Analyst, Investment (Syndication) - (Investment / Private Equity / Infrastructure)
Vincere
HO 3a Osborne Road Ikoyi, Lagos, NG
5d ago

Job Description

Analyst, Investment (Syndication) - (Investment / Private Equity / Infrastructure) Nigeria

Responsibilities : Research

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 by AFC.
  • 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 by AFC.

  • 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 : Qualification and Skill

  • Possess a strong record of academic achievement at the undergraduate level from a leading university in engineering / economics / finance / legal or related discipline.
  • Relevant advanced degree in Business Administration, Finance, Investments or in other related field, or a relevant professional qualification will be advantageous.
  • Relevant certifications related to finance and / or project management will be advantageous.
  • 10 -12 years of work experience in investment banking, private equity, consulting and / or industrial conglomerate.
  • Fluency in writing and speaking English is mandatory.
  • French, and / or Portuguese will be advantageous.
  • Willingness to travel out-of-station with minimal prior notice
  • Ability to originate and generate new business leads towards enhancing the overall business development efforts of the organization.
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret a set of annual financial statements.
  • Experience in development & marketing of products such as guarantees and instruments for tenor elongation will be advantageous.
  • Experience in transactions involving credit enhancements such as political risk insurance, export credits, etc., will be advantageous.
  • Experience in transactions involving complex structures such as credit linked notes and asset / commodity backed loans, etc.
  • will be advantageous.

  • An understanding of the taxation of companies, financial institutions and shareholders will be advantageous.
  • Relevant existing networks or contacts required for origination of infrastructure finance transactions in Africa. Extensive experience in leading debt and / or equity investments in infrastructure investments in Africa and applying complex deal structuring to capital expansion projects.
  • Fully conversant with and able to operate all relevant software, such as : Word, Excel, Internet, PowerPoint. Attributes
  • Self-starter with a proven ability to show initiative, shoulder responsibility and be proactive.
  • Business development mindset with a network of contacts with governments and government-departments, entrepreneurs, corporates, banks, private equity and development finance institutions that have a focus on infrastructure development in Africa.
  • Strong team work mindset, and ability to work seamlessly with staff across the organisation.
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