Position Description

Experienced Energy Investment Banking Analyst - Houston
Location TX - Houston
Business Area Investment Banking
Employment Type Full Time
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About Piper Jaffray Investment Banking:

Piper Jaffray is a leading, international middle-market investment bank and institutional securities firm, serving the needs of middle market corporations, private equity groups, public entities and institutional investors. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the firm has additional investment banking offices in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, Boston, and Charlotte. Piper Jaffray investment banking specializes in a variety of financial transactions and focuses on the needs of growth companies in the clean technology and renewables, consumer, financial institutions, health care, diversified industrials & services, technology, media, telecommunications, and business services sectors. Piper Jaffray is one of the premier investment banks focused solely on the middle market. 

About Simmons Energy - A Division of Piper Jaffray:

Simmons Energy was an independent investment bank for over 40 years, and was acquired by Piper Jaffray companies in early 2016. Simmons has built a lasting reputation for specializing in the entire spectrum of the energy industry and continues to do so as the energy-specific branch of a much larger firm. Simmons has acted as financial advisor in over $166 billion of transactions, including 592 merger and acquisitions worth nearly $100 billion. Simmons has a large equity research team with coverage of approximately 130 public energy companies in the integrated oil, oil service, E&P, coal, power, and alternative energy sectors. Simmons has served as co-manager on over $62 billion in public debt and equity offerings. The firm's clients range from small, privately held companies to multi-billion dollar public entities. Consistent with its specialized approach, Simmons recruits high-caliber individuals with the goal of offering a rewarding career to its employees.

We are currently looking to add an experienced Analyst to our Energy Group in our Houston, TX office.

Our Analysts work closely with senior bankers to make a real impact on our clients’ businesses through involvement in all facets of investment banking activities including equity and debt offerings, valuations, private placements, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and strategic advisory work. On a day-to-day basis our analysts:

  • Create financial models
  • Conduct financial valuations
  • Create and maintain industry-specific business development books
  • Conduct industry- and company-specific research
  • Interact with clients and senior bankers

Our environment is collaborative, demanding, fast-paced and entrepreneurial. Our clients are extraordinarily dynamic and our people have what it takes to excel.



We are looking for an Analyst with minimum 1 year of Investment Banking or related finance experience. Energy experience is preferred. Formal training is preferred.

Simmons Energy seeks dedicated and motivated individuals possessing demonstrated academic achievement as well as leadership, organizational and teamwork skills. The ability to create innovative solutions, articulate complex ideas and adapt to a rapidly changing environment is essential. Analysts must be able to work well under pressure and manage multiple projects.


Piper Jaffray and Simmons Energy are equal opportunity employers.

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