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Posting Date:  09-Oct-2021

Raffles Place, Singapore, SG

Company:  United Overseas Bank Limited

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

The Wholesale Bank function operates a dynamic business model that provides financial services and solutions to help our clients achieve their strategic business objectives. Our mission is to become the premier-provider of banking services and solutions for Asia-based commercial banking companies (small medium enterprises), large corporations, financial institutions as well as multinational corporations. Our coverage teams work in full alignment with specialised teams across Transaction Banking, Investment Banking, Global Markets and Group Retail to deliver seamless solutions to our clients.

Job Responsibilities

UOB Group Investment Banking (“GIB”) provides the full suite of investment banking advisory services to clients including Equity Capital Markets, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Finance, Debt Capital Markets, Loan Syndication, Leveraged Finance, Project Finance and Mezzanine Finance. With offices in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong and Australia, UOB Group Investment Banking works closely in collaboration with our other partners within the UOB Group to advise our clients and to structure holistic investment banking solutions to support our clients’ financing requirements as they expand into the region.

As part of the ECM Team, you will have the opportunity to work alongside GIB colleagues in Singapore and the region, UOB relationship and coverage teams and professionals to engage with directors and management of our clients to (i) identify and originate suitable ECM solutions and (ii) advise them in their initial public offerings, reverse takeovers, secondary fund raisings such as rights issues, placements, private fund raisings, continuing sponsorships and other corporate actions. If you aspire to build a career in investment banking, we invite you to join us.


 Identify and generate ECM ideas and solutions for various clients as part of wider UOB sector coverage and product sharing sessions;
 Perform industry research, business analysis, financial modelling on potential ECM marketing clientele, ranging across various industry segments including real estate, consumer, healthcare, industrials, manufacturing amongst others;
 Assist in the origination of ECM projects by working closely with ECM origination colleagues and other relevant stakeholders to manage and prepare marketing pitchbooks and other deliverables within given timelines;
 Support ECM origination seniors through participation in origination meetings and discussions with clients;
 Assist with relevant client onboarding, KYC, internal approval processes for successfully mandated deals;
 Assist with preparation of and maintenance of ECM information for various internal and external database / reporting functions; and
 Help build and cultivate client networks and relationships.

 Lead in the execution of ECM projects and continuing sponsorship activities by working closely with our clients, the professional team and internal stakeholders to manage, plan and formulate all ECM activities in meeting project deliverables and timelines;
 Provide financial and corporate advice to our clients in our capacity as issue manager, financial adviser and continuing sponsor;
 Lead in performing due diligence on the transactions together with the professional team;
 Lead in the review of transaction documents such as prospectuses, restructuring memoranda, due diligence reports, accountants’ reports, transaction agreements, announcements and other relevant documentation;
 Perform analysis on the real estate and other sectors, and financial modelling on corporates, REITs and other sectors;
 Participate in transaction meetings, board meetings, AGMs and EGMs; and
 Help build and cultivate client relationships and relationships with the professionals

Job Requirements

  • CMFAS (advising on corporate finance) license holder;
  • Accredited as SGX Registered Professional for continuing sponsorship activities at a minimum;
  • Bachelor’s degree in accountancy, business, finance, real estate or related discipline;
  • At least 7 years of ECM transaction, real estate or equity research or related experience; 
  • Good command of written and spoken English and Mandarin (For Chinese speaking markets);
  • Works well under pressure and tight deadlines; and
  • Initiative, independent, diligent, meticulous, well organised, fast learner and team player.

Be a 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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