Director - TMT Finance

Permanent contract|Hong Kong|Corporate & Investment banking

Director - TMT Finance

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Permanent contract Corporate & Investment banking


Responsibilities :

  • Develop and expand the TMT business for SG in the region, coordinating with other teams internally and collectively utilizing the strength of the franchise
  • Provide integrated financing and debt advisory services to clients with focus on structured TMT business and to some extent Leveraged Finance
  • Originate and execute business in accordance with SG’s policies and guidelines
  • Lead the credit process (preparing formal requests, comprehensive financial models, term sheets and transaction docs) and structure transactions in liaison with the help of external advisors, within agreed credit risk limits
  • Supervise and monitor deals throughout their life cycle and provide cirticial input as and when required (through credit reviews and periodic reporting)
  • Manage and train junior members of staff

Profile required

  • Minimum 9-10 years of experience, large part of which must have been spent working in Asia-Pacific on TMT structured finance transactions
  • Strong skills in debt structuring & advisory, ideally with some knowledge of rating methodologies
  • Candidate should have an existing network of clients
  • Strong skills in credit risk assessment, including modelling, financial analysis and sound knowledge of documentation
  • Ability to lead deal teams and coach junior staff
  • Fluent in English language, another regional language a plus (ideally Mandarin)

Business insight

Company Description
Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Founded in 1864, we have been playing a vital role in the economy for over 150 years. With more than 148,000 employees based in 76 countries worldwide, we accompany 32 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth.

ASIA-PACIFIC (ASIA), as one of the Business Units of Societe Generalae, operates in 12 locations across the Asia Pacific region, employing over 2,500 employees with the regional headquarter located in Hong Kong. Our activities here are centered on Societe Generale's Global Banking & Investor Solutions pole (GBIS), a major growth engine for the Group and a key pillar of Societe Generale's universal banking model. Our expertise in Asia Pacific ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Global Transaction Banking and specialised financial services like Equipment & Vendor Finance and Vehicle Leasing & Fleet Management. In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai offers customised business solutions to the Societe Generale Group globally including ASIA.

Department Description

  • Advisory and Financing Group (Leveraged, Acquisition & TMT Finance)
  • Part of the Investment Banking Division of Société Générale, Advisory & Financing Group (“AFG”) is at the forefront of serving SG’s clients across Asia-Pacific
  • With offices in Europe, Americas and Asia, the business unit supports companies and entities on their strategic financing (event-driven) and advisory requirements
  • Within Asia, AFG supports key clients in the region and serves our large European client base on cross border transactions
  • The team also delivers rating advisory solutions to support SG’s debt capital markets franchise

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 21000QL6
Entity: Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2021/11/09