CIB – Investment Banking – DCM Leveraged Finance Capital Markets – Vice President/ Executive Director - London / Paris

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


J.P. Morgan’s capital markets groups, in partnership with the industry coverage and M&A groups, enable the firm to serve clients holistically. J.P. Morgan offers a wide range of services, from origination to structuring, executing and syndicating financing for clients globally.

Serving corporate, institutional and government clients, J.P. Morgan’s presence in the global credit markets is unmatched. The firm combines superior debt origination and structuring expertise with exceptional distribution capabilities to a large base of investors.

The leveraged finance debt capital markets team works directly with issuers and borrowers, including corporations, private equity sponsors, and other entities that seek funding. J.P. Morgan advises these clients on debt financing strategies, from a simple bank loan to multi-billion-dollar capital raises across asset classes. Colleagues partner across borders to deliver successful structuring, marketing, and pricing. The business then distributes transactions to investor/lender clients in close partnership with syndicate, sales, and trading.

As a seasoned Investment Banking professional, you’ll have experience developing strong relationships with corporate and private equity sponsor clients, as well as investors/lenders, and working across different products. You’ll work on deals and transactions across the spectrum of our banking products, including mergers & acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, loans, and equity capital and debt capital raises.

This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:

  • Lead responsibility for providing financing guidance and underwriting parameters to industry bankers, origination colleagues, and issuers/borrowers
  • Developing sector expertise across specific industry verticals to drive underwriting, pricing, and structuring views
  • Working closely with syndicate, sales, and trading to develop market views and to distribute high yield bonds, leveraged loans, and other products
  • Developing deep, long-term relationships with investors/lenders
  • Presenting and championing underwriting and other financing opportunities to senior leaders across the investment bank
  • Reviewing and coordinating the work of junior bankers to move marketing/execution process forward, and Experience in training junior bankers
  • Refining marketing/execution materials for maximum client impact
  • Identifying and managing all risks in each deal

The role will be based in London, UK or Paris, France depending on the successful candidate.

Skills & Qualifications

  • 7-10 years relevant experience in Capital Markets or Debt Capital Markers is preferred

  • Very strong analytical / numeracy skills, with high level of attention to detail

  • Exceptionally strong financial modelling/valuation skills

  • Ability to comfortably interact with clients and people in a professional and mature manner

  • Knowledge of the local regulatory environment

  • Comfort in and commitment to a strong teamwork environment

  • Excellent project management/organizational skills and detail orientated

  • Ability to react well to pressure whilst multitasking on numerous projects

  • Initiative to take responsibility for tasks and drive them to completion

  • Strong understanding of investment banking products

  • Proficient in MS office applications, profound knowledge of customary investment banking databases (FactSet, Bloomberg, etc.)

  • Strong academic background
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