Date Posted: 2021-01-13

Job ID: EB-1883336917
Category: Private Equity
Location: Dallas, TX

We are engaged by a $40 billion private equity firm out of New York, working with their direct lending arm that has a broad investment mandate and provides senior and subordinated debt for refinancings, growth capital, acquisitions, buyouts, and balance sheet recapitalizations. They are seeking a Principal level professional with extensive networks and a track record of originating direct to company loans in Texas (Dallas/Austin/Houston). The role is located in Dallas. This is not a sponsor coverage position but focused on the direct to company lending side. The strategy for the Firm manages over $2 billion in assets.

• Originate and source private debt opportunities
• Assist with initial screening and due diligence of new opportunities
• Structure and negotiate prospective deals with borrowers
• Facilitate execution of credit agreements
• Monitor ongoing performance of investments
• Negotiate waivers and amendments
• Flexibility to work remotely

Experience Required

• A Bachelor’s degree is required. MBA or other advanced degree preferred.
• A minimum 7 to 10 years private lending origination experience
• Proven track record and rolodex of relationships with corporations, M&A advisors, private equity firms and bankers covering the Pacific Northwest and broader West coast
• Strong management, communication and interpersonal skills
• Experience assisting in the negotiation of transaction structure and terms
• Familiarity with non-investment grade credit lending

Personal Attributes

• The successful candidate will have outstanding initiative and a strong work ethic;
• The candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills; and
• He/She will be team-oriented and must possess strong integrity and professionalism.

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