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Lyon, France Strategy, M&A
Associate
8 years experience
  • Equity Capital Markets
  • Financial Modeling
  • M&A
  • Financial Analysis
  • +15
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Madison, NJ, USA Strategy, M&A
Senior
6 years experience
  • Equity Capital Markets
  • Financial Modeling
  • Business Strategy
  • M&A
  • +7
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Amsterdam, Netherlands Strategy, M&A
Associate
5 years experience
  • Equity Capital Markets
  • Financial Modeling
  • Business Strategy
  • M&A
  • +3
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Frankfurt, Germany Strategy, M&A
Associate
2 years experience
  • Equity Capital Markets
  • Business Strategy
  • M&A
  • Business Development
  • +2
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London, England, United Kingdom Strategy, M&A
Associate
6 years experience
  • Equity Capital Markets
  • Corporate Finance
  • Business Strategy
  • Valuation
  • +8
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Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong Strategy, M&A
Senior
12 years experience
  • Equity Capital Markets
  • Financial Modeling
  • Business Strategy
  • M&A
  • +4
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Budapest, Hungary Venture Capital
Senior
7 years experience
  • Equity Capital Markets
  • Financial Modeling
  • Business Strategy
  • Business Development
  • +13
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Rüthi (Rheintal), Rüthi, Switzerland Private Equity, FinTech
Analyst
2 years experience
  • Equity Capital Markets
  • Business Development
  • Financial Analysis
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What do Equity Capital Markets consultants do?

Our equity markets consultants offer advisory services to firms that desire to raise capital through the stock market.

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Fintalent is the invite-only community for top-tier independent M&A consultants and Strategy professionals. Our Fintalents serve clients in North America, LATAM, Europe, MENA, and APAC.

Hire global freelance M&A consultants and Strategy experts with extensive experience in over 2,900 industries. Our platform allows you to build your team of independent M&A advisors and Strategy specialists in 48 hours. Welcome to the future of Mergers & Acquisitions!

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Frequently asked questions

What clients usually engage your Equity Capital Markets Consultants?

We work with clients from all over the world. Our clients range from enterprise and corporate clients to companies that are backed by Private Equity or Venture Capital funds. Furthermore, we work directly with Family Offices, Private Equity firms, and Asset Managers. Most of our enterprise clients have dedicated Corporate Development, M&A, and Strategy divisions which are utilizing our pool of Equity Capital Markets talent to add on-demand and flexible resources, expertise, or staff to their in-house team.

How is Fintalent different?

Fintalent is not a staffing agency. We are a community of best-in-class Equity Capital Markets professionals, highly specialized within their domains. We have streamlined the process of engaging the best Equity Capital Markets talent and are able to provide clients with Equity Capital Markets professionals within 48 hours of first engaging them. We believe that our platform provides more value for Corporates, Ventures, Private Equity and Venture Capital firms, and Family Offices.

Our Hiring Process – What do ‘Community-Approach’ and ‘Invite-to-Apply’ mean?

‘Invite-to-Apply’ is the process by which we shortlist candidates for the majority of projects on our platform. Often, due to the confidential nature of our clients’ projects, we do not release projects to our whole platform but using the matching technology and expertise of our internal team we select candidates who are the best fit for our clients’ needs. This approach also ensures engagement with our community of professionals on the Fintalent platform, and is a benefit both to our clients and independent professionals, as our freelancers have direct access to the roles best suited to their skills and are more likely to take an interest in a project if they have been sought out directly. In addition, if a member of our community is unavailable for a project but knows someone whose skill set perfectly fits the brief, they are able to invite them to apply for the role, utilizing the personal networks of each talent on our platform.

Which skills and expertise do your Fintalents have?

The Fintalents are hand-picked and vetted Equity Capital Markets professionals, speak over 55 languages, and have professional experience in all geographical markets. Our Equity Capital Markets consultants’ experience ranges from 3+ years as analysts at top investment banks and Strategy consultancies, to later career C-level executives. The average working experience is 6.9 years and 80% of all Fintalents range from 3-12 years into their careers.

Our Equity Capital Markets consultants have experience in leading firms as well as interfacing with clients and wider corporate structures and management. What makes our Equity Capital Markets talent pool stand out is the fact that they have technical backgrounds in over 2,900 industries.

How does the screening and onboarding of your Equity Capital Markets talent work?

Fintalent.io is an invite-only platform and we believe in the power of referrals and a closed-loop community. Members of our community are able to invite a small number of professionals onto the platform. In addition, our team actively scouts for the best talent who have experience in investment banking or have worked at a global top management consultancy. All of our community-referred talent and scouted talent are subject to a rigorous screening process. As such, over the last 18 months totaling more than 750 hours of onboarding calls, of which only 40% have received an invite-link after the call.

What happens if I am not satisfied with my Equity Capital Markets consultant’s work?

During your initial engagement with a member of our Fintalent talent pool with no risk. If you are not satisfied with the quality of your hire for any reason then we are able to find a replacement at short notice. There is no minimum commitment per project, but generally projects last at least 5 days and can last 12+ months.

Everything you need to know about Equity Capital Markets

What is an Equity Capital Market?

Equity capital markets is a term used to describe raising funds by issuing new shares of stock. According to our equity capital markets consultants, this process can also be called an Initial Public Offering, or IPO. The equity capital markets are divided into three different tiers: Tier 1 refers to the primary markets wherein new shares are traded and companies go public, Tier 2 pertains to the secondary markets where stocks once held by individual investors trade among themselves, and finally Tier 3 includes private trading venues that provide alternative liquidity through off-exchange transactions.

Fintalent’s equity capital markets consultants observe that the equity capital market tier system has become a valuable tool for institutional investors who only invest in a certain tier or level of investment. For example, a hedge fund that chooses to invest in Tier 3 private stocks is not likely to invest in a Tier 2 public stock since the stock moves too fast in comparison to their investment goal. This system is built around the idea that an investor who only invests for the long-term does not need to be exposed to the volatility associated with trading on an exchange.

Equity capital markets are generally used as a means of providing companies with much needed working capital as well as other purposes such as business combinations, acquisitions, and going public. Equity capital markets are used because of their versatility to provide a number of different types of securities. These include common stock (which gives investors voting rights in addition to owning a piece of the company), preferred stock, convertible notes, and secured loans.

The equity capital market tier system was an idea conceived by equity capital markets professionals as a means to provide investors with a specific vehicle for investing in that particular type or tier of security. At the same time it also allows non-professional individual investors to make informed decisions about where to allocate their funds based on investment preferences.

Equity capital markets also have a role in providing companies with working capital. This is especially important for startup companies as well as companies that have suffered significant damage such as major fires or hurricanes, which are often not able to pay current interest on their debt obligations. These types of companies utilize the equity capital markets to obtain funding to re-open their doors and get back to business

During the earliest days of the world’s trading, long before the equity capital markets existed, shares of stock were used by lenders. For example, a city might give “shares” of its land to a borrower in return for money that was needed to maintain public works (such as roads or bridges). This land could then be leased to others at a certain price, say one tenth of the rental value. If the number of shares in that plot were increased by two, it would not affect the loan agreement or simultaneously mean that the person leasing the plot would pay two tenths of its rental value. Shares, in these early days were not traded independently on exchanges but rather were sold, lent and borrowed within a group of people all involved in an agreement to perform some kind of work or provide some kind of faith. Shares were given as a symbol for future payment and represented a debt obligation until such time as it was repaid. The number of shares represented the amount of work that was to be completed. The concept of equity capital markets is much more modern since it deals with tradeable securities known as stocks, and especially those that trade on an exchange.

The equity capital markets have been around since the beginning of time. The only difference is that they were not traded in an exchange like they are today. These markets consist of:

Primary markets: this is where new issues are first issued, through the form of an Initial Public Offering (IPO). This is also where a company’s stock goes public and can be traded into secondary markets.

Secondary Markets: this is where existing shares are traded. The secondary market consists of all the transactions that investors make with each other on exchanges such as the New York Stock Exchange, or OTCBB (Over-the-counter bulletin board) for contracts that are privately negotiated. Secondary markets vary from country to country and could be used for any of the purposes listed below:

Off-Exchange Transactions: these are transactions that are arranged outside of a regulated exchange’s rules or regulations. Cash market transactions include commercial paper, auto-bills and term bonds. Bond auctions are also considered cash market transactions but do not take place over phone lines because they require thousands to participate in the auction.

Over-the-Counter Market: this is where contracts such as options, futures and swaps (options on options) are traded. Because these contracts are not traded on exchanges, prices are often subject to manipulation or brokers who have access to information that may be unavailable to other investors. This can skew the market price, therefore creating an unfair advantage for brokers that have access to this information.

Exchanges: this is where transactions take place on a regulated exchange where each trade is made in public. The stock exchanges consist of all the different types of equities that are traded on them and they can be listed, or unlisted. There are two types of exchanges:

The OTCBB (Over-the-counter bulletin board) is an electronic quotation service that carries a limited listing of securities that trade over the counter (OTC). OTCBB was once known as the “pink sheets” because it was printed on pink paper, however there are now online quote services. Any company can be listed on the OTCBB, whereas only companies meeting certain requirements can be listed on an exchange. OTCBB is also monitored by the SEC, however it does not have as many regulatory requirements as other exchanges.

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