Junior Analyst - Leveraged Loans Funds Junior Analyst - Leveraged Loans Funds …

DELFF Management
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 11 Jul 20
DELFF Management
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 11 Jul 20
DELFF Management Ltd is a London based Asset Management company registered and regulated by the FCA, with €500+ million AuM. We are specialised in European Leveraged Loans and High Yield Corporate bonds. The company is majority owned and managed by its partners, with La Française AM - one of the largest Fund management company in France with €60 Billion AuM - as minority shareholder.

Job description – Junior Analyst / Corporate debt Structurer – Leveraged Loans Funds

The right candidate will have:

  • 1-3-year previous work experience as a credit risk analyst or a debt structurer in a credit fund or the Leveraged Finance group of a bank,
  • structured and / or invested in corporate credit transactions, and
  • expertise in leveraged loans and knowledge of LBO transactions

Additionally, fluency in English and French is essential.

The successful individual will:

Analyse credit & sectors

  • Assess the credit quality of debt issuers: collect and analyse data from companies and other sources for the preparation of internal credit analysis, including review of financial structure and credit documentation;
  • Propose investment opportunities: prepare comprehensive investment recommendations for submission to the Investment Committee and monitor the Credit Approval process.

Monitor the Funds’ investments

  • Review monthly / quarterly reportings and maintain updated financial models on portfolio investments;
  • Make recommendations to the Portfolio Manager on investments in new syndications / secondary trades and on potential disposals of existing investments;
  • Maintain a “shadow portfolio” of potential investment targets.

Support Risk Control and Distribution

  • Help prepare the Funds’ monthly reports;
  • Prepare documents and analysis at the request of the Portfolio Manager for the Board of Directors of the funds;
  • Update and develop analytical tools on risk and liquidity of the portfolio of the funds for the Chief Risk Officer;
  • Provide support to clients and sales team by updating marketing material (pitchbook, presentation).

Structure new corporate debt (direct lending) transactions

  • Analyse deal opportunities;
  • Prepare financial and operational models;
  • Monitor due diligence process;
  • Review legal documentation: term sheet, facility and security documentations;


  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Economics, Finance, Accountancy or Management required
  • Strong credit analysis skills
  • Knowledge of corporate finance and accounting is required
  • Expertise in financial modelling
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Expert Excel skills (macros and VBA)

If you are hardworking, proactive, a team player and want to work in a friendly and entrepreneurial environment please contact Angela (akontos@delff.co.uk).