 2 Kingdom Street, Paddington, London, W2 6BD, United Kingdom.

  • Online: Students join us online for our live classes from across North America and Europe.   

 
Programme Calendar

Course starting dates: 

  • Monday 10th October 2022 to 9th Dec 2022 (1 week holiday from 24th to 30th October)

  • Monday 6th February 2023 (8 weeks program)

  • Monday 5th June 2023 (8 weeks program)

  • Monday 10th July 2023 (9 weeks - 1 week holiday)

  • Monday 14th August 2023 (8 weeks program)

Course are available both in-class and online for students based outside London. 

 
Fees and Financing 
Graduate Destination 

Our students have secured jobs with some of the leading investment banking companies across the globe

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Bulge Bracket

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Mid Market

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Private Equity

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Asset Management

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* The names listed above are companies where our students have secured jobs and not the list of our partners. 
Our placements remain strong despite the onset of Covid-19

We have the best-in-class placement rate of 90%.

90% Placement Rate

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Placement by Industry

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*Placement rate excludes students who went on to study for their undergraduate or master's programs

*Please note that we do not  guarantee a job to our students

*Placement by industry includes only those students who were successfully placed 

Our students rate us highly. 

We take great pride in our student ratings as we continue to be a trailblazer in investment banking training and placements.  

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Admissions

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We receive thousands of enquiries a year. To enhance your application, please send your CV to:  info@cityinvestmenttraining.com

Contact: +44 (0) 203 402 3050