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Leveraged Lending Associate in Baltimore, MD at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 11/16/2018

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Title: Equity Sponsor Group Associate
Location: Baltimore, MD or New York, NY
Responsible for supporting the Marketing efforts of the Equity Sponsor Group & to support the credit process with Equity Sponsor Group sourced Loans & Leveraged Loans. Responsible for credit analysis on Private Equity (PE) Firm/Fund and assist with Credit Reporting/Analysis on the PE Portfolio.
Develop and maintain relationships with Private Equity Firms which both invest in Middle Market businesses in the M&T footprint & operate within M&T’s risk tolerance parameters to source loan opportunities for the Commercial Bank.
Research PE Firms to expand our database of targeted firms, focusing on PE investment, industry and geography and financing structure.
Prepare financial projections to support the RM team engaged in a PE sponsored loan transaction.
Maintain and update PE Firms database.
Assist the Director Marketing & the RM Team in all stages of the loan opportunity from initial expression of interest to closing.
Assist the Director Credit in PE Firm/Fund Analysis, Credit Reporting/Analytics.
Attend Management Meetings with the Line.
Understand and adhere to the Company’s risk and regulatory standards, policies and controls in accordance with the Company’s Risk Appetite. Identify risk-related issues needing escalation to management.
Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the M&T Bank brand.
Maintain M&T internal control standards, including timely implementation of internal and
external audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators as applicable.
Complete other related duties as assigned.
Works with limited supervision from the Equity Sponsor Director Marketing/Credit.
Position entails interaction with internal and external clients.
Position requires regular travel; approximately 25-35%.
Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 5 years’ work experience in Commercial Banking or a related field (Investment Banking, Leveraged Lending, Credit Underwriting), or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 9 years’ higher education and/or work experience, including 5 years’ work experience in Commercial Banking or a related field.
Advanced computer skills and strong knowledge of pertinent database and presentation software.
Highly proficient in the use of financial spreadsheets with a working knowledge of financial modeling.
MBA and 3 years previous work experience in Commercial Banking or a related field (Investment Banking, Leveraged Lending, Credit Underwriting).
Individual must be comfortable working in a fast paced environment and be able to handle a high level of responsibility.
Must possess strong analytical, written and verbal communications skills as well as the ability to work in a team- oriented environment.
Ability to present complex subject matter in a straightforward manner, adjusting presentation depending on audience.
Ability to work under critical time constraints.
Self-motivated, well organized.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with all levels of personnel.
Ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously.
M&T Bank Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. M&T Bank Corporation does not sponsor individuals for the purpose of obtaining H-1 Visas. M&T Bank Corporation has policies and procedures in place to promote a drug free workplace.