1 October 2014
Associate, IBD, Corporate Lending, Leveraged Loans – NYC (Job ID 045757)
The opportunity to join the Credit Suisse Corporate Lending team at the Associate level. Credit Suisse is one of the leading global arrangers of leveraged loans and consistently ranks on the top of the US league tables. Our experience, knowledge and commitment to serving the interests of our investors and clients make Credit Suisse’s Corporate Lending team the most innovative and insightful in the industry. Our team works with CS’s capital markets desk and coverage investment bankers to arrange and syndicate multi-million/billion dollar bank loans. Specifically, the team plays a key role in structuring, negotiating, documenting and executing loan transactions. In active negotiations, the Corporate Lending team bridges the interests of the investors who purchase loans with the needs of our corporate and sponsor clients. A career in Corporate Lending is ideal for anyone wanting client facing negotiations, product specialization and detail oriented analysis.
As a member of the team you will:
- Be exposed to the syndicated loan markets
- Work with senior bankers as they work to arrange, structure and document Credit Suisse lead loan transactions
- Help cover the firm’s existing bank loan portfolio to address client needs and conduct portfolio analysis
The position requires a bright and dynamic professional to work in strong partnership with coverage, product and credit teams.
Interested candidates must have a degree from a four-year college or university, preferably with relevant coursework in finance or economics. Credit Suisse is noted for the diversity of its employees while at the same time seeking candidates with a common set of abilities – highly motivated and creative individuals who have demonstrated academic achievement and have the ability to work independently and as a member of a team. The ideal candidate is fundamentally interested in the workings of the market and also likes to work in an investment banking and capital markets culture.
In addition, the candidate must have:
- Two to three years of relevant experience
- Credit training and lending experience
- Excellent quantitative and analytical skills
- Strong attention to detail
- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with clients (both in writing and orally)
- Financial modeling proficiency
- Knowledgeable about the fundamentals of credit agreements and related documents also a plus
As one of the world’s leading financial service groups, Credit Suisse provides its clients with investment banking, private banking and asset management services worldwide. Founded in 1856, Credit Suisse has a long tradition of meeting the complex financial needs of a wide range of clients, offering advisory services, comprehensive solutions and innovative products to companies, institutional clients and high net-worth private clients globally. The Credit Suisse Group is active in over 50 countries and employs approximately 40,000 people. Further information can be found at www.credit-suisse.com.
Cultural diversity is essential to our success. As such, we employ people from more than 100 countries. Credit Suisse empowers employees to work openly and respectfully with each other and with clients, ultimately striving to deliver superior results while offering initiatives and programs to assist employees achieve a healthy work-life balance.
Credit Suisse is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of any protected category.
To the extent permitted or required by applicable law, a candidate who is offered employment will be subject to a criminal record check and other background checks.
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