Officer

Employer
East West Bank
Location
Pasadena, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 19, 2021
Closes
Mar 21, 2021
Ref
10295749
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Please Enable Cookies to Continue Please enable cookies in your browser to experience all the personalized features of this site, including the ability to apply for a job. Returning Candidate? Syndications Officer Location US-CA-Pasadena Job ID 2021-8087 Category Credit Administration Position Type Full-Time Introduction
For more than 45 years, East West Bank has served as a pathway to success. With over 120 locations across the U.S. and Greater China, we are the premier financial bridge between the East and West. Our teams of experienced, multi-cultural professionals help guide businesses and community members on both sides of the Pacific looking to explore new markets and create new opportunities, and our sustained growth and expertise in industries like real estate, entertainment and media, private equity and venture capital, and high-tech help build sustainable businesses and expand our associates' potential for career advancement.

Headquartered in California, East West Bank (Nasdaq: EWBC) is a top performing commercial bank with an exclusive focus on the U.S. and Greater China markets. With total assets over $52.2 billion, we're ranked among the top 25 largest banks by asset size in the United States. And since 2010, we have been recognized by Forbes magazine as one of "America's Best Banks." With a strong foundation, and enterprising spirit and a commitment to absolute integrity, East West Bank gives people the confidence to reach further.
Overview
For more than 40 years, East West Bank has served as a pathway to success. With over 130 locations across the U.S. and Greater China, we are the premier financial bridge between the East and West. Our teams of experienced, multi-cultural professionals help guide businesses and community members on both sides of the Pacific looking to explore new markets and create new opportunities. And our sustained growth and expertise in industries like real estate, entertainment and media, private equity and venture capital, high-tech and aviation help build sustainable businesses and expand our employees' potential for career advancement.

Headquartered in California, East West Bank (Nasdaq: EWBC) is a top performing commercial bank with an exclusive focus on the U.S. and Greater China markets. With assets of $52.2 billion, we're ranked among the 30 largest banks in the United States and currently top 5 in "America's 100 Best Banks" by Forbes, a list where we've consistently been in the top 15 since 2010. With a strong foundation, an enterprising spirit and a commitment to absolute integrity, East West Bank gives people the confidence to reach further.

The Syndicated and Leveraged Finance Group focuses on lead-agented, active book runner roles. The group works with relationship management teams to ensure the marketability of transactions, primarily structure and pricing. Members of the syndicate team maintain an active dialogue with the market provide current updates to both internal and external clients, and support pitching activities in pursuit of new financing opportunities. Structure and pricing guidance is regularly supported by an analysis of comparable financings (comps) and market sounding. The group is further responsible for developing a syndication strategy in support of the credit approval process. Additionally, the group is responsible for the preparation of marketing material such as Confidential Information Memoranda ("CIM"), lender presentations, term sheets, and mandate letters.

These documents which provide an overview of the company, the proposed facilities and the investment considerations are used by potential lenders/investors to analyze the credit and seek their internal approvals to commit to the financing. The group also maintains administrative agent responsibilities on a post-closing basis.

The Associate utilizes a higher degree of independence than an Analyst. Assists the Syndicated and Leverage Finance Group with the syndication process including; researching market intel, drafting credit support memos, reviewing recent deals closed in the market and identifying potential investors (banks/financial Institutions) when EWB is acting as Agent/Lead Arranger. Able to comprehend basic credit and structuring concepts. Understand high level syndications process, including putting together marketing materials such as pitch books, term sheets, and mandate letters. Works with Syndications Managers to monitor accounts from an Agency Services perspective, correspond with participating lenders in bank groups, identify potential credit issues, and confirm proper loan documentation.
Responsibilities
  • Support Relationship Managers on prospective syndicated loan deals and assist in reviewing new lead opportunities.
  • Assist with drafting offering memoranda, proposals and financial presentations detailing client and transaction-related fundamental information including merits, risk and risk mitigation.
  • Prepare loan marketing packages for distribution to investors.
  • Actively sources loan market data and maintain a database of comparable transactions and competitors, particularly in the bank's areas of industry focus.
  • Maintain relationships with investors and keep an internal database of all participating financial institutions.
  • Administer and launch data room site for active deals where EWB is the agent bank where all other involved financial groups can review the information for the deal.
  • Maintain databases and reports for submission to senior management.
  • Keep active templates for marketing materials and offering memorandums with current information on both EWB and the market.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree and 3+ years; investment banking analyst training program, loan syndications experience or, structuring/underwriting credit or loans, equivalent commercial lending and/or relationship management, or other directly related experience.
  • MBA, CFA and/or Formal Credit Training with equivalent background a plus (an equivalent combination of education and experience may meet qualifications).
  • Knowledge of investment banking analysis and financial presentation packages.
  • Commercial Real Estate experience a plus.
  • Good understanding of credit processes and procedures.
  • Demonstrated understanding of financial services, specifically within Investment Banking.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation and communication skills.
  • Solid communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to view and solve problems from both internal and external customer's perspective.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and track details.
  • Strong problem solving, organization, planning and follow-up skills.
  • Must be detailed oriented.
  • Strong analytical capability.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
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