• Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Macquarie Group
  • 16 Jan 18

Macquarie Capital - Infrastructure Associate, PPP, London

As an Associate in our team, you will be able to combine typical investment banking tasks with direct principal investing from our balance sheet, as well as be involved in project finance advisory, infrastructure development, and have client interaction

Our London based European Infrastructure Projects and Principal team is noted in the market as the leader in its field working on high profile complex transactions, and we currently have an exciting opportunity for a strong Spanish speaking Associate to join the team.

In addition, not only will you be advising in the preparation of tenders and greenfield transaction documentation and risk allocation (including commercial contracts, such as shareholder agreements, concession agreements D&B and O&M subcontracts) but you will also review project documentation and due diligence materials to identify potential risks and business/project value drivers, engaging professionally and leading third parties, such as industrial partners, due diligence advisors and client representatives.

You will also have the opportunity to analyse, optimise, negotiate and close off financial structures for project finance and infrastructure transactions including complex financial documentation. In addition, you will be involved in investment Macquarie’s balance sheet in in infrastructure projects including greenfield PPPs and brownfield principal investments, including equity tickets in the range of £10m to £500m. You will be able to originate and underwrite debt, equity and hybrid products and provide supervision of complex project finance models, including use of VBA macros.

If you have experience of leading and closing both equity and debt greenfield projects, Public Private and brownfield infrastructure transactions in the transportation, social, health and power generation sectors, and have worked in a comparable organisation– we want to hear from you. You will also need to demonstrate the following:
  • Demonstrated expertise in project finance modelling
  • Detailed knowledge of project finance markets and principles of financial analysis and valuation required
  • Experience in negotiating the full project finance suite of documentation such as funding and equity documents
  • Experience of working on similar transactions in the UK and Europe
  • Bachelors degrees in Engineering, Law, Finance or Economics
  • Fluent spoken and written English and Spanish is essential
  • Strong presentation skills, including Word and PowerPoint
  • Proven business judgement/commercial skills

This opportunity is a Regulated Role: Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) - Approved Person (UK)

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IPP Brochure
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About Us

Macquarie Capital provides advisory and capital raising services to corporate and government clients involved in public mergers and acquisitions, private treaty acquisitions and divestments, debt and equity fund raising and corporate restructuring. It also undertakes principal investing activities globally in support of its client activities.

Advisory activities are divided into industry groups, reflecting key areas of expertise. With staff in 37 offices across 22 locations, Macquarie Capital is a truly global business. A role in the team will expose you to a dynamic working environment and the opportunity to contribute to high-profile transactions whilst working in a business with the best people in the industry.

Macquarie Capital has also received numerous recent awards in the infrastructure sector, including the 2016 PFI Award for the Global Financial Sponsor of the Year, the 2016 IJ Global for the European and African Financial Advisor of the Year, and the Most Innovative Investment Bank in Infrastructure & Project Financing by the FT Banker Awards in June 2014

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