Investment banking and corporate finance

VP, Debt Advisory, Blue Chip Firm

We are now working with a blue chip advisory firm based in London. They are now looking to add a VP to their team to work on debt advisory and capital markets advisory mandates. The role will provide a great opportunity for candidates seeking to continue a career in leverage finance and/or debt advisory with immediate direct deal involvement and working closely with the very experienced team. Key responsibilities: This role provides advice to clients in understanding and achieving their debt and financing objectives: • Lead day to day deal execution, and function as the key contact point for a transaction team, communicating with clients, lawyers, lender universe and other advisers to execute transactions • Develop own relationships with counterparts at clients, lawyers and finance providers • Assistance in developing strategic advice and structuring transactions • Analysis of financial models • Preparation and negotiation of transaction terms • Supervise and train junior personnel Requirements: • Outstanding academic results in a relevant discipline (minimum 2.1 or 1st obtained from a top-rated university) and an excellent professional record • Minimum 7 years of experience in investment banking, preferably in Leverage Finance, Structured Finance, Credit or Debt Advisory; • Candidates should have extensive asset leverage transaction experience and experience with private equity clients strongly preferable • High degree of intellectual curiosity combined with strong work ethic and self-motivation • Strong quantitative/analytical skills • Excellent oral and written communication skills • Professional maturity and experience that will enable you to build relationships with senior team members, private equity sponsor clients, lending institutions and other advisors • Ability to prioritise and handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines, working effectively both as an individual and as part of a team • Leadership skills and ability to manage junior team members