CA CIB UK

Investment banking

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Originator - acquisition finance & advisory

29 July England - Greater London, London Perm

Summary
The Originator will work within a team of 4 originators based in London and reporting to a Team Head.
The team is part of DOD
- Acquisition Finance & Advisory (“AFA”) which combines Corporate Acquisition Finance solutions and Rating & Capital Advisory services.
London AFA Originators will mainly cover the U.K., Russia and the Middle East, and will be staffed in accordance with workload across the team and the development of the originators’ skill set and knowledge.


Key responsibilities
1.
Corporate Acquisition Finance
Marketing & Structuring
Preparation and production of Acquisition Finance & Advisory pitch books for corporate clients in liaison with other business lines (DCM, ECM, GIB and DOD Distribution & Origination teams)
Financial modelling, including cash flow analysis & financial projections
Proposition of financing structure (tranching, pricing, main covenants)
Participation to client meetings with Senior Banker(s) and other relevant colleagues

Transaction Management & Execution
Preparation of the business opportunity memorandum ("BOM") to be submitted to General Management
Preparation of transaction requests (risk analysis, peer analysis, transaction structure, transaction profitability, production of bank and stressed business cases, etc.) and coordination of the credit process (liaison with RPC, CPM/ALM, Coverage)
Preparation of syndication materials (information memorandum, bank presentations)
Production and review of loan documentation (term sheets, mandate letters, facility agreements)
Follow established CAF procedures and relevant DOD procedures

2.
Rating & Capital Advisory
Support RCA Senior Advisors with a view to originating and executing financial advisory mandates.
In practice this will include:
Analyse companies’ business model, capital structure, financial policy
Position and benchmark the companies within their peer group within the industry / close industries
Assess their credit risk based on Rating Agencies’ methodologies
Elaborate financial model and measure the impact of alterations of the business perimeter, capital structure, funding, financial policy, liquidity, etc.
Determine and optimise the debt capacity given rating constraints / targets and propose actions on how to meet the companies’ objectives in terms of cost of capital / financial policy
Help clients define the best strategy to secure adequate ratings
Pitch and execute Rating Advisory missions, in order either to get an inaugural rating or to optimize existing ratings and therefore improve companies’ access to DCM / debt capacity
May be staffed in accordance with the workload on a need basis without sectorial specialization.

Key Internal and External contacts
Coverage bankers, SCOs and SROs
Business lines (GIB, SFI, GMD, ITB, DOD)
Clients (CEOs, CFOs, Treasurers, Investor Relations, etc.)
Rating Agencies
Compliance and Legal Departments
RPC
CPM / ALM

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
- Solid financial background including corporate finance (modelling, financial analysis, rating and accounting) expertise.
- Strong advisory skills and the personality to develop the business.
- Advising clients (CEO's and CFO's) and corporate client-facing teams on various aspects to achieve optimal financing outcomes

- Knowledge of and ability to talk across specific industry sectors.