Saw this listing and have never heard of the group. I've heard about/ /HC but not sure about this one. It's called "Activism Defense." Did some research and apparently they're advising Ebay against represented other big companies like Hess, Apple, and Microsoft.
It'd be great to know:
A) How would this look for Exit opps/Career growth?
B) Does anyone have any insights/details about the group?
Job Summary & Responsibilities
The Activism Defense team is looking for an Analyst to join the team.
The Activism Defense team, which is a part of the M&A Group in the Investment Banking Division, works alongside teams throughout the Division globally to advise corporate clients with respect to their current or potential vulnerabilities to shareholder activism and hostile activity.
In this role, the banker will be required to provide advice and assistance to internal teams and external clients regarding preparing for and responding to hostile activity, shareholder activism, corporate governance and shareholder related issues. The banker will help to create presentations for clients and internal teams on these and other topics and also will work on live raid defense and proxy fight defense situations and help drive marketing and targeting initiatives.
The ideal candidate for this role will be highly motivated, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. They should be comfortable working within a team environment as well as able to work independently. In addition, they should be comfortable working on a broad variety of projects at any given time and have a keen eye towards attention to detail.