Descripción de la oferta
The person will focus on managing exposure to companies of the Leveraged Finance Portfolio Belgian, German, Austrian, Swiss, French & UK under the supervision of the Head of Portfolio and Credit Management.
This includes establishing and maintaining regular contact and relationship with portfolio companies' management teams, close credit risk follow-up of portfolio companies and responsibility for regular internal reporting on risk evolution.
It also includes making proposals to sell or buy exposure in the secondary market and to build or release provisions.
Furthermore, it requires close follow-up of portfolio companies with a view to managing interventions at different stages of the portfolio company's further development and identifying new business opportunities.
Regular interventions include a wide range of situations varying from small waiver requests to add-on financings to fund buy and build strategies, recapitalizations or refinancings (including high-yield bonds), post IPO financings, amend-and-extend requests and further buyouts of the company.
Such interventions will often be pro-active and will involve the portfolio manager working in close relationship with the Leveraged Finance Origination team as well as the Coverage, Corporate Finance, Syndication and Rating Advisory teams.
In the context of refinancing or exit situations of his / her portfolio companies he / she will be involved in providing input for answering Requests for Proposals and preparing pitches to the companies and the Private Equity funds and play an active role in writing the credit paper and negotiating credit documentation.
Last important component of the job is to actively manage complex restructuring files, working closely together with legal and other advisors, accountants, the company and private equity sponsor to develop workable restructuring solutions, including inter alia court sanctioned processes and possibly debt / equity swaps, and defend these internally.
It will involve managing difficult situations within (large) lender syndicates comprising bank lenders, funds and loan to own players.
Throughout the role there is regular engagement and interaction with the Risk Department.
Perfil buscado (h / m)
At least 5 years of working experience in Leveraged Finance
Excellent command of English is compulsory, German, French & / or other European languages would be a bonus
Strong analytical and risk assessment skills with an ability to maintain a balance of appropriate risk and reward
Strong communication skills, both verbal and in writing
Ability to work under pressure with short deadlines
Team player with flexible attitude and good communication skills
Willingness to learn, share knowledge and broaden scope
Proficiency with PC applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
Contacto : Manuela Moran Senior Portfolio Management Professional Desde Email
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