Baird | Wealth Management, Capital Markets, Private Equity, Investment Banking Offered by Baird

Baird, an independent and employee-owned financial services firm, is seeking student applications for its M&A pitch competition. The competition, scheduled for 3 November 2022, will be a part of a broader workshop that provides students with an opportunity to work alongside experienced investment bankers to gain real-life experience developing an M&A pitch.

Selected students will be invited to spend the day working alongside Baird M&A bankers, putting financial analysis and valuation skills to practice with a real-life M&A pitch. The winning team will be unveiled ahead of the networking event with Baird bankers and students from other top universities across Europe. The pitch competition will take place from 10:00 to 19:00 CET at our Frankfurt office with a subsequent networking event.

In addition, participating students will have the opportunity to:

  • Experience the fast-paced world of mergers & acquisitions;
  • Work alongside other bright students from universities across Europe; and
  • Learn more about Baird, a leading, global investment bank focused on the middle market.

Interested? Please submit your CV and academic transcripts by 2 October 2022. Applications are open to penultimate and final year Bachelor and Master students with a genuine interest in finance, a strong academic performance and fluency in German and English.

If German and English level is not specified in your CV, we will be unable to progress your application. To apply, please submit your academic transcripts with your CV (if uploading multiple files please drag and drop them under the Resume / Cover Letter tab).

Please note that the development of the COVID-19 pandemic is constantly monitored, thus the event may take place virtually based on official measures. For any enquiries, please contact



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