Investment Banking Vice President - Leveraged Finance - Telecom Infrastructure

Permanent contract|New York|Corporate & Investment banking

Investment Banking Vice President - Leveraged Finance - Telecom Infrastructure

  • New York, United States
  • Permanent contract
  • Corporate & Investment banking


Candidate will be a member of the TMT and Digital Infrastructure group within IBD, which originates, structures, and executes syndicated loan transactions for middle-market companies and projects across a variety of industries to support leveraged buyouts, acquisition financings, refinancing’s, development, construction, and restructurings.

Société Générale Corporate & Investment Bank (SGCIB) is a leading player with a presence in 33 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific. SGCIB tailors’ solutions for issuers and investors by capitalizing on its worldwide expertise in investment banking, global finance, and global markets. SGCIB is part of Société Générale, one of the largest financial services groups in the world with 160,000 employees across 77 countries. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial solidity with a strategy of sustainable growth and aims to be the relationship bank of choice that is recognized for the quality and the commitment of its teams.

  • Responsible for the full execution of a transaction, including developing commercial proposals and capital structuring, due diligence, preparation of credit papers, obtaining necessary credit approvals, negotiation of term sheets, commitment/support letters and credit documentation, the subsequent syndication phase, and closing and funding. Ensure all relevant risks are identified and addressed. Manage the Associates and Analysts within a deal team to ensure that a high quality of output is produced within the deadlines established.
  • Maintain all the various workstreams with third party due diligence providers including Lender Technical Advisors, Appraisers, Insurance Consultants, Marker Study providers, etc
  • Maintain a proper collaboration and coordination with other activities of the bank with a view towards offering and providing the best financing solutions and execution to our client base.
  • Monitor the credit risks inherent within the new business activity and the existing portfolio for which primary responsibility is given; proactively generate new business opportunities as appropriate
  • Become a productive member of the group senior leadership team by contributing to the development of the necessary strategies and actions that address the evolving market and competitive challenges and opportunities in both the nearer and longer-terms, to include anticipation of potential business opportunities and preparation of pitches to clients
  • Maximize the cross-selling and ancillary revenue contribution from the portfolio companies assigned.
  • Promote team cohesiveness and morale within a high-pressure, work-intensive, and deadline-sensitive work environment; be an advocate of the bank and a positive role model for our junior bankers; assist with the training and development of junior bankers

Profile required

  • Strong understanding and competency of all aspects of the leveraged finance and capital markets businesses, from origination to structuring to execution to distribution, and including the evolving regulatory framework and capital treatment and formation trends
  • Excellent financial modeling skills and ability to review financial models and provide guidance to Analysts and Associates in the team 
  • Solid communication skills; ability to get ideas across and present views in a clear, concise, and persuasive manner
  • Strong marketing and negotiation skills
  • Strong technical and risk analysis skills; keen ability to identify the key risk and credit factors and events 
  • Strong attention to detail
  • 7+ years of experience

Business insight

At Societe Generale, we live by our 4 core values of commitment, responsibility, team spirit and innovation. We are engaged and demonstrate consideration for others. We act ethically and with courage. We focus our talent and energy on collective success. We experiment and propose new ideas. This way, we maximize our ability to serve client needs and anticipate market changes. Societe Generale is committed to strengthening bonds with colleagues, communities, and the world in which we live, because relationships are at the heart of how we operate.
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•     Engaged workforce that is demographically diverse in a way that reflects the communities in which we operate
•     Inclusive culture and workplace that recognizes employees' unique needs and utilizes their diverse talents 
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Societe Generale offers a hybrid work arrangement that offers employees the flexibility to work remotely, as well as on-site, in order to promote interaction and collaboration with colleagues while adhering to all SG standard protocols.  Hybrid work arrangements vary based on business area.  The applicable Business lines will determine and communicate the work arrangements that best meet their business needs.


Base salary range does not include overtime pay, bonus and/or other benefits, where applicable. Actual base salary offer will vary based on skills and experience.

Societe Generale is an equal opportunity employer, and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. We are committed to recognizing and promoting the talents and achievements of our employees and staff, regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, gender, sexual orientation, and any other characteristic or status protected under applicable law.

Reference: 23000O0I
Entity: SG Americas Securities
Starting date: 2023/10/30
Publication date: 2023/09/21
Salary or Compensation Range: $99,000 - $275,000