Analyst, Advisory and Finance Group

 Hong Kong       Permanent contract        Corporate and Investment Banking


Originate and execute acquisition finance and rating advisory mandates for SG's clients in the wider ASIA PAC region, with a particular focus on Greater China
Provide integrated debt structuring/capital structure/rating advisory/acquisition finance solutions to key clients of the bank, to promote SG’s offer in loan and capital markets, in close cooperation with coverage and corporate finance
Represent AFG team in internal dialogues with colleagues to provide best-in-class advisory to the client base

Summary of responsibilities:

  • To contribute to effective coverage of clients
  • To contribute to the origination of mandates
  • To contribute to the effective and responsible execution of mandates
  • To support the development of advisory and product offering in line with AFG’s strategy and priorities
  • To represent AFG in internal dialogue with colleagues to provide best-in-class advisory to the client base
  • To support the development of the AFG franchise in line with SG Group’s strategy and priorities
  • Role must be performed in accordance with the compliance rules inherent to the business. It has to be done in strict adherence with internal procedures and external regulatory rules
  • Comply with all Risk and regulatory obligations, where relevant
  • Responsibility to act within agreed risk limit (credit/market, etc...)
  • Responsibility for ensuring that you are fully aware of and adhere to internal Policies that relate to you, your business or other businesses for which you have any level of responsibility
  • Responsibility for reading, understanding and complying with the Company's Conduct and Standards and corresponding regulations. You will be notified of changes to policies in a timely manner through announcements and/or intranet updates

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  • Ability to assimilate good understanding of the loan and capital markets / M&A / credit ratings, its dynamics and the related instruments, including credit and rates derivatives, to propose relevant advisory and financing solutions
  • Capacity to generate consistent pitch material that is clear, structured, compelling, and comprehensive in addressing clients’ needs
  • Responsibility – ability to understand risks (conduct, reputational, financial, etc.) for AFG, other business lines and SG Group, and the ability to act responsibly in line with SG Group Values, Code of Conduct, and other applicable rules & regulations


  • Client orientation – ability to contribute to the team’s efforts in building and maintaining trusted client relationships
  • Client orientation – consistency and rigour in following up on clients’ needs and act upon team’s priorities
  • Client orientation – demonstrate initiative and team collaboration to develop business adapted to clients’ and markets’ needs
  • Innovation – commitment to contribute to the team’s efforts in the development of new client base, advisory, and products
  • Team spirit – ability to work with people of diverse, international backgrounds
  • Commitment – ability to prioritise tasks and to manage competing deadlines, and to deliver on team’s priorities
  • Communication skills – native Mandarin speaker, other languages a plus


Societe Generale is one of the leading financial services groups in Europe. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial solidity and a strategy of sustainable growth.

GLBA/IBD/AFG is responsible for the delivery of rating and acquisition finance-related services. 
The department is in charge of financing activities for strategic acquisitions (excluding pure private equity players for "investment grade" and "non-investment grade” clients:

  • Financing of strategic acquisitions for SG's corporate clients, as well as certain specific entities in Asia-Pacific, which are selected together with the coverage team;
  • Strategic analysis in terms of financing and optimisation of the client’s capital structure, in coordination with the other business lines;
  • In-depth analysis to assess the financing requirement relating to a merger, demerger or any significant change in the client's scope of consolidation.

The team also provides comprehensive rating advisory services by bringing together the resources available in Asia Pacific, as well as, globally, drawing on strong expertise of the Bank’s professionals

Job code: 19000O26
Business unit: Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch
Starting date: 25/09/2019
Date of publication: 27/08/2019
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Analyst, Advisory and Finance Group

Permanent contract   |   Hong Kong   |   Corporate and Investment Banking