Securities, Asia Special Situations Group (ASSG), Associate, Shanghai

  • Competitive
  • Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, China Shanghai Shanghai Shi CN
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs International
  • 17 Jun 18 2018-06-17

Securities, Asia Special Situations Group (ASSG), Associate, Shanghai

We are looking for a highly-motivated individual with a passion for markets who is looking to challenge themselves. The successful candidate will be empowered from day 1 to help drive profitability for the business through a strong emphasis in finding opportunities in market inefficiencies and delivering solutions for the firm and its stakeholders

Our core value is building strong relationships with our institutional clients, which include corporations, financial service providers, and fund managers. We help them buy and sell financial products on exchanges around the world, raise funding, and manage risk. This is a dynamic, entrepreneurial team with a passion for the markets, with individuals who thrive in fast-paced, changing environments and are energized by a bustling trading floor.

Asian Special Situations Group (ASSG) specializes in the investment and management of a diverse portfolio of asset classes including private and public equities, structured finance, high yield or distressed credits, Non Performing Loans (NPL) portfolios and real estate.

Based in Shanghai , the successful applicant will be a member of the China deal team evaluating investments across Greater China. The role mainly consists of valuing non-performing loans and their underlying collaterals, as well as execution of NPL transactions. You will also be responsible for origination and execution, and contribute to the broader investment strategy within the group. The applicant must be able to interact with other members of the team, consultants and legal advisors, manage due diligence efforts and have the ability to extract information from a variety of sources.

  • Perform legal due diligence on NPL borrowers and valuation on variety of collaterals
  • Source deals, build up and maintain a network of NPL sellers, servicers, lawyers and appraisers
  • Work closely with senior members of the team in recommending investment decisions
  • Interface with external parties as necessary
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree with 3-5 year(s) of relevant experience
  • Strong financial modeling with strong proficiency in Excel
  • Knowledge of banking loan business, litigation/enforcement procedures a must
  • Collateral valuation skills with regards to various types of collaterals such as industrial, retail, office, residential, etc.
  • Prior investing and/or markets experience a plus
  • Ability to multi-task and be flexible to requests and deadlines
  • Fluency in both written and spoken Mandarin and English
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Extensive travels should be expected

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