Segments in this Video

Investment Banking Associates: Main Duties and Responsibilities (00:53)


Investment banks sell and buy companies for their clients. Christopher Chammas is responsible for executing his managing director's strategy.

Investment Banking Associates: Career Beginnings (01:37)

Chammas enjoyed working with financial analysis as an intern at a corporate bank in Beirut. He returned to Dubai after the 2008 financial crisis.

Investment Banking Associates: Keys for Success (02:01)

To be successful you need to enjoy analyzing finances, dealing with corporations, and be detail oriented.

Investment Banking Associates: Education and Certification Requirements (02:27)

Chammas elucidates the benefits of working towards a CFA. A sponsor is required to get the series 7 and 63 required courses.

Investment Banking Associates: Workplace Atmosphere (01:40)

Chammas works long hours at a small firm where he is recognized for his accomplishments. He travels a few times a month to a New York branch office.

Investment Banking Associates: Advice for Aspiring Pros (01:02)

Initially an investment banking associate will work long hours learning the job.

Investment Banking Associates: A Day on the Job (01:22)

Chammas describes a day of meetings, client calls, and preparing presentations.

Investment Banking Associates: Industry Goals and Services (02:10)

An investment banker helps a client buy companies, sell companies and raise capital.

Investment Banking Associates: Industry Challenges (01:58)

The internet may eventually make investment banking firms obsolete. Chammas discusses situations where clients seek to reduce previously agreed upon fees.

Investment Banking Associates: Looking at the Future (02:17)

Chammas explains why future investment bankers may play a smaller role in brokering deals.

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Investment Banking Associate—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

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What is it like to be an investment banking associate? In this Career Q&A video interview, Chris Chammas talks about his career path, what he does on the job, and the keys to success as an investment banking associate. He also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.

Length: 18 minutes

Item#: BVL144322

ISBN: 978-1-64198-305-1

Copyright date: ©2017

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