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Structured Credit Associate

London

Credit Funds

Ref#: 2174

Date published: 5-Jun-2018

Fortress’ London Credit team has an opening for an Investment Associate.  The associate will join an established team of six investment professionals who focus on investing in a broad range of distressed, idiosyncratic or undervalued assets across Europe.  Due to the collaborative nature of the European team, flat hierarchy, and broad investment mandate, this position offers significant growth and advancement opportunities. 

The Credit Associate will:
Evaluate and execute pan-European investments within the Credit business, with a particular focus on NPL, specialty loans and asset backed investment strategies
Contribute to the generation of new investment strategies and ideas
Create flexible financial models, conduct market research, and interact with brokers, sellers, and advisors to evaluate acquisitions
Prepare investment memoranda to summarize findings for senior management and Fortress’s investment committee
Manage third-party due diligence processes, overseeing technical, valuation, and legal advisors
Work with the investment and legal team to determine and implement the appropriate legal structure for acquisitions
Manage the execution of third-party debt financings in conjunction with acquisitions; negotiate term sheets and facility agreements; facilitate lender due diligence
Participate actively in regular meetings with Fortress’s senior management team and investment committee to discuss acquisition opportunities

The ideal candidate will have:
Three to six years of experience working in private equity/ debt investments, corporate finance or investment banking
An undergraduate degree with grades demonstrating strong academic performance
Strong and concise quantitative, written and oral communication skills
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Proficiency in at least one European language in addition to English
Experience in process management and negotiations
The ability to work independently in a demanding environment
A high level of resilience and the ability to travel frequently
Strong stakeholder management skills
Good commercial awareness with broad market knowledge
The ability to provide resourceful solutions with strong analytical skills, creativity and logical thinking
Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
Demonstrated a strong interest in credit investing

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