Director - Leveraged Finance, IG and EM Corporate Coverage

Recruiter
Michael Page Banking and Financial Services
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
12 May 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Exciting opportunity to join a leading financial services firm as their Director - Leveraged Finance, IG and EM Corporate Coverage, based in London

Client Details

Our client is a leading financial services firm

Description

Exciting opportunity to join a leading financial services firm as their Director - Leveraged Finance, IG and EM Corporate Coverage, based in London

The role:

  • The candidate will be responsible for managing and developing the Firm's relationships with origination, syndication and rating advisory bankers in London and Europe with a focus on developing new ratings in High Yield Bonds and Leveraged Loans.
  • Lead responsibility for a portfolio of key bank contacts in Leveraged Finance, Debt Capital Markets, Syndicate, etc.
  • Maintaining constant awareness of debt market conditions/trends across the Leveraged Finance and Investment Grade markets and, how or where these may impact Rating Agencies and the Firm's new business initiatives
  • In addition, the team is also responsible for raising the profile of the Firm and manages the relationships and exposure with industry bodies and event organisers such as the Euromoney, LMA, AFME, BVCA and any other professional body deemed relevant which influences the banking, private equity and investor community such as corporate banking lawyers etc.
  • The individual will work closely with all Corporate Finance analytical teams in EMEA to prioritise and execute on outreach activities to promote the Firm's brand, capabilities and research. They will also help to ensure that senior analytical representatives are interacting on a regular basis with senior bankers across the key institutions.
  • The candidate will also liaise frequently with other colleagues in London and counterparts in New York and around the EMEA office network to coordinate market interaction.
  • This leadership role requires the candidate to work within an ever-changing and dynamic business environment. The candidate must be enthusiastic, a team player and have a can do positive attitude.
  • The role may involve some European based travel.

Profile

Exciting opportunity to join a leading financial services firm as their Director - Leveraged Finance, IG and EM Corporate Coverage, based in London

The candidate:

  • Motivation and enthusiasm to lead an experienced and growing team to help originate and deliver increased mandate flow
  • A background in leveraged finance and/or debt capital markets and an established network within the Banking community, particularly Leveraged Loan and HY bond syndicate would be preferred
  • Strong people skills to manage/lead/coach the team as well as liaising with internal colleagues and external market relationships
  • Experience of DCM and Corporate Finance necessary
  • Knowledge of credit analysis process
  • University degree, preferably in a business-related discipline
  • Other professional or business qualification (eg. Master's degree, MBA) an advantage
  • Strong marketing and interpersonal skills are a pre-requisite with a successful track record of developing commercial relationships and opportunities
  • Highly developed communication and presentation skills, verbal and written - be able to speak confidently at events
  • A proven track record and ability to persuade and negotiate effectively with resistant counterparties

Job Offer

The package will be competitive


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