Vice President - Private Credit - Buyside $$ Vice President - Private Credit - Buyside $$ …

Paragon Executive
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 02 Aug 21
Very Competitive
Paragon Executive
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 02 Aug 21
Very Competitive
Our client a leading and global Financial Services firm with a international footprint is currenlty looking to hire a talented and dynamic VP of Credit, to join its leading and growing buyside illquid credit business.

Corporate Grade: Vice President                

This investment business invest capital into a variety of credit assets including direct loans, mezzanine debt and preferred equity on an opportunistic basis with the goal of generating attractive risk-adjusted returns. 


Overall purpose of role

This growing team is in search of an VP-level candidate to join as a buy-side credit investment professional, reporting directly to the business head/ portfolio manager. Responsibilities include underwriting, structuring and monitoring investments in the portfolio in collaboration with other senior members of the team.

Key Accountabilities

             Responsible for the following:

  • Participate in the origination and screening process for new investments
  • Ownership of all aspects of the diligence/underwriting process for new investments
  • Structuring transactions to protect against identified investment risks, and negotiating terms with Borrowers/ Sponsors
  • Responsible for monitoring all investments
  • Lead role in any restructuring/work-out

Person Specification

Seeking a self-motivated and intellectually curious individual seeking experience on the buy-side.  Candidate will need to thrive in a collaborative, team-oriented environment.  The ideal candidate will seek out and benefit from regular interactions with senior members of the team but will have the capability to independently lead transaction diligence and develop thoughtfully researched investment recommendations.


Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 to 8 years of buy-side credit investing or Investment Banking experience
  • Experience covering 1 or more industry verticals
  • Broad credit knowledge/background – understanding of structuring, valuation, EBITDA analysis and other credit fundamentals
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with various senior professionals internally and externally
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment
  • Strong financial analysis/modelling experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Broad investing background with specific experience in illiquid credit investments/direct lending

To discuss this outstanding and exciting opportunity further, please contact either

Colin Mc Ghee or Melissa Lam for a private & confidential conversation.



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