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We are now working with a blue chip advisory firm based in London.
They are now looking to add a VP to their team to work on debt advisory and capital markets advisory mandates.
The role will provide a great opportunity for candidates seeking to continue a career in leverage finance and/or debt advisory with immediate direct deal involvement and working closely with the very experienced team.
Ideal candidates will be looking outside the constraints of a larger, hierarchical financial institution for an opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial and fast-growing firm, where his/her contribution will be readily apparent every day.
Key responsibilities: This role provides advice to private equity sponsor clients in understanding and achieving their financing objectives:
Lead day to day deal execution, and function as the key contact point for a transaction team, communicating with clients, lawyers, lender universe and other advisers to execute transactions
Develop own relationships with counterparts at clients, lawyers and finance providers
Assistance in developing strategic advice and structuring transactions
Analysis of financial models
Preparation and negotiation of transaction terms
Supervise and train junior personnel
Outstanding academic results in a relevant discipline (minimum 2.1 or 1st obtained from a top-rated university) and an excellent professional record
Minimum 5 years of experience in investment banking, preferably in Leverage Finance, Structured Finance, Credit or Debt Advisory;
Candidates should have extensive asset leverage transaction experience and experience with private equity clients strongly preferable
High degree of intellectual curiosity combined with strong work ethic and self-motivation
Strong quantitative/analytical skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Professional maturity and experience that will enable you to build relationships with senior team members, private equity sponsor clients, lending institutions and other advisors
Ability to prioritise and handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines, working effectively both as an individual and as part of a team
Leadership skills and ability to manage junior team members
Fluency in English essential; an additional European language is useful
Eligible to work in permanent employment in the UK