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Director, Loan Agency

Corporate & Investment Banking
HEA002537 Requisition #
  • Review Term Sheet / Mandate letter / Information Memorandum and provide agency fee quote for new transactions;

  • Act as relationship manager (RM) for Loan Agency clients (Agency RM / ARM) and take overall responsibility for the agency services (in various capacities such as facility/senior/sub agent, ECA agent, intercreditor agent, security agent etc.) to external and internal clients in a proactive and timely manner;

  • Review and negotiate loan documentation (in a detailed manner) as agent in its various agency capacities;

  • Co-ordinate Conditions Precedent / Subsequent documents in a professional and timely manner;

  • Facilitate waivers and amendments for borrower and instruct lending operations as appropriate;

  • Monitor, track, chase borrower to ensure compliance with facility terms and conditions;

  • Liaise with lenders (including subordinated lenders as appropriate)  in relation to all commercial, legal, insurance and technical issues/queries arising under the syndicated facility;

  • Where applicable mediate between lenders within the context of the loan documentation; monitor voting levels on particular issues and representing lender groups as instructed;

  • Arrange, participate and chair Bank meetings as appropriate;

  • Liaise with internal stakeholders and external professional advisors such as lawyers, Export Credit Agencies, multilaterals, other guarantors,  technical and insurance advisers to manage the ongoing activities of the facility;

  • Liaise with other stakeholders (such as sponsors, contractors, subcontractors, off takers/public authorities, suppliers) as appropriate, whilst ensuring that interests of syndicate lenders as well as FAB as agent are not compromised;

  • Ensure that FAB fulfils all of its legal obligations under the terms of these facilities in relation to agency type roles;

  • Manage special situations such as potential or actual defaults, managing subsequent remediation/restructuring process, as agent/security trustee/other agency capacity;

  • Ability to perform accurately and diligently all functions, including processing transfer certificates, updating vote sheets, track agency fee receipt on time, assist agency operations team on any operational challenges / queries on agency matters and so on;

  • Ability to work effectively with Compliance / Risk / Legal / Tax / Operations and other teams to ensure that the Agent obligations are met;

  • Make agency processes more efficient and ensure that complete and up-to-date records are always maintained in an easily accessible manner.Capable leadership – to be able to review and contribute to the work of a team member and coaching team members where required / relevant;

  • Share best practice in an ongoing manner and ability to document agency best practice;

  • Have a “value add” ethos in the daily tasks;

  • Be a good learner and be able to contribute how to create efficiencies in the business

  • Documentation skills – ability to read, understand and interpret complex transaction documents and to be able to communicate this to borrowers, lawyers, lenders and internal parties. Background in Loan Market, LMA, AMPLA, LSTA

  • Strong communication skills – ability to consult with borrowers, banks, export credit agencies, professional advisers;

  • IT skills – ability to work with MS Office (incl. spreadsheets, powerpoint), and transaction platform websites (such as Debtdomain / Intralinks);

  • Logical approach and problem solving skills;

  • Client Facing experience;

  • Attention to detail;

  • Good communication skills;

  • Ability to learn and accept challenge/change.

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