Pause
Lecture
Moteur de recherche d'offres d'emploi Crédit Agricole CIB

Leverage Finance Associate


Vacancy details

General information

Entity

About Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (Crédit Agricole CIB)

Crédit Agricole CIB is the corporate and investment banking arm of Credit Agricole Group, the 12th largest banking group worldwide in terms of tier 1 capital (The Banker, July 2021). Nearly 8,600 employees across Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa support the Bank's clients, meeting their financial needs throughout the world. Crédit Agricole CIB offers its large corporate and institutional clients a range of products and services in capital markets activities, investment banking, structured finance, commercial banking and international trade. The Bank is a pioneer in the area of climate finance, and is currently a market leader in this segment with a complete offer for all its clients.


For more information, please visit www.ca-cib.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ca_cib
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/credit-agricole-cib/
  

Reference

2022-69794  

Update date

15/06/2022

Job description

Business type

Types of Jobs - Others

Job title

Leverage Finance Associate

Contract type

Permanent Contract

Job summary

Team and position

Credit Agricole is among world top 10 banking groups. Our NY based Leveraged Finance team is directly responsible for origination and execution of LBOs with leading Private Equity Funds in North America, as well as financings for leveraged (non-investment grade) corporates, across loans and HY bonds.

In addition, the team is also in charge of event driven financings (M&A and IPO related) for Investment Grade clients, and of leveraged / structured financing transactions in the TMT sector, including the current wave of infrastructure flavoured deals (towercos, data centers, fibercos) with Infrastructure Funds, across North America and Latam.

Building on its recent successes, the team is expanding to support strong growth ambitions. We are opening several associate positions.

Client facing role on a growing team, expect immediate onboarding to live transactions.

 

Title

Associate, or Senior Associate (depending on experience)

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the more senior team members in origination, structuring and execution of transactions for Corporate and Sponsor clients within the leveraged, acquisition finance and TMT space.
  • Identify financing solutions for clients across debt capital markets including bank, institutional Term Loan B and secured and unsecured high yield bond markets.
  • Contribute to internal and external deal processes with respect to deal documentation, credit and underwriting approvals.
  • Preparation of marketing materials and pitch books for sponsor and corporate clients.
  • Monitor and help team evaluate primary and secondary capital market developments; manage assimilation of related intelligence for preparation of client ready market updates / guidance discussions
  • Thorough due diligence, financial and cash flow modelling, preparation of credit requests and financial analysis.
  • Training and mentoring junior staff within the team (analysts, US associates, trainees).
  • Prepare capital structure analysis for new and existing clients / situations, including analysis of comparable transactions, ratings analysis, and evaluating market data.
  • Liaise with other teams internally, including interest & FX hedging, liability management, securitization, ECM, M&A, as well as coverage, credit and legal as necessary on new and existing transactions and client relationship management.
  • Exposure to all stages of transactions, including negotiation and execution of term sheets, commitment documents and credit documents in liaison with internal and external legal counsel. Support to syndication/sales team for distribution.
  • Monitor the existing client loan portfolio for credit quality / financial performance and potential new transaction and refinancing opportunities.

Position location

Geographical area

America, United States Of America

City

NEW YORK

Candidate criteria

Minimal education level

Bachelor Degree / BSc Degree or equivalent

Academic qualification / Speciality

Relevant academic background (BA/BS degree with economics/finance coursework, or masters degree – Msc Finance or MBA).

Level of minimal experience

3-5 years

Experience

Ideally 2-3 year experience in a similar leveraged finance origination and execution environment, direct HY experience and/or TMT vertical experience will be particularly valued.

Required skills

Skills:

  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills
  • Prior experience in building cash-flow models, in financial analysis and corporate strategy
  • Team player, prior experience working as part of deal teams
  • Reliability, attention to detail and quality outputs, ability to work against deadlines in a demanding environment
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • MS Office suite proficiency (modelling with Excel, pitches with Powerpoint), Bloomberg experience a strong positive
  • Fluency in a second language (in particular Portuguese, Spanish, or French) is a positive.