Knowledge Analyst - Mergers & Acquisitions

Industry: Professional Services

Job Family: Consulting

22 Jan, 2023


Full Time


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Boston Consulting Group - BCG



As a Knowledge Analyst within BCG's Transactions & Integrations (TI) practice, you will work in a growing global team providing quantitative and qualitative insights and expertise on Transactions/M&A and other Corporate Finance as well as Integrations/PMI and Separations/Carve-out topics. You will be working together with BCG case and proposal teams to deliver customized knowledge assets, analyses, and expert advisory.

In addition, you will support the TI topic team – with guidance from senior colleagues – in developing intellectual property & knowledge assets and managing content on internal BCG websites, ensuring availability of latest, high-quality content. You will also support business development and go-to-market efforts of the Transaction & Integration Excellence business, as opportunities arise, contributing research and analyses to marketing efforts.

The Transactions & Integrations business is one of BCG’s largest topics and fastest growing practices. With more than 300 M&A, transactions, and post-merger integration professionals worldwide, we help both corporate and private equity clients execute deals efficiently and, more important, maximize value creation. Over the past ten years, we have supported more than 7,000 transactions with a market value of more than $5 trillion. Our practice supports businesses with end-to-end transaction excellence, including strategic decision making in mergers and acquisitions, preparing and executing divestitures and joint ventures, supporting IPOs and spinoffs, and creating winning strategies for post-merger integration. We support our clients to create value from transactions, from beginning to the end. TIE interfaces closely with industry and other functional practices and has an important mandate with respect to content development, go-to-market, team building, and marketing.


Applying M&A/corporate finance expertise when contributing to building and deploying a product/tool/data, taking different client contexts into account Working collaboratively and effectively in a group dynamic often virtual, proficient in agile ways of working Communicating with senior stakeholders, being credible and proactive Framing, structuring, and sharing intellectual property, with the ability to write clearly and concisely Working creatively and analytically in a time-limited, problem-solving environment Flexibility and bring a curious and creative mindset, open for new things and able to propose innovative ideas Ability to navigate complexity and ambiguity Interacting with internal and external stakeholders while working in a global collaborative team environment


1-2 years of relevant work experience required Bachelor's degree required; advanced degree preferred 1+ years of relevant experience in Transactions/M&A, Corporate Finance, Deal Advisory, Integrations/PMI, Separations/Carve-outs and/or similar topics required Fluency in English and French; additional languages are a plus


As a Knowledge Analyst you will collaborate with global topic leads and colleagues across BCG to bring expertise and capabilities to the service of our internal and external clients. Our team is made up of a diverse pool of knowledge positions that allow us to pursue exciting, innovative knowledge careers. The Transactions & Integrations knowledge team is comprised of more than 20 analysts globally and deeply embedded in client work as well as the development of publications, IP and tools for the practice area.


The Knowledge Team (KT) is a group of functional and/or industry experts leveraging deep domain knowledge to enable insight for case teams and clients. KT members are affiliated to BCG Practice Areas, plugged into the strategic agenda and building and deploying leading edge IP data tools/assets to deliver insight.