2024 APAC Long Internship – Investment Banking – M&A – Hong Kong

October 26, 2023

2024 APAC Long Internship – Investment Banking – M&A – Hong Kong


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  • HK-Hong Kong (HK)-Hong Kong
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As the leading European Union bank, and one of the world’s largest financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence in the region since 1860, BNP Paribas offers a wide range of financial services for corporate, institutional and private investors spanning corporate and institutional banking, wealth management, asset management and insurance. 

We passionately embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where all employees are valued and encourage applicants of all backgrounds, including diversity of origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion applicants who may be living with a disability. We have a number of internal employee networks in place to empower our staff to act and challenge the status quo.

BNP Paribas PRIDE is highly active in favour of the LGBTQIA+ community
BNP Paribas MixCity which fosters better representation of women at all levels of the organization
Ability, the mutual aid network for employees with a disability or a disabling or chronic illness
BNP Paribas CulturAll which celebrates diverse backgrounds

BNP is committed to financing a carbon-neutral economy by 2050. The Group is a founding member of the Net-Zero Banking Alliance and has set up its own Low Carbon Transition Group to support its clients through their energy transitions.


More information 
BNP Paribas – Diversity & Inclusion Journey
BNP Paribas – The Bank Of Green Changes

Award Obtained
BNPP has won Top employer Europe award in a 10th consecutive year

2024 APAC Long Internship – Investment Banking – M&A – Hong Kong

Our 6-month internship programme will provide you with training and dedicated support as you develop an in-depth knowledge of specific areas of the banking sector. During your time with us you will shadow our teams of industry leading specialists which will give you close exposure to the business. Most importantly you will gain an understanding of your own skills and the future direction you wish to take.

For:    Third or penultimate year undergraduates in any disciplines from a recognized university
Duration:    6 months
Start date:    January – June 2024

We encourage you to apply for your program of choice as soon as possible, as we recruit on a rolling basis and may close applications before the advertised date, if all vacancies are filled.

Who can apply?

To be considered for the placement, you will:

  • Apply as a third or penultimate year undergraduate in any discipline; 
  • On track for a GPA of 3.3 out of 4.0 or above (or equivalent) in any discipline; 
  • Be available to work as full time from January to June 2024; 
  • Have to be fluent in spoken and written English; and 

What you will do?
Provide support in origination and execution of M&A deals across Asia:

1. Provide support in origination and assessment of M&A opportunities

  • Prepare pitch books or other presentation materials for use in client meetings
  • Perform research of targeted industries/ companies
  • Analyse financial information/ data and perform valuation analysis
  • Maintain various databases, credentials, model templates

2. Provide support in M&A deal execution 

  • Participate in all stages of transaction executions
  • Coordinate and maintain communications with clients and/or other professional parties
  • Assist in document preparation, e.g. teasers, information memorandum, management presentations, board presentations
  • Build financial models/ valuation analysis; 
  • Assist in due diligence and relevant analysis
  • Support in various relevant internal procedures (e.g. compliance checks, mandate committee approvals, filings)


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in accounting and finance related disciplines 
  • Solid quantitative skills and accounting and finance knowledge 
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills in English and Mandarin 
  • Meticulous attention to detail 
  • Ability to multi-task, manage change and complexity with confidence under time pressure 
  • Good team player with strong interpersonal skills 
  • Highly motivated and results-driven 
  • A genuine interest in Corporate Finance/ M&A and willingness to learn 
  • Proficiency with software and tools commonly used in investment banking 
  • Prior internship within investment banking industry is an advantage