INVESTMENT BANKING ANALYST - LEVERAGED FINANCE (NEW YORK, NY)
Stifel
 New York, NY

Requisition Number: INVES03859

Stifel is looking for a top caliber Analyst to join its team. The Analyst will be an integral part of deal teams. The position, based in New York, is within the firm's Leveraged Finance Group. The Leveraged Finance team provides a full array of financing solutions for financial sponsors and corporate clients. Leveraged Finance originates structures, underwrites and executes non-investment grade debt financings including leveraged loans, high yield bonds, bridge financing and private debt. Client transactions include leveraged buy-outs, refinancings, dividend recaps, M&A transactions and restructurings.

Stifel Investment Banking provides strategic advisory services to clients in North America, Europe, and Asia that include initiating, structuring, and negotiating mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures as well as providing fairness opinions, valuation, debt financing, and restructuring services. The firm has been growing rapidly and is continuously expanding its service lines while maintaining its focus on the middle market. The combination of a full-service product offering and the deep domain and product expertise of our 400+ bankers allows us to provide solutions that meet the evolving needs of our clients.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support the execution of leveraged finance transactions for financial sponsor and corporate clients with increasing levels of responsibility,
  • Lead key aspects of business and financial due diligence and credit underwriting processes,
  • Perform financial modeling in support of the origination and underwriting process for sponsor-led LBOs and other transactions,
  • Prepare client presentations, draft marketing materials and participate in due diligence and drafting sessions,
  • Participate in client meetings and contribute to building and maintaining client relationships.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university and 1-3 years of experience in leveraged finance at an investment bank, commercial bank, or direct lender,
  • Experience in credit underwriting,
  • Financial modeling, financial statement analysis, and accounting skills / knowledge,
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills,
  • Detail-oriented with exceptional critical thinking and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and deadlines
  • Demonstrated team player and leader
  • Excellent work ethic

About Stifel

Established in 1890, Stifel is one of the nation’s leading full-service wealth management and investment banking firms. Stifel serves clients from more than 400 offices across the United States and ranks as the nation’s seventh largest full-service investment firm in terms of number of financial advisors. We are also a leading provider of investment banking services to the middle market, a top-ten municipal bond underwriter, and home to one of the industry’s largest research franchises. In addition our Stifel Bank subsidiary provides a comprehensive range of banking services.

At Stifel we offer an entrepreneurial environment, comprehensive benefits package to include health, dental and vision care, 401k, wellness initiatives, life insurance, and paid time off.

Stifel is an Equal Opportunity Employer.