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European Private Debt Analyst - Associate/Vice President

London, United Kingdom, £ £ - Annual Annual, Permanent


We\'re looking for a candidate to this position in an exciting company.

  • Conduct independent fundamental credit analysis, due diligence and approval of new investments
  • Calibrate financing needs and structures for prospective borrowers
  • Financial modelling of investment opportunities
  • Interact with management teams, private equity sponsors, industry sources, and other investment professionals
  • Seek solutions to deal structures and issues within the boundaries of fund parameters in co-ordination with the originator, internal functions and external participants
  • Lead role in the investment evaluation process including attendance at management presentations, review of due diligence reports, and preparation of internal investment proposals in conjunction with originators
  • Presents Portfolio Managers and Investment Committee with a clear and consistent approach to mitigate credit, legal, industry, ESG and other relevant risks
  • Champion selected investment opportunities (in coordination with Origination) through the investment process until completion
  • Provides input on or leads (in the case of a Vice President) negotiation of terms and conditions for transactions and works with originator and legal to ensure appropriate structuring / documentation
  • Negotiation and review of transaction legal documentation and liaising with internal and external legal advisers
  • Ongoing monitoring of portfolio assets including waivers & 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/ manage operational risks and improve processes as relevant
  • Excellent credit skills demonstrated through prior relevant experience underwriting, structuring and executing direct lending/private debt and/or leveraged finance transactions
  • Ability to direct the structuring of a transaction, manage transaction process with internal and external parties and working with originators to complete investment opportunities
  • Strong financial modelling and legal documentation skills
  • Motivated team player and flexible in approach with ability to work independently
  • Must demonstrate integrity and alignment to BlackRock\'s principles and commitment as a trusted fiduciary to our clients.
  • Flexible, responsive with keen attention to detail.
  • Open-minded thought process and intellectual honesty with an ability to dynamically adapt to coverage of different products
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills - presents ideas in a clear, concise and constructive manner
  • Excellent academic background
  • Must be fluent in English
  • Other European language skills are a key asset (e.g. fluency in German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish)
  • Role based in London, Paris or Munich (to be discussed)

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London, United Kingdom
£ £ - Annual Annual