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Associate Direct Leveraged Finance

Company: NPAworldwide Recruitment Network
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 44056 Title: Associate Direct Leveraged Finance Job Location: Chicago, Illinois - United States Employment Type: Salary: $75,000.00 - $105,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide Relocation Paid?: Negotiable WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY? Associate Direct Leveraged Finance Our Private Credit Fund Firm client is a fast growing direct leveraged lender to private equity-owned companies with an emphasis on companies with $50MM EBITDA and below. It has a significant amount of committed capital and closed hundreds of direct transactions over the past several years. Additionally, our client firm has been lead or co-lead on the vast majority of their closed transactions. It largely but not exclusively focuses senior financing opportunities up to $500MM with the hold size varying from $20MM to $160MM. It also completes and directs investments deeper into the capital structure including Unitranche, mezzanine, second lien, and equity co-investments. JOB DESCRIPTION

CRITICAL DUTIES, TASKS AND ACCOUNTABILITIES Associate Direct Leveraged Finance An instrumental member of a deal origination, transaction execution, and portfolio administration team accountable for delivering corporate finance solutions to companies owned or being acquired by Private Equity firms or non-Private Equity sponsored investment entities. Collaborate with financial intermediaries, Private Equity Groups, and current or prospective borrowers.

  • An active participant in relationship management and active sales calls and marketing efforts in conjunction with Senior Originators and P.E. sponsor Business Development Officers.
  • Underwrite new leveraged debt transactions; primarily sole lender, agented, and club deals.
  • Complete the closing of new transactions, including exposure and engagement in the negotiation and review of legal documentation and intercreditor agreements.
  • Fully engaged in key Portfolio management activities including the capability or potential to function as the lead relationship manager in an Agent role. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & CAPACITIES Associate Direct Leveraged Finance
  • Bachelor degree in Economics, Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Business Analytics, or related disciplines.
  • Adequate work experience required.
  • Strongly preferred experience in one bot not all of the following areas:
  • Big 4 or upper tier accounting /consulting firm transaction advisory services, valuations or audit/assurance.
  • Investment Banking corporate finance analyst program.
  • Leveraged Finance.
  • Commercial lending credit training and experience in corporate loan underwriting and portfolio management.
  • Other applicable deal transaction experience.
  • Intellectually motivated by an entrepreneurial and deal driven environment.
  • Robust financial analysis, research and business due diligence skills.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills.
  • Working experience of finance & accounting, corporate finance concepts and methodologies.
  • Self-motivated with a history of meeting and preferably exceeding goals.
  • Robust analytical and written communication skills.
  • Deeply skillful with financial modeling. Education:
    University - Bachelor`s Degree/3-4 Year Degree

Keywords: NPAworldwide Recruitment Network, Chicago , Associate Direct Leveraged Finance, Accounting, Auditing , Chicago, Illinois

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