Associate, Private Credit – APAC Associate, Private Credit – APAC …

Options Group (Hong Kong)
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Feb 21
Options Group (Hong Kong)
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Feb 21
Posted by:
Swati Krishnan • Recruiter
Posted by:
Swati Krishnan
Our client is a APAC focused Private Credit Specialty Finance Fund investing in bespoke structured senior secured and mezzanine debt packages and securitization of performing and growing middle market borrowers. As a part of their expansion plan for 2021 they are looking to add an Associate in their team.


The responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:

Deal Origination

  • Assist the team manage network/relationships with bankers, M&A advisors, accountants, lawyers and consultants for deal referrals and to conduct proactive marketing from these relationships to source new deals;
  • Research into potential targets for direct approaches


  • Analysis and evaluation of proposals, including the production of the 1 pager, new deal summary and investment papers
  • Market/sector monitoring and analysis as needed

Due Diligence

  • Assist the team complete appropriate financial and commercial due diligence in a timely manner
  • Conduct meetings with management teams as appropriate

Deal Execution 

Assist the team in managing and coordinating all activities through the entire process, from initial negotiations through to final closing, including

  • Investment structure
  • Negotiation of the term sheet
  • Drawing up of legal documentation
  • Prepare necessary internal memos including Pre-IC and Investment Committee memos

Portfolio Management

Assist the team monitor the investee companies to ensure continued financial performance and return on investment, by:

  • Regularly reviewing financials / operating data provided by the companies
  • Constantly monitoring and evaluating relevant sectors 
  • Monitoring and assessing performance against covenants / triggers
  • Conduct regular dialogue with the management


  • 4+ years of experience gained in either / and:
  1. Asset Management (Private Market)
  2. Leveraged / Acquisition Finance
  3. Investment Banking / Corporate Finance
  4. Structured Credit 
  5. Management Consulting 
  • Past organizations:
  1. Private Equity or Asset Management fund
  2. International Banks
  3. International Consulting firms
  • Excellent financial modelling skills
  • Comprehensive understanding of Credit 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and experience of building relationships
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Strong ability to evaluate businesses and spot opportunities
  • Self-motivated and eager to take on responsibilities
  • Excellent Mandarin skill (speaking, writing and reading)

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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