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Investment Associate (Mexico or Chicago)

Prudential


Location:
Chicago, IL
Date:
11/17/2017
2017-11-172017-12-16
Job Code:
436578
Prudential
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Position Title: Investment Associate (Mexico or Chicago)
Job Code: 436578
Job Location: Illinois-Chicago
Description:
Business Overview: 
Prudential Capital Group is one of the largest providers of private capital worldwide, managing a portfolio of nearly
$80 billion of privately placed debt (as of 06/30/17) and lending up to $12.0 billion annually to middle-market companies.  Prudential Capital Group is a principal buy-and-hold investor providing primarily senior and mezzanine debt to a wide range of companies through its network of 13 regional offices worldwide. Prudential Capital Group has a dedicated team focusing on Latin America, and in 2016 invested $925 million with borrowers in the region including Mexico, Panama, Chile, and Costa Rica. To learn more, visit prudentialcapitalgroup.com.
 
Description & Responsibilities:
Prudential Capital is looking for an Investment Associate to help further develop the firm’s efforts in Mexico. This position will be located in either Chicago or Mexico with some travel required.
Investment Associates at Prudential Capital Group are a critical part of business development, new transaction analysis and portfolio management.  Investment Associates have the opportunity to leverage their existing background and career experiences, while developing and applying unique new blend of skills, including financial analysis, marketing, transaction structuring, negotiation and client management.
New Investment Associates complete an intensive seven-week, in-house Credit Training program, which is designed to familiarize them with Prudential’s credit analysis framework, and provide the opportunity to meet most everyone within Prudential Capital Group by spending time in our regional offices.  The Credit Training program leverages the expertise and skills of our most senior investment professionals and uses actual deals to provide a relevant and practical foundation for new Investment Associates.
 
Following training, new Associates join a deal team and are immediately responsible for:
  • Business development/transaction origination:  Generating new deal flow through direct calling efforts on CEOs, CFOs and Treasurers, and via intermediaries and private equity funds.
  • New transaction analysis:  Managing the credit review process, including financial modeling, creating and presenting written and oral analyses and coordinating internal approvals.
  • Investment recommendation:  Determining the appropriate credit quality, pricing decisions and investment amount for a particular company/transaction.
  • Deal execution:  Developing and negotiating the terms and structure of Prudential’s investment and assisting with the documentation process.
  • Portfolio management:  Understanding the investments under management through active monitoring of company performance.

Requirements & Skills:

  • 3-10 years of credit related investment experience, or similar relevant work experience preferred
  • Fluency in both English and Spanish required
  • Strong writing, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and accounting skills
  • Familiarity with capital markets (knowledge of debt and equity security terms and valuation methodology)
  • Knowledge of the Mexican banking system, economy, culture, and overall corporate universe
  • Participation in the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) program is a plus
  • MBA a plus
  • Dual Mexican and American citizenship a plus

Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit www.prudential.com to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at staffingagencies@prudential.com for more information about doing business with Prudential.
Job Function: Investment Management
Schedule: Full-time
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