Associate, Loans & Principal Investments Group - Global Markets

Nomura Asia
Singapore, Singapore
11 Mar 2023
28 Mar 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Nomura Overview
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 four business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking), and Merchant 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 .

Job Overview
The Analyst/Associate will assist with the origination, execution and ongoing portfolio management of non-traditional lending transactions in Australia and New Zealand: special situations, real estate, distressed debt acquisition and corporate recapitalisations.

    • Support the origination and execution of Structured Lending and Special Situations transactions in Asia ex-Japan
    • Conduct credit research and analysis to evaluate and analyse the financial needs of corporate and real estate clients and any other applicable quantitative and qualitative analysis
    • Perform financial and credit analysis, including detailed financial modelling, sensitivity analysis and preparation of internal presentations and memos for investment committee
    • Work with senior members of the team to structure products and draft term sheets for new transactions
    • Assist senior directors in executing transactions by acting as project coordinator, due diligence and valuation manager
    • Assist in drafting documentations including non-disclosure agreements, engagement letters, loan documentation, intercreditor documents
    • Co-ordinate deal specific Q&A with internal middle-office departments including legal, credit risk management and compliance functions
    • Lead KYC/AML on new deals
    • Ongoing file management: periodic reporting on key positions of the group, analysis of covenant compliance, engaging with existing borrowers to monitor performance.
    • Project specific work, as required
Key Deliverables of the Role
    • Deliver high quality work, within time constraints; manage multiple projects under time pressure
    • Be an effective communicator, working closely with clients and execution teams to ensure deals are executed smoothly and transaction risks minimized
    • Minimum a Bachelor degree from an accredited university
    • Minimum 4 years of experience at an investment bank or private credit fund
    • Minimum 4 years of experience in Structured Lending and Special Situations deals in Asian market.
    • Deep understanding of market dynamics and legal framework in Asia specifically ANZ, SEA or North Asia
    • Advanced financial modelling and financial analytical skills
    • Advanced Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • A high level of attention to detail
    • Strong organisation and multi-tasking skills
    • The ability to excel under pressure amid demanding deadlines
    • The ability to perform effectively in a team environment
Diversity Statement
Nomura is committed to an employment policy of equal opportunities, and is fundamentally opposed to any less favourable treatment accorded to existing or potential members of staff on the grounds of race, creed, colour, nationality, disability, marital status, pregnancy, gender or sexual orientation.

DISCLAIMER: This Job Description is for reference only, and whilst this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, it is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job. The management reserves the right to revise the job and may, at his or her discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
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