Associate Director – Leveraged Finance

Last updated 3 days ago
Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time

End Date

Wednesday 21 October 2020

Salary Range

£76,448 - £101,930

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Job Description Summary

As an Associate Director in our Leveraged Finance team, you will contribute to the team’s overall business plan and strategy – executing structured debt transactions for private equity-owned and sub-investment grade corporate clients across all market segments. You will play an integral leadership role as part of the deal team in executing transactions, both guiding Analysts and Associates and supporting senior leaders and stakeholders. The role includes supporting across all stages of a transaction from originating, preparing and presenting pitching materials, undertaking financial and credit analysis (including formulation of financial models), preparing and presenting materials for internal approvals and supporting the negotiation of legal documentation and deal execution. As part of the Large-Cap team, you will support clients via utilisation of Lloyds’ balance sheet, as well as leading and supporting on the provision of syndicated loan and high yield bond products.

Job Description

Our Commercial Banking division has a rich heritage of supporting businesses and the economic prosperity of the nation. Primarily focused on UK businesses and those with strong links to the UK. We provide customers with the support they need to help them grow, manage risk and improve efficiency.

Commercial Banking provides support to corporate clients through the provision of core banking products, such as lending, deposits and transaction banking services. Whilst also offering clients expertise in capital markets (private placements, bonds and syndicated loans), financial markets (foreign exchange, interest rate management, money market and credit) and private equity. This enables us to meet the varying and sometimes complex needs of all types of corporate clients.

As an Associate Director in our Leveraged Finance team, you will contribute to the team’s overall business plan and strategy – executing structured debt transactions for private equity-owned and sub-investment grade corporate clients across all market segments. You will play an integral leadership role as part of the deal team in executing transactions, both guiding Analysts and Associates and supporting senior leaders and stakeholders. The role includes supporting across all stages of a transaction from originating, preparing and presenting pitching materials, undertaking financial and credit analysis (including formulation of financial models), preparing and presenting materials for internal approvals and supporting the negotiation of legal documentation and deal execution. As part of the Large-Cap team, you will support clients via utilisation of Lloyds’ balance sheet, as well as leading and supporting on the provision of syndicated loan and high yield bond products.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Origination of leveraged debt transactions for private equity owned and sub-investment grade corporate clients
  • Preparation and presentation of marketing materials for clients, including project managing to support other product areas
  • Preparation and presentation of internal deal committee applications and reports
  • Execution of transactions, ensuring alignment with internal stakeholders and product partners, ensuring that products are appropriately structured and priced and that activity is aligned to the goals and values of the Group
  • Managing the documentation and due diligence process for transactions
  • Research future opportunities, analysing complex data to support client interaction and product offering
  • Establishing and supporting senior colleagues with building and maintaining a growing network of internal stakeholders and external market relationships to originate transactions
  • Undertake the role in accordance with the requirements of the company's Regulators, including FCA's Principles for Business

Requirements

  • Strong credit and financial analysis skills, including the ability to build and utilise complex financial models (strong MS Office skills are required)
  • Knowledge of the leverage finance sector, ideally 4-5 years of experience
  • Evidence of relevant execution experience with a proven track record of consistent performance
  • Ability to establish relationships with clients and advisors in order to originate new business, ideally with an existing network in place
  • Strong writing and presentation skills and ability to communicate effectively at all levels and across different audiences
  • Demonstrable high levels of attention to detail, numeracy and accuracy
  • Familiarity and ability to deal with complex financial models (strong Excel skills are required)
  • Knowledge of the regulatory and compliance requirements
  • Self-directed, highly motivated and able to work independently and as part of a wider team

We are dedicated to giving you opportunities and support to develop you both professionally and personally to optimise your potential.

As a new colleague of Lloyds Banking Group, you’ll join us on our journey to build a 21st century bank that reflects modern Britain and build an inclusive culture where all colleagues feel welcomed and valued.

Together we make it possible. To find out more, click here www.lloydsbankinggroup.com/careers

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At Lloyds Banking Group, we're driven by a clear purpose; to help Britain prosper. Across the Group, our colleagues are focused on making a difference to customers, businesses and communities. With us you'll have a key role to play in shaping the financial services of the future, whilst the scale and reach of our Group means you'll have many opportunities to learn, grow and develop.

We're focused on creating a values-led culture and are committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve. Together we’re building a truly inclusive workplace where all of our colleagues have the opportunity to make a real difference.