Leveraged Buyout – LBO Credit Analyst – AVP

Job title: Leveraged Buyout – LBO Credit Analyst – AVP
Contract type: Permanent
Location: United Kingdom
Reference: EN‐PR/111421
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Job published: October 01, 2021 00:08

Leveraged Buyout – LBO Credit Analyst – AVP


A well-known global bank looks for candidates for LBO Credit Analyst – AVP role at its London office.

The successful candidate will carry out detailed review of credit submissions from front office and provide recommendations to Approvers.

This is the second line of defence role providing credit risk management / oversight of new leveraged finance / LBO transactions and the existing leveraged finance portfolio across EMEA.

Main responsibilities:

  • Risk assessment of new leverage finance transactions and management of a portfolio of leverage credits including Special Credits.

  • Working as a trusted partner and challenger with Front Office deal teams to ensure delivery to clients whilst maintaining high credit quality.

  • Articulate Credit Department risk perception and appetite for a transaction in line with bank policy and procedures, manage the interaction and communication with front office teams, and attend meetings with clients where necessary.

  • Flexibility to work to tight deadlines under pressure (including ability to work outside of contracted hours from time to time / as workflow demands).

  • Develop relationships within the team: seek guidance and advice from colleagues; express well-reasoned arguments and influence senior management


  • Degree level education and / or equivalent professional qualifications (ACA, ACCA, ACT, CFA, MBA)

  • Experience in a credit management role within a major international bank, with some specific leveraged finance experience.

  • Working knowledge of leveraged loan products, including familiarity with key documentation terms and latest market trends.

  • High level of IT literacy, strong written and verbal communication skills (supporting preparation of succinct and focused credit papers), and strong interpersonal skills (supporting collaboration / teamwork).

  • Experience of special credit management / work-outs and experience within a Front Office role is desirable.


There is no visa support therefore the candidate needs to be able to work in the UK without restrictions.