BBVA Compass Syndications Banker IV in new york, New York


At BBVA, we are working to make banking better for everyone. That is where you come in. We are looking for smart, team oriented people who want to be part of a first-class workforce that gives people the tools they need to meet their financial goals, all while delivering an outstanding client experience. Learn more below.


Summary of Responsibilities:

The Managing Director of US Syndicated Finance will be the primary originator of lead role opportunities in Middle Market syndicated finance. The candidate must have a meaningful track record of winning and closing transactions in the middle leveraged finance markets, including expertise in acquisition financing, pro-rata credit facilities, and term loan B structures.

The candidate will work closely with the Client Coverage and Loan Syndicate in the US covering corporate clients of the bank. The candidate will also work closely with internal support areas including risk and legal to manage the structuring, approval and, closing process of the transactions.

Location can be located in New York, Dallas, or Houston.

BBVA is a leading player in the middle market corporate banking sector and has aggressive goals to move to predominantly a Lead Left / Administrative Agent position. The candidate must possess a strong knowledge of market conditions, structure, and pricing.

List Major/Essential Job Duties:

  • Source and structure financing opportunities with corporate clients of the bank

  • Work with syndicate to distribute excess risk positions to regional and local lenders

  • Manage the internal approval process on Lead and Underwritten transactions, working closely with Loan Syndicate & Sales

  • Manage junior resources of the team in order to effectively respond and bid on new opportunities

  • Maintain close relationships with the client bankers within BBVA Compass as well as internal support areas

Level of Complexity and Risk Involved:

High level of complexity. Key driver of lead role business in BBVA. Complex structuring and underwriting of deals which require specific sell down mandates from risk. Must possess strong knowledge of covenant structures and other aspects of deal structuring.

Scope of Duties:

  • Originate and structure new transactions

  • Client and banker calling

  • In conjunction with Loan Syndicate & Sales, primary person responsible for getting deal approvals through our underwriting process.


Skills, knowledge, and abilities/Competencies:

  • Degree in Economics, Accounting, Finance or related field

  • 15+ years of experience working in Syndicated Finance

  • Strong network of bank and institutional investor contacts needed

  • Track record of success working at large regional or national banks in similar role

  • Fluent in English. Working Knowledge of Spanish is a plus

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment and under tight deadlines

  • Strong excel/worksheet skills

  • Must maintain Series 7 and Series 63 licenses

Management Responsibilities: No formal responsibility

Job ID 2018-115725

# Positions 1

Work Location US-NY-New York


EOE Statement Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans.