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Director, Infrastructure Finance

Assured Guaranty
Published
July 21, 2022
Location
1633 Broadway, New York, New York
Category
Job Type
City
New York
State
  • New York

Description

To Apply: https://grnh.se/9d17d6442us

Position Description

The purpose of this position is to originate new business in the project finance/infrastructure market in the Americas.  The senior underwriter will also be required to evaluate complex transactions and make insurance recommendations to Assured senior management and credit committee.  

Primary Responsibilities 

Business Development/Marketing:

  • Use existing relationships with market participants (bankers, advisors, developers) to originate new business. 
  • Develop new relationships with market participants to originate business.
  • Actively support general marketing efforts such as attending conferences and speaking on panels as well as arranging and hosting client events.

Analytical:

  • Understand monoline risk appetite and evaluate financial guaranty opportunities.
  • Comprehensively analyze infrastructure, project finance and complex muni structured credits.
  • Perform cash flow modeling and sensitivity analysis to include in credit presentations.
  • Prepare underwriting reports and perform oral presentation to credit committee.  

Transaction Flow:

  • Effectively manage banker/advisor expectations and negotiate deal terms and conditions as applicable.
  • Communicate Assured Guaranty credit criteria and basic business parameters to bankers and advisors.
  • Lead the presentation to credit committee and be the primary point of contact with credit officers.
  • Be the primary point of contact working with legal staff to review documents, negotiate and close transactions.

Candidate Requirements

  • Experience in understanding U.S. P3 transaction structures as well as how most transportation projects are structured is required.
  • Experience in transactions involving social infrastructure and/or energy is strongly preferred.
  • Experience analyzing demand risk (e.g. traffic risk or student rental risk) is required.
  • Experience analyzing construction risk is required.
  • Experience understanding rating agency criteria for infra/project finance is strongly preferred.
  • Experience in reading legal documents for infrastructure and project finance transactions is required.
  • Experience in a senior position analyzing credit and interacting with market participants either at a monoline or an asset manager is strongly preferred.
  • Network of industry contacts to support new business origination is required.
  • Relevant professional designation (e.g. Chartered Financial Analyst) or M.B.A. is preferred.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Excel and financial modelling skills.
  • Ability to prepare PowerPoint presentations. 

 

All employees hired to the Company’s New York office are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Employees must also be fully vaccinated in order to access the Company’s New York office. You are considered fully vaccinated if at least fourteen (14) days have elapsed since your receipt of the second dose in a two (2)-dose vaccine series (such as Pfizer or Moderna) or a single dose of a one (1)-dose vaccine series (such as Johnson & Johnson).  Candidates seeking a reasonable accommodation under applicable Company policies should contact Ivana Grillo, Senior Managing Director, Human Resources at igrillo@agltd.com.

 

To Apply: https://grnh.se/9d17d6442us

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