The Debt & Capital Advisory team is an integral part of Deloitte's Financial Advisory practice, providing independent advice and world class execution across the full spectrum of debt markets through the Firm's global network. Deloitte Debt & Capital Advisory is a team of 200 debt professionals globally, with ~80 within the UK, making it one of the largest teams operating in the UK and almost certainly the largest globally.
In any given year, Deloitte Debt & Capital Advisory completes circa. 60 transactions in the UK. The deal flow the team are exposed to enables the Debt & Capital Advisory practice to keep a pulse on what is available within the debt markets and where best to source capital. The business has grown at roughly 20% per year every year since inception fifteen years ago, and has maintained the original ‘start-up’ mentality throughout that period. Deloitte Debt & Capital Advisory has direct access with over 300 global lenders that include banks, direct lenders, institutional lenders, family offices, special situations and specialist funds.
The Debt & Capital Advisory team has a mandate to build a focused Fund Finance Advisory team and is looking for a talented individual with relevant experience to join the team as an Assistant Director.
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The Debt & Capital Advisory team has been establishing a strong foothold in the Fund Finance Advisory market over the last 12-18 months and is looking to now build this out, having recently recruited a Director to lead this strategy. The team is looking for a fund finance professional to join the team to originate deals, execute transactions and by joining the team at this early stage help shape its strategy and priorities.
As well as being a central member of the Fund Finance Advisory team, you will regularly work with the broader Deloitte services lines, notably the Tax Advisory, Fund Structuring practice as well as other Deloitte service lines including Transactional Services (TS), Restructuring Services (RS) and Risk Advisory (RA) to optimise Deloitte’s multidisciplinary model.
While you will be based in the UK and will be primarily focused on originating and executing deals in the UK, you will work closely with Deloitte Debt & Capital Advisory practises across Europe for both origination and execution.
Your role within this exciting team will be to assist clients achieve their funding objectives which will incorporate a wide range of debt engagements including advice on optimal fund financing structures, negotiating new money fundraisings, refinancings and restructuring existing debt facilities.
As an Assistant Director your responsibilities will include:
- Working on a range of Fund Finance debt advisory projects as primary contact for clients, banks, advisors and other service lines;
- Assisting/leading day-to-day management of transaction processes, including deal structuring, project management, deal execution and client communications;
- Contribution to marketing, origination and business development activities, both from your own network and leveraging Deloitte’s broader network / offering;
- Analysing and having a broad perspective on Fund Finance and debt market trends;
- Contributing towards shaping the team’s strategic priorities as it grows;
- This role often involves working to tight deadlines and managing multiple projects simultaneously
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Location: London with occasional travel inside the UK and within Europe
Suggested work pattern: Permanent full-time
Your professional experience
The ideal candidate will have a blend of skills gained previously within a bank or credit fund in a lending capacity, and / or relevant Fund Finance debt advisory experience:
- 2-4 years of experience in Fund Finance, either within a bank, non-bank institution or competitor Debt Advisory firm
- Track record of having originated and executed transactions within the Fund Finance market
- Experience in debt structuring, credit analysis and financial modelling
- Experience of having negotiated term sheets / legal documentation
- Experience in having led / overseen junior team members
- Professional qualification (e.g. CFA, ACT) would be a plus
If you are interested in working in an exciting and empowering environment we look forward to hearing from you. Please submit your application online.
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