Structuring Analyst Structuring Analyst …

Symbiotics UK Limited
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 16 Jun 21
30,000-40,000
Symbiotics UK Limited
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 16 Jun 21
30,000-40,000
Posted by:
Deborah Kestener • Recruiter
Posted by:
Deborah Kestener
Recruiter
Symbiotics has sponsored a bond issuance programme -- in our niche market of frontier and emerging market investments with a social impact dimension -- with currently about 120 transactions and USD 1bn outstanding. Our transactions are mainly loan participation notes with emerging and frontier market borrowers as underlying obligors.

About us
Symbiotics is the leading market access platform for impact investing in emerging and frontier markets, offering market research, investment advisory and asset management services. We are regulated by FINMA, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority and our daughter company Symbiotics (UK) Ltd has an investment firm license from the FCA in the UK. Symbiotics currently employs 160 people and is headquartered in Geneva, with further offices in Zurich, London, Amsterdam, Paris, Mexico City, Singapore and Cape Town. Since 2004, we have invested over USD 5bn in more than 400 microfinance institutions across around 80 emerging and frontier markets, working with more than 30 investment funds and many institutional investors.

We are a fast-growing, market-leading company, offering a dynamic work environment in the growing impact investment space. Our people are our biggest competitive advantage.

We believe that in order to recruit the best professionals all applications must be reviewed equally. For this reason, we will not require personal data such as photos, date of birth or gender to be included on CV applications.

 

Symbiotics has sponsored a bond issuance programme -- in our niche market of frontier and emerging market investments with a social impact dimension -- with currently about 120 transactions and USD 1bn outstanding. Our transactions are mainly loan participation notes with emerging and frontier market borrowers as underlying obligors.

 

Who we are looking for
You are a Structuring Analyst, based in London, who will be working on both new bond issuances (legal documentation and transaction management) as well as ongoing aspects of such bond transactions (amendment and modifications).

 

Job description
You will provide assistance in financial and legal structuring bond transactions:

  • Transaction management in relation to bond issuances (liaise internally with transaction sponsors as well as with external service providers)
  • Drafting of term-sheets
  • Drafting of legal documentation (prospectus / final terms / loan agreement / other transaction documents) with the assistance of external legal counsel where required
  • Verification of conditions precedent

You will support ongoing aspects of existing bond transactions (currently about USD 1bn outstanding / 120 transactions):

  • Process amendment requests and update transaction documents as required / draft investor notifications;
  • Back-up in settlement process (FCA registration - CF30 optional)

You will also participate in ad-hoc projects.

 

Requirements
We are looking for a dynamic person who is sales oriented, autonomous, and able to work in a dynamic and challenging environment.

More specifically, you have the following skills and competencies:

Required:

  • You are highly motivated, well-organised with a strong work ethic and a high degree of integrity
  • You are able to work independently
  • You possess a degree or equivalent qualification/experience in relevant field (law/finance), experience in financial or legal / paralegal environment (including drafting of transaction documents)
  • You have a strong interest and/or experience in financing transactions in emerging & developing markets
  • You have strong computer skills, with proficiency in Excel, Word and Power Point
  • Valid work permit for the UK is required

Desirable:

  • You have experience in drafting legal documents, ideally in context of capital market transactions
  • You have experience in cross-border lending from a legal / structuring perspective, ideally to financial intermediaries and/or project finance
  • You understand of fixed income capital markets
  • You have experience within the emerging and frontier market / impact finance / microfinance sector
  • You are able to work comfortably in French and/or Spanish
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