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  • Location:
    New York
  • Department:
    Power and Infrastructure Finance(UK)
  • Division:
    IBP Specialist
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:
    Competitive

Mid-Level Banker (4407)

Specialist Bank

Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank serving clients principally in the UK, US and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll think out of the ordinary and we put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves.

Power and Infrastructure Finance

The Power and Infrastructure team within Investec's Investment Banking Division is an integrated lending and advisory team that supports a range of public and private clients in answering their critical strategic and financial questions.

The team works with a diverse set of clients across all sub-sectors in the Power and Infrastructure market (renewable and conventional generation, waste and bio-energy, digital infrastructure and emerging technologies), providing a full suite of advisory and lending services, including strategic advisory, mergers and acquisitions, private capital raising, re-structuring, project finance, acquisition finance, corporate lending and debt advisory.

We passionately believe in a diverse team of people from all walks of life, as diverse as the people and clients we speak to. We are looking for people who can question and challenge our own assumptions, and can bring their own ideas to the table in a team that shares a common goal and purpose.

We differentiate ourselves by the creative and innovative way we approach transaction structuring, the speed at which we execute and the depth of our relationships. We engage with our clients by carefully listening to their needs and designing the most fitting solutions. Our people are extremely important as they are the ones who deliver on our clients' needs whilst remaining refreshingly human, personable and fun.

 

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!

Description of the Role and Responsibilities

The candidate will be expected to take a leading role within the team from day one, both in the execution of transactions for clients as well as the development of marketing materials. You will work across both advisory and lending transactions and responsibilities will involve:

  • Lead execution of deals across infrastructure & energy (including in conventional generation, renewables, bio-energy, digital infrastructure and emerging technologies)
  • Manage all aspects and workstreams of transactions (due diligence, financial modelling and structuring, legal documentation and closing)
  • Act as the primary day-to-day client point of contact and lead banker on transactions
  • For lending transactions drive the credit process internally and facilitate approvals of external funders together with syndication lead
  • Oversee development of financial models and detailed transaction due diligence reports (commercial, legal, technical and financial)
  • Reviewing and coordinating the analytical work of junior bankers
  • Assist with the team's business development and origination activities
  • Mentor and develop junior members of the team

The role is full-time but flexible within the constraints of a client business to allow you to work remotely when possible and with hours that suit you and your family. As a results-driven business, we believe in letting your results and performance do the talking.

Core Skills

Key competencies required include:

  • Strong financial modelling and structuring skillset
  • Solid technical valuations knowledge
  • Strong understanding of core accounting and corporate finance concepts
  • Fluent in English and excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Solid foundation of power and infrastructure market knowledge
  • Strategic understanding of business and market drivers
  • Excellent command of Office (Powerpoint, Word, Excel) and other relevant tools / databases
  • Regulatory knowledge as applicable for the role

 
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10 East 53rd Street, 22nd Floor,, New York, USA, NY 10022
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Lindsay Russell

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Benefits

Pension
Private Medical Cover
Virtual GP
Gym Discounts
Psychologist Service
Annual Leave
Life Assurance