Asian Private Credit - Associate/Vice President

  • Not Specified
  • Singapore Singapore Singapore SG
  • Permanent, Full time
  • BlackRock
  • 24 May 18 2018-05-24

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Job Description:

Role Description

We are looking to hire an Associate/Vice President for our Asian Private Credit team. Based in Singapore, the hire will be responsible assessing, executing and monitoring mid-market direct lending investment opportunities in China. Working with the Senior Analyst, he or she will be responsible for the fundamental credit analysis of direct lending investments made on behalf of our clients and funds for mid-market corporates in Asia. The Asian Private Credit team provide mid-market companies with senior and subordinated financing for acquisitions, capital growth, restructuring, LBO’s and liquidity situations. He or she will contribute to an effective fundamental credit analysis of potential opportunities. The role will entail the following:

  • Conduct independent fundamental credit analysis and due diligence
  • Calibrate financing needs prospective borrowers
  • Financial modelling of investment opportunities
  • Interact with management teams, industry sources, and other investment professionals
  • Full involvement in the investment evaluation process including attendance at management presentations, review of due diligence reports, and preparation of internal investment proposals
  • Negotiation and review of transaction legal documentation and liaising with internal and external legal advisers
  • Ongoing monitoring of portfolio assets including waivers and amendments, contributing to the quarterly fund valuation process and reporting to investors
  • Involvement in providing portfolio reports and analytics for internal and external use
  • Adhere to investment process and operational standards
  • Help identify and manage operational risks

Skills, experience and education:

  • Excellent credit skills demonstrated through prior relevant experience (4 to 8 years) underwriting, structuring and executing direct lending/private debt/private equity and/or leveraged finance transactions
  • Ability to direct the negotiations and structuring of a transaction to complete investment opportunities
  • Strong financial modelling and legal documentation skills
  • Motivated team player and flexible in approach with ability to work independently
  • Flexible, responsive with keen attention to detail
  • Open-minded thought process and intellectual honesty with an ability to dynamically adapt to different parts of the credit spectrum in structuring the best possible risk-return outcome for our investments
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – presents ideas in a clear, concise and constructive manner
  • Excellent academic background
  • Must be fluent in English
  • Fluency in a Asian language preferred

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BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.