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Posting Date:  07-Apr-2021

Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, MY

Company:  United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd


About UOB

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 branches and offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. In Asia, we operate through our head office in Singapore and banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, as well as branches and offices.

Our history spans more than 80 years. Over this time, we have been guided by our values — Honorable, Enterprising, United and Committed. This means we always strive to do what is right, build for the future, work as one team and pursue long-term success. It is how we work, consistently, be it towards the company, our colleagues or our customers.


About the Department

UOB Investment Banking provides the complete range of investment banking services which includes strategic advisory services, customized financial solutions and activities including mergers, acquisitions, corporate finance, leveraged finance, and debt and equity capital markets.  With offices in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong and Australia; Investment Banking works closely with other partners within the Group to provide holistic investment banking solutions to meet the diverse and cross-border needs of our clients as they expand in the region.

The Investment Banking Malaysia team works seamlessly with other product teams (M&A, Leveraged Finance, DCM Loans, DCM Bonds, ECM, Infrastructure & Project Finance, and Securitization) to structure and execute optimal capital solutions for UOB clients. In addition, the Investment Banking Malaysia team is also involved in execution of DCM Loans transactions such as Syndicated Loans, M&A and Equity Financing, and Leveraged Financing.  Working closely with senior professionals, you must have the ability to interpret numbers and identify trends and patterns. If you aspire to build your career in investment banking, we invite you to join us.

Job Responsibilities

  • Identify, originate and drive deal origination and win mandates across multiple IB products.
  • Contribute to tasks in all phases of transaction executions, from research, idea generation, credit analysis, pitch preparation, analysis and modelling, termsheet and loan structuring, documentation through to roadshow organization, syndication and deal closing.
  • Conduct valuation analysis, trading comparable and precedent transaction analysis.
  • Conduct credit analysis and process for credit approvals.
  • Conduct research, analyses, documentation and reports on selected companies and prepare presentation kits for use at client meetings.
  • Build financial models for valuation and benchmark purposes, for financial performance measurement as well as to analyze and measure the performance under different scenarios for debt transactions.


Job Requirements

  • You should have a good Bachelor Degree from a recognized university.
  • Prior experience (at least 8 years) in corporate finance or investment banking (debt / syndicated loan / leveraged finance / structured credit background is particularly valued), with experience and ability to spearhead credit approval processes, and negotiate and close documentation for syndicated loans, M&A and equity financing loans, and leveraged finance loan.
  • Candidate is required to secure license to be involved in Permitted Capital Market Activities – Advising on Corporate Finance. An existing licensed (CMSRL) person is particularly valued.
  • Possesses high level of drive, initiative and deal follow-through, with ability to originate and lead deal execution, as well as to spot opportunities in IB deals origination.
  • Possess strong valuation/credit analysis skills and proficient in financial modeling.
  • Advanced proficiency with Bloomberg and Microsoft Office, particularly in PowerPoint and Excel
  • Ability to multitask and thrive under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Meticulous, strong team player with an inquisitive mind, excellent people skills, driven, independent, reliable and highly adaptable to changes.
  • Possess strong communication skills in written and spoken English and an Asian language (eg. Mandarin, Bahasa) for handling Asian market.


Be Part of UOB Family

UOB is an equal opportunity employer. UOB does not discriminate on the basis of a candidate's age, race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or other non-merit factors. All employment decisions at UOB are based on business needs, job requirements and qualifications. If you require any assistance or accommodations to be made for the recruitment process, please inform us when you submit your online application.

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