Director - Distressed Debt Asset Manager - Emerging Markets

  • benefits + bonus
  • Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Page Executive
  • 07 Nov 17 2017-11-07

Exciting opportunity to join an established financial markets arm of a global corporate as their first Director - Distressed Debt Asset Manager - Emerging Markets, based in Geneva.

Our client is a global corporate with strong links to agriculture and commodities. The role is in their financial markets business.

Description

Exciting opportunity to join an established financial markets arm of a global corporate as their first Director - Distressed Debt Asset Manager - Emerging Markets, based in Geneva.

Candidate will need to have sufficient experience to evaluate potential deals (already identified) and guide support / compliance group. The candidate will be responsible for developing the new activity with the existing team

International experience required, especially for bankruptcy laws (emerging markets : Brazil, Russia, India - And Europe /US)

The role will only focus on financial distressed assets (no property,...)

Main responsibilities:

  • Manage portfolio of Financial Distressed Assets - bonds, loans,bridge financing (excluding fixed assets or equities investments.)
  • Originate DA transactions and plan for exit strategies.
  • Setting up of DA risk management framework
  • Building a robust valuation model.

Success will be measured by:

  • Profitability of DA product line: Achieving ROIC target.
  • Timing : Being invested in an environment that is ripe for DA deals and divested when environment is unfavourable for DA

Job will requires frequent business trips to build internal network, and perform due diligence of DA transaction

Profile

Exciting opportunity to join an established financial markets arm of a global corporate as their first Director - Distressed Debt Asset Manager - Emerging Markets, based in Geneva.

Experience required:

  • 10 years+ Distressed Assets portfolio management with an Investment Bank, Hedge Fund or Asset manager.

Qualifications required:

  • Work in multicultural environment
  • Self starter/entrepreneurial
  • Good track record in risk management
  • Capable of managing deals from inception to liquidation, inclusive of admin, valuation, legal.

Job Offer

The package will be excellent