Investment Banking Associate / Vice President Leveraged Finance at Guggenheim Partners in New York, New York

Posted in Accounting 28 days ago.





Job Description:

Guggenheim Partners

Guggenheim is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

ID: 2021-1598
Category: Investment Banking
Position Type: Regular Full-Time


Position Summary

The Leveraged Finance Group is a rapidly growing and critically important strategic initiative for Guggenheim Securities. Over the past year, the Leveraged Finance team has acted as sole or lead-left arranger / bookrunner on numerous financing transactions for our public, private, and sponsor-backed clients. In addition, on many of the firm's M&A transactions, the Leveraged Finance team serves as an integrated part of the deal team to evaluate financing alternatives.

Our Associates / Vice Presidents play a key role in the origination and execution of our financing transactions, evolving and enhancing our client and lender relationships, and acting as a product partner to our Investment Banking industry and financial sponsor coverage teams. Our Associates / Vice Presidents benefit tremendously from the experience and partnership they have with our Senior Managing Directors and Managing Directors. We pride ourselves on the dedication we give to our Associates' / Vice Presidents' development, which in turn helps assist in supporting and cultivating our growing team of Leveraged Finance bankers.

The position within Leveraged Finance available will include a primary focus on the Energy and Power sectors and include supporting both Guggenheim Securities' business with companies focused on legacy business models as well as those focused on energy transition and different sustainability opportunities. Providing banking services to companies building the next generation of energy technologies is critically important to Guggenheim Securities and this position will include significant exposure to these efforts.

Essential Job Functions

  • Work hand-in-hand with senior bankers focused on Energy, Power and Sustainability to evaluate, pitch, and execute financing transactions
  • Lead day-to-day deal execution and project management on a range of financing transactions including credit due diligence, cash flow modeling, lender presentation creation, and lender outreach and due diligence facilitation
  • Monitor and present current debt capital market trends alongside the Guggenheim Fixed Income Capital Markets team
  • Underwritten transaction evaluation including opportunity screening, underwriting memos, and commitment paper review / negotiation
  • Lead junior banker development, mentorship, and training and manage a deal team throughout the lifecycle of a transaction
  • Build and develop relationships with internal and external clients through ongoing engagement and demonstration of financing knowledge


Preferred Qualifications

  • 4-6 years of Leveraged Finance, Debt Capital Markets, Financial Sponsors or similar type roles within an investment bank
  • Will also consider individuals with experience in credit investing (BDC, direct lending, CLO) or other related credit roles (underwriting, research or rating agency)
  • Self-starter and entrepreneurial with the initiative and ability to grow with expanding group
  • Effective process management abilities, excellent analytical skills and strong written and oral communication skills


About Us

Guggenheim Partners is a global investment and advisory firm with three primary businesses: investment management, investment banking, and insurance services. We have a track record of delivering results through innovative solutions, with professionals based in offices around the world. Our commitment is to advance the strategic interests of our clients and to deliver long-term results with excellence and integrity. You can learn more about our expertise and values by visiting GuggenheimPartners.com and following us on Twitter at twitter.com/guggenheimptnrs.

To succeed in the Guggenheim culture, candidates must be self-starters and strive for results. We are looking for people who operate as business owners, adhere to the highest standards and think creatively to realize opportunities, wherever they may be.

Guggenheim is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.PI136984693