Analyst, Investment Job at CA Global Headhunters

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CA Global Headhunters is an Africa-focused Recruitment company offering permanent, interim, executive, retained and contract jobs in Africa across a spectrum of industry sectors.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Analyst, Investment (Syndication) (Investment / Private Equity)
Reference: LIP
Job Location: Lagos

Responsibilities
Research:


  • Conduct industry and market research
  • Conduct pricing analysis, including primary and secondary market pricing; prepare regular pricing reports for syndicated deals in various regional markets 
  • Undertake research and analysis on prospective transactions, clients, companies and industries to identify financial trends and potential deals.
  • Assist with all due diligence related activities as required.

Loan Syndication:

  • Proactively works with senior Syndications staff to syndicate loans and/or manage syndicated loans Assist with development of pitch book, presentations and proposals to potential clients for syndicated Mandated Lead Arranger (MLA) roles.
  • Assist with preparation of syndication materials including, Mandate letter, Teasers and Project Information Memorandum
  • Assist with conducting deal specific market soundings and development of lists of prospective banks for syndications
  • Assisting and managing transaction-related Q&A/due diligence questions from investors/lenders Assist with negotiating commercial and legal agreements on loans
  • Setting up, managing and maintaining data sites for syndicated transactions
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with counterparts in investment departments, treasury department, legal, financial operations, and/or trust funds and with investors
  • Maintain database of pipeline deals and syndication loan portfolio
  • Interfacing with lender’s counsel and consultants for syndication-related matters

Financial Modelling:

  • Developing and/or interpreting financial models, including conducting of the relevant financial analysis and risk assessment on projects being contemplated.

Deal Origination, Appraisal and Execution Support:

  • Assist with conducting the due diligence/KYC and credit checks on prospective counterparties and/or projects.
  • Review company, economic and financial information for new transactions.
  • Assist with the preparation of transactions related documents including Mandate letters, Investment Memoranda, engagement letters, proposals, term sheets etc.) for Syndication transactions being contemplated.
  • Assist with evaluation of the feasibility of projects including the ability to construct and evaluate detailed project-finance type, cash flow projections using excel
  • Provide support to the remainder of the team as required.

Market Intelligence and specialist knowledge:

  • Develop and regularly update the syndication unit’s pitch book/ brochure
  • Keep abreast of external trends and developments relating to syndication loans and Debt Capital Market.
  • Develop a quarterly bulletin as a means of keeping the organization aware/ informed of the external market trends and the syndication unit activities.
  • Provide support during all phases of developing new syndication product(s) and other new debt mobilization initiatives.

Requirements
Education:

  • A strong first degree in Business, Finance, Engineering or Economics from a recognised university.
  • Relevant advanced degree e.g. Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Investment or a related field of study is an added advantage.
  • Relevant finance-related certification(s) is/are an added advantage.

Experience:

  • 3 years of work experience with at least 2 years of experience in loan syndication, direct investment or financial advisory functions preferably with a leading international bank or similar development/international financial institution.
  • Relevant certifications related to finance is an added advantage.

Language:

  • Solid communication and writing skills with fluency in English. French is an advantage.

Others:

  • Willingness to travel “out-of-station” with minimal prior notice.

Note: If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.




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