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Associate - Aerospace, Defense and Government Services

New York

This Associate level position, based in New York, represents an exceptional opportunity to join a highly successful and growing Aerospace, Defense and Government Services team who values collegial teamwork and dedication to excellence.

If you can thrive in a fast-paced and challenging work environment and would like to join our success, then we invite you to apply. 

By leveraging our global capabilities, you will apply your 3-5 years of experience in the investment banking banking industry (M&A and capital markets experience valued) to assist our clients in meeting their financial and strategic needs. Experience in Microsoft Office applications, financial modeling and an understanding of financial statements, accounting and finance will be necessary since you will participate in the full execution of advisory, capital raising, principal transactions, and in the pursuit of new business opportunities.

Having strong attention to detail, an exceptional work ethic, as well as time and process management skills will be necessary for this role.

If you are a graduate of a leading national/global college or university and can demonstrate a genuine desire to join a collegial, growing and entrepreneurial team, apply today! Find out more about Macquarie at

The U.S. Aerospace, Defense & Government Services team provides M&A advisory, public and private equity capital raising, and debt capital markets and services to aerospace, defense, and government services clients globally. In the past year, the Aerospace, Defense & Government Services team has executed several landmark transactions across M&A, debt, equity and principal investing.

Examples of notable Aerospace, Defense & Government Services deals include: 

  • Financial advisor to Dovel on its sale to Guidehouse
  • Financial advisor to Alion on its $1.65bn sale to Huntington Ingalls
  • Financial advisor to Abaco on its $1.35bn sale to Ametek
  • Joint bookrunner on Peraton’s $5.3bn acquisition of Pespecta
  • Joint bookrunner on Peraton’s $3.3bn acquisition of Northrop Grumman’s Federal IT and Mission Support Services business
  • Financial advisor to CSRA on its $9.8bn sale to General Dynamics
  • Financial advisor and joint bookrunner on The Carlyle Group’s acquisition of Standard Aero
  • Financial advisor and sole bookrunner on Veritas Capital’s $690m acquisition of Peraton
  • Joint bookrunner on $455m financing for SalientCRGT’s acquisition of Information Innovators, Inc.
  • Financial advisor to Ares and Sotera Defense Solutions on its $235m sale to KeyW
  • Financial advisor and joint bookrunner on Alion Science and Technology’s acquisition of Macaulay-Brown, Inc.
  • Financial Advisor and equity investor to support Liberty Hall’s $135m acquisition of Dunlop Aircraft Tyres

About Macquarie Capital

Macquarie Capital offers global capability in M&A Advisory, Debt and Equity Capital Markets, Principal Finance, and Equity Trading and Research underpinned by deep specialist expertise across a range of sectors. Our people are empowered to think innovatively to address client challenges and originate opportunities, thinking beyond individual transactions to become a trusted adviser and partner over the long haul. From origination to execution, our unique combination of ideas, capital and expertise is transforming opportunity into reality for our clients and partners around the world.

With staff in 35 offices transacting across 31 countries, Macquarie Capital is a truly global business. A role in the team will expose you to a dynamic working environment and the opportunity to contribute to high-profile transactions whilst working in a business with the best people in the industry.

Our COVID-19 policy

The health and wellbeing of our employees is a priority. We continue to focus on providing a safe workplace for our people, our stakeholders and those who visit us, and are committed to contributing to the safety of the communities where we live and work.

In line with evolving health regulations and many of our industry peers, we require all Macquarie employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of full vaccination in order to attend the office and to participate in external meetings and business travel, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and an inclusive workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’, we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, gender identity or any other impermissible criterion or circumstance. Macquarie also takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

We equip our people with the support to work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.


About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 16,000+ employees and offices in 32 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

Find out more at

Job no: MacCap-960561
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: New York
Category: Mid-senior, Mid-level, Corporate Finance / M&A
Group: Macquarie Capital
Recruiter: Maria Norris
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