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Syndications Analyst – Los Angeles, CA

22  July 2014




Syndications Analyst – Los Angeles, CA  (Requisition Number: SPEC-4098)




Job Description:

The Syndications group at City National Bank resides within the Specialty Banking division and focuses on lead-agented, active book runner roles. The group works with relationship management teams to ensure the marketability of transactions, primarily structure and pricing. Members of the syndicate team maintain an active dialogue with the market provide current updates to both internal and external clients, and support pitching activities in pursuit of new financing opportunities. Structure and pricing guidance is regularly supported by an analysis of comparable financings (comps) and market sounding.

The group is further responsible for developing a syndication strategy in support of the credit approval process. Additionally, the group is responsible for the preparation of marketing material such as Confidential Information Memoranda (“CIM”), lender presentations, term sheets, and mandate letters. These documents which provide an overview of the company, the proposed facilities and the investment considerations are used by potential lenders/investors to analyze the credit and seek their internal approvals to commit to the financing. The group also maintains administrative agent responsibilities on a post-closing basis.

The Analyst on sell-side loan syndications team is primarily responsible for working on deal teams that execute leveraged finance, middle market corporate, and franchise transactions. Will assist Syndications Managers in servicing middle-market companies and select financial sponsor relationships whose lending needs are moderate to complex. This is an entry level position in the Syndications group. The focus of the position is on learning and developing credit, loan structuring, sales, and syndications skills, with a target career path leading to Syndications Manager.

Works with other team members to monitor accounts from an Agency Services perspective post-closing, including set up and ongoing management of 3rd party syndications data warehouse sites such as Intralinks and Syndtrak. This includes ensuring that CNB complies with its responsibilities as Administrative Agent in each syndicated transaction (e.g. timely delivery of financial statements, compliance certificates, audits, and other reporting requirements, etc.).

• *Bachelor’s Degree
• *Minimum 2 years of experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Accounting or Financial classes helpful
• Must successfully complete and achieve a “4” or “5” rating in the bank’s formal credit training program (CNB Boot Camp) when asked to participate in the program
• Must possess excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a deal team
• High degree of maturity and integrity with a positive and hardworking attitude
• Attention to detail

*Represents basic qualifications for the position. To be considered for this position you must at least meet the basic qualifications.

City National Bank is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V.

Note: This preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Note: Candidates should be advised that City National Bank does not pay interviewee travel expenses or relocation expenses for candidates who are hired unless previously agreed.

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