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DPP is an equal opportunity employer that is consistently seeking to add analytically driven, high-integrity individuals to its team of professionals. As a 100% employee owned firm, all our employees are incentivized to provide the highest level of attention and responsiveness to our clients, partners, and fellow teammates.

Looking for a challenging career that puts a strong emphasis on continuous improvement?


At DPP, we provide opportunities to work directly with senior investment bankers on active transactions and encourage consistent higher learning, helping you build your skillsets while allowing for meaningful growth opportunities within our organization.

To learn more, please e-mail Nick Diehl: ndiehl@donnellypenman.com

ASSOCIATE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performing company and industry research

  • Creating detailed financial analyses

  • Assisting in the preparation of merger and acquisition transaction materials, such as confidential information memorandums and management presentations

  • Assisting in the execution of capital raising transactions, including the drafting of private placement memorandums

  • Preparing due diligence materials, including the management of virtual data rooms

  • Assisting in the drafting, analysis and negotiation of indications of interest and letters of intent for both sell-side and buy-side transactions

  • Reviewing acquisition documents, including purchase agreements

  • Supporting other transaction-related activities as needed

ASSOCIATE REQUIREMENTS

  • Two to four years of work experience in investment banking, valuation advisory, financial consulting, accounting, or turnaround management

  • Undergraduate degree in finance, accounting or other business discipline

  • Extensive financial modeling and valuation experience

  • Results oriented with a high level of integrity

  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail

  • Outstanding written and oral communications skills

INTERNSHIPS

Internships are often the first step into corporate culture, a first glimpse into life after graduation. At DPP, we have invested in our internship program over the years in order to provide students the opportunity to develop skills vital to a successful career and work directly with our team of experts to learn teamwork and communication.

INTERN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Completing intern work plan (see below)

  • Performing various financial modeling exercises to refine skillsets

  • Participating in client conference calls and meetings, as appropriate

  • Performing company and industry research

  • Assisting investment bankers in the various aspects of preparation of merger and acquisition transaction materials, as needed

  • Researching potential partners and buyers for various M&A transactions, as needed

  • Preparing due diligence materials, including the management of virtual data rooms

  • Supporting other transaction-related activities as needed

INTERNSHIP REQUIREMENTS

  • Exceptional academic record at a top university

  • Pursuing undergraduate degree in finance, accounting or other business discipline

  • Strong interest in investment banking and global markets

  • Prior financial modeling and valuation experience

  • Results oriented with a high level of integrity

  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail

  • Outstanding written and oral communications skills

INTERESTED IN AN INTERNSHIP?

Click here to learn more about DPP's Internship Work Plan

DPP's
2017 INTERN CLASS

Amar Amin

Michigan State University

Mark Blinstrub

University of Pennsylvania

Joe Diehl

University of Michigan

Alex Grimm

Lake Forest College

Greg Nelson

Michigan State University

Peter O’Shea

Fordham Gabelli School

Shawn Spezia

University of Detroit Mercy

Andrew Wright

DePauw University

VIEW PAST INTERNS

John X. Bernard

University of Notre Dame

Christopher H. Buhler

Miami University

Nick Diehl

University of Michigan

John C. Donnelly

John Carroll University

Lewis C. Fox

Miami University

Alec M. Harris

Indiana University

Holly G. Hedemark

University of Detroit Mercy

Sean Hickey

Loyola University

Peter B. Hull

Colorado State University

Timothy P. Kellett

University of Michigan

John D. Lewis

Michigan State University

Nolen M. Masserman

Michigan State University

Nolan Monforton

University of Michigan

Elizabeth G. Penman

Miami University

Wade K. Penman

University of Michigan

Spiro J. Pliakos

University of Detroit Mercy

Jim Roney

University of Michigan

Jack Rouse

Miami University

Christopher J. Scagnetti

University of Detroit Mercy

Bret C. Shrader

Central Michigan University

Alexander J. Verwilst

Michigan State University

John H. Whitney

University of Michigan

Jason S. Xiahou

University of Pennsylvania