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Director/Senior Director, Corporate Finance & Advisory, Group Investment Banking

United Overseas Bank
Singapore, Singapore
Closing date
Jun 3, 2023

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Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Director/Senior Director, Corporate Finance & Advisory, Group Investment Banking

Posting Date: 18-May-2023

Raffles (City Area), Singapore, 048624

Company: United Overseas Bank Ltd

About UOB

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 branches and offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. In Asia, we operate through our head office in Singapore and banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, as well as branches and offices. Our history spans more than 80 years. Over this time, we have been guided by our values - Honorable, Enterprising, United and Committed. This means we always strive to do what is right, build for the future, work as one team and pursue long-term success. It is how we work, consistently, be it towards the company, our colleagues or our customers.

About the Department

UOB Investment Banking provides the complete range of investment banking services which includes strategic advisory services, customized financial solutions and activities including mergers, acquisitions, corporate finance, leveraged finance , and debt and equity capital markets. With offices in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong, China, Australia, and the US, Investment Banking works closely with other partners within the UOB Group to provide holistic investment banking solutions to meet the diverse and cross-border needs of our clients as they expand in the region.

Job Responsibilities

The Corporate Finance & Advisory team works seamlessly with all the UOB Investment Banking product teams (M&A, Leveraged Finance, Loans Financing Group, DCM Bonds, ECM, Infrastructure & Project Finance, and Securitization) to structure and execute optimal capital solutions for UOB clients. Working closely with senior professionals, you must have the ability to interpret numbers and identify trends and patterns. If you aspire to build your career in investment banking, we invite you to join us.
  • Act as deal team leader in all phases of structured debt origination and execution, from research, idea generation, pitch book preparation, analysis and modelling, transaction structuring through to execution, documentation and deal closing
  • Experience in origination and execution of complex structured credit, leveraged finance and/or acquisition finance is critical
  • Ability to identify, structure and lead deal origination/pitches, demonstrating knowledge and understanding of multiple IB products to win client mandates
  • Manage and interface with senior clients externally, by collaborating with UOB colleagues and other senior internal stakeholders
  • Conduct / manage juniors in valuation analysis, trading comparable and precedent transaction analysis
  • Conduct / manage juniors in credit analysis and process for credit approvals
  • Lead and coordinate due diligence workstreams with independent third parties
  • Build detailed financial models for valuation and benchmark purposes as well as financial performance measurement
Job Requirements
• Bachelors Degree from a recognized university
• Prior experience (12-15 years) in investment banking (debt / leveraged finance / structured credit background is a prerequisite)
• Experience in and familiarity with structured credit / leveraged finance / acquisition finance, across credit structuring origination work, termsheet negotiation, internal credit approvals process, and negotiate and close leveraged finance loan documentation
• Apart from structured credit origination/execution, the ability to think outside of the box so as to originate and pitch multiple IB products (across loans, bonds, equity, advisory, etc.), will be highly valued
• Possesses high level of drive, initiative and deal follow-through, with ability to originate and lead deal execution, as well as to spot opportunities in IB deals origination
• Possess strong valuation/credit analysis skills and proficient in financial modeling, with ability to guide, work with, and train junior team members
• Advanced proficiency with Bloomberg and Microsoft Office, particularly in Powerpoint and Excel
• Ability to multitask and thrive under pressure and tight deadlines
• Meticulous, strong team player with an inquisitive mind, excellent people skills, driven, independent, reliable and highly adaptable to changes
• Possess strong communication skills and an Asian language (eg. Mandarin, Bahasa) for handling Asian markets

Be a part of UOB Family

UOB is an equal opportunity employer. UOB does not discriminate on the basis of a candidate's age, race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or other non-merit factors. All employment decisions at UOB are based on business needs, job requirements and qualifications. If you require any assistance or accommodations to be made for the recruitment process, please inform us when you submit your online application.

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