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TMT Finance VP - Corporate & Investment banking - London, United Kingdom

TMT Finance VP - Corporate & Investment banking - London, United Kingdom

Posted 15 April by eFinancialCareers
About Societe Generale CIB

Société Générale CIB is a leading European investment bank. With nearly 117,000 employees in 66 countries, Société Générale CIB is present in the main financial markets with extensive European coverage and representative offices in Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa, the Americas and Asia-Pacific.

Details of the Team

TMT Finance is positioned in the Investment Banking Division and is responsible for structuring debt financings (i.e. leveraged buyouts, infrastructure financing and acquisition financing) for private equity, infrastructure sponsors and leveraged corporates active in the Telecom, Media and Technology sectors. The team won TMT Financing Bank of the Year in EMEA in 2023, reflecting the bank's lead positions on the most significant TMT deals across the region.

Key Responsibilities

As a member of the team, you will be responsible for:

Marketing / Origination

o Managing the preparation of financing pitches and marketing materials for private equity, infrastructure sponsors and corporates. Delivering pitches to clients and acting as a key point-person on transactions

Execution / Structuring

o Leading the internal credit workstream (credit memo etc) and external execution materials workstream (info memos, management presentations etc)

o Overseeing the creation of the financial model, on the basis of which the financing structure is defined (amount, facility type, tenor, margins, etc). This involves a solid understanding of LBO modelling, infrastructure project modelling, financial statement analysis, and development of financial projections

o Negotiation of legal documentation alongside the Directors

o Collaboration with a range of internal departments of the bank, including capital markets (DCM, ECM, Loan Syndication), M&A, and derivatives teams

o Interacting with external parties, such as private equity and infrastructure clients, advisors, lawyers, accountants, rating agencies and consultants

Portfolio management

o Assist the team with managing the portfolio of borrowers and clients

o Work on restructuring/refinancing processes as the case may be


o Training of associates, analysts and interns, and reviewing of their work

o Ensuring the team consistently meets excellent standards with respect to operational management, communications and governance

Profile required

Experience / Competencies Required

• Prior work experience executing LBOs and or infrastructure financing transactions (focus on quality of deals rather than sector)

• Strong interest in TMT sector

• Experience in training and managing junior bankers

• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with specific ability to communicate concepts and ideas concisely and defend validity

• Very strong quantitative and analytical skills (including excel financial modelling, accounting and corporate finance knowledge)

• Ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines, and have the aptitude to synthesise large amount of information and to develop solutions

• Adaptability, able to manage projects independently where required, and provide strong support to the Managing Director and Directors on transactions

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

• Fluency in English, an additional language is a positive

Why join us

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like "hard work" and "dedication" together with "community" and "respect" has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.

Business insight

If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Société Générale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender identity.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 24000A6N
Entity: Societe Generale London Branch
Starting date: 2024/07/05

Publication date: 2024/04/05

Reference: 52480228

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