Nomura is an Asia-headquartered financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, and Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking). Founded in 1925, the firm is built on a tradition of disciplined entrepreneurship, serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership. For further information about Nomura, visit www.nomura.com
Nomura's investment banking division provides a vast array of advisory and capital-raising solutions to corporations, financial institutions, governments and public-sector organizations around the world. Our global teams act as geographic, product and industry specialists.
The Acquisition & Leveraged Finance group sits within Nomura's Client Financing and Solutions (CFS) business. In Europe, the team has executed over 23 European leveraged finance transactions in the last twelve months, raising over €34bn eq. financing for clients across loans and high yield bonds.
The group is a single platform providing debt financing for private equity clients and corporate clients across the sub-investment grade credit ratings spectrum. Our clients can range from a listed corporate client undertaking an acquisition of another corporate or a financial sponsor client undertaking a leveraged buyout or take private transaction.
Acquisition finance works typically with corporate clients advising them on event driven transactions and acquisition-related debt financing (bridge loans, term loan facilities and bonds)
Leveraged finance provides debt financing for leveraged buyouts (LBOs), acquisitions and leveraged refinancings involving a variety of debt products (such as leveraged loans, 2nd lien loans, mezzanine loans and high yield bonds)
Assist in all aspects of deal execution from marketing to closing:
Development of client presentation, structuring and execution activities.
Cashflow & financial modelling
Benchmarking, comparables and analysis of company financial information, including credit metric statistics needed
Detailed credit analysis including due diligence and the management of the internal credit approval process
Preparation and support around the syndication of executed transactions (e.g. information memorandum and bank presentation preparation and roadshow materials)
Desired profile, qualifications and knowledge required
Ability to multi-task efficiently in a fast-paced environment
Strong communications skills - ability to interact confidently with banking professionals and clients
Team work - experience working in a project based environment with tight deadlines and as part of a broader team
Ability to understand companies' business models and credit analysis in general
Strong analytical skills and numerical abilities, including familiarity with financial modelling
Experience in Leveraged Finance is preferred, but not a prerequisite
Acquire professional behaviours and foundational skills
Communicate to others with respect
Acquire basic knowledge and skills necessary for the role
Continue to engage in self-improvement activities as a financial service professional
Perform all tasks proactively with a sense of ownership
Acquire professional behaviours and communication skills
Seek advice from senior colleagues and act accordingly
Understand the role, responsibilities and business strategy and act accordingly
Understand the significance and importance of corporate philosophy, professional ethics, compliance risk management and code of conduct.
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