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IMI CIB - IB&SF - DCM and DEBT Syndication - Rating and Debt Advisory - Director

Date: Nov 24, 2022

Location: Milano, IT

Company: Intesa Sanpaolo Group

Intesa Sanpaolo is the banking group leader in Italy. Assisting more than 14,6 milion of retail customers through a network of 5360 branches, it significantly supports the development of Companies and gives an important sustain to the country's growth. The Group has a selected retail banking presence in Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, with approximately 1,000 branches and 7.2 million customers in 12 countries. Intesa Sanpaolo is also present in 25 countries in support of its corporate customers’ cross-border business. It is looking for new qualify profiles who want to face demanding and challenging career path with the following requirements: 

Scope and Purpose

Scope of the work will be to work within a team to carry out, inter alia, the following main activities:

  • Review financial statements, use financial models, preparation of spreadsheets, comparative statistics, graphs, tables, recovery analysis ect.
  • Liaise constantly with rating Agencies personnel to be always up to date with their products, credit, country etc views
  • Pitch, market and originate rating and debt advisory mandates and activities with clients together with the DCM officers
  • To assist the clients in the preparation of all materials necessary to the Rating Process
  • To assist clients in their relations with the Agencies including the Agencies presentations and their outcomes
  • Perform capital structure analysis on a company and sector basis in order to determine not only debt capacity and refinancing needs, but also optimal financial structures (in term of currencies mix, maturity structure, ect.) also in the context of acquisition financing, including the use of hybrid capital, and liability management
  • Produce debt structure analysis presentation for clients in order to enrich DCM presentation content   expebcib

Scope and Purpose

In addition to the abovementioned activities, the candidate is expected to attend to meetings (with European travel required)


For the successful candidate this position represents an opportunity to be part of a leading European team ranked 3rd in Rating Advisory by Global Capital in 2022, in one of the leading EU banks that will provide crucial support in adding analysis content to the debt capital markets products origination process

Required Experience

At least 9 years in a primary investment bank in a Rating or debt Advisory capacity or Rating Agency with experience mainly focused on corporate (IG and HY) and FiG clients

Competencies Required

  • Strong academics ,a Master's Degree (or equivalent) in a Finance / Accounting or Economic subject is a plus
  • Deep knowledge of rating Agencies environment, of rating Process, key variables and key differences among Agencies, better if gained with a primary Agency or in a Rating Advisory Team of a top Investment bank
  • Credit analysis experience, gained at a primary financial institution or Rating Agency
  • Demonstrates enhanced accounting knowledge and solid understanding of both cash-flow lending and investment banking techniques
  • Financial/statistical research capabilities
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in Italian and English
  • Strong quantitative attitude and proven analytical skills
  • IT skills including advanced Excel, PowerPoint and Bloomberg with the ability to use financial models and software specific to the business
  • Able to work with tight deadlines and manage own and team's workflow/priorities accordingly

Required Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge

To be a senior member within a team of 6 (growing) with the aim:

Rating Advisory:To gain first time Rating Mandates, Rating advisory assignments to rated companies, and perform pro forma rating analysis on corporates, Financial Institusions and SSAs, for capital markets transactions including extraordinary ones..

Debt Advisory:To deliver full analysis of capital structures under several dimensions (among which, inter alia, financing and currency mix, sensibility to currencies and interest rates risk, maturity structure and, liquidity, peers and industry comparisons, ect.) in the contest of debt capital markets product solution origination through a content rich and strategic approach

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