Investment Banking Associate Investment Banking Associate …

in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Sep 20
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Sep 20
Investment Banking Associate
Global Structured Finance covers Securitization, Project & Infrastructure Finance and Transportation. We execute transactions for corporate, financial and sponsor clients in various formats, including in the bank loan market as well as institutional capital markets (Reg S/144A, private placement bond and institutional loans). Our business also owns a securitized lending and project & infrastructure lending program which we use to originate, underwrite and participate in financings for select clients across the Asia-Pacific region.
Within our Securitization business, we focus on the origination and structuring of securitization transactions across a variety of different sectors, with a heavy focus on specialty finance and fintech companies across the region. In our Project & Infrastructure Finance business, we work with corporate and sponsor owners of infrastructure assets across the power, oil & gas, transportation infrastructure sectors. We develop and improve financing structures that provide value-add for asset owners often increasing project returns by extending duration, optimising leverage and amortization profiles, then advise on the most efficient market of execution to implement the structure.
Our transactions generally involve a material level of structuring which considers credit/ratings, hedging, accounting, tax and regulatory capital considerations to deliver value-added asset based financing solutions to clients.Our team members develop strong quantitative (including modelling), credit, sector, legal structuring skills and are involved from a junior level in client and investor engagement. Key geographies of focus include Korea, Greater China, South East Asia and Australia.Similar to other capital markets businesses, we work closely with coverage and industry bankers as well as with investor sales and coverage teams.
The Associate working within the team will be required to:
  • Prepare client presentation materials
  • Compile, analyse and assimilate financial information
  • Be proficient at working with financial models
  • Prepare internal credit applications/memos
  • Become familiar with the standard fixed income offering processes and asset based deal execution principles and processes
  • Become familiar with asset based structuring and rating principles
  • Play a fundamental role in deal origination and execution, particularly (but not only) in respect of Korean clients
  • Be confident and mature enough to interact with clients and transaction 3rd parties with guidance from seniors
  • Understand the concepts of the global financial markets, and how this impacts advice we provide clients
To excel in this role, you must be a results-oriented, numerate individual with strong written and oral communications skills and attention to detail. More importantly, you must have a strong desire to develop a sound understanding of the industry and the environment.
You are expected to have the confidence and credibility to build relationships with clients and investors using your communication skills and demonstrated knowledge. You also need to exhibit flexibility, adaptability, and resilience to work in a challenging environment, and can work under pressure on multiple projects.
Finally, even though we work hard and face challenges, we enjoy what we do and enjoy working as a team- therefore it is important that you have a good attitude and sense of humour!
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Strong English and Korean language skills
  • Competent Word, Power Point and Excel skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn, initiative and self-starter attitude
  • Strong teamwork
  • Time management and multi-tasking

Grade :All Job Level - All Job FunctionsAll Job Level - All Job Functions - HK
Time Type :Full time
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