Investment Banker

March 25, 2019 Glossary

An individual who works in a financial institution that is in the business primarily of raising capital for companies, governments and other entities. Investment bankers may also provide other services to their clients such as mergers and acquisition advice, or advice on specific transactions, such as a spin-off or reorganization. Investment bankers require specific skills - number-crunching ability, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the capacity to work very long and grueling hours.