Purpose of the position
Originate corporate lending assets and manage the Bank’s lending portfolio
Your primary duties & responsibilities
Expand the portfolio of corporate lending assets, mainly European and US syndicated LBO loans;
Originate lending opportunities in both primary and secondary loan markets;
Act as the deal principal and assume a lead role in executing and monitoring transactions (e.g. credit applications, financial models, loan documentation, internal memos and briefing materials);
Build and maintain trusted relationships with large and relevant banks with sizeable syndication and secondary market trading activities, and functioning as the prime contact for all lending related transaction aspects (i.
e. negotiate transaction terms and obtain access to information and market intelligence).
Follow closely the developments in the syndicated loan and high yield bond markets;
Manage the asset portfolio (e.g. performance of individual assets, sector & country diversification and credit rating profile);
Liaise with internal departments : Risk Management (e.g. asset performance and credit process), Global Markets (e.g. liquidity, interest rate risks, and currency exposure), and Credit Administration (e.
Master degree in Finance, Economics, Business Administration or similar subject;
Minimum 8 years of experience in similar role / function;
Excellent knowledge of financial products, credit analysis, capital structuring, and credit rating methodologies;
Excellent knowledge and understanding of the syndicated (leveraged) loan and high yield bond markets;
Strong analytical skills;
Team-player with result-driven personality;
Excellent communication, negotiation, and problem solving skills;
Fluency in English. Other languages are considered an advantage.