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2022 Investment Banking Analyst – Leveraged Finance (New York)

Investment Banking Analyst – Leveraged Finance (New York)

Company Description:
At its core, the Stifel story is a journey of growth and optimism for the future. In our more than 125 year history, Stifel has evolved from a St. Louis-based brokerage house and is now a full-service investment bank, offering securities brokerage, trading, research, underwriting and corporate advisory services globally. Our expertise spans sectors and products in both public and private markets. We are driven by relationships, not transactions, and are committed to earning long-term trust from our clients.

Our investment banking division provides a broad range of industry-leading services to its clients, including merger and acquisition advisory services, debt and equity financings, balance sheet restructuring, and mutual thrift & insurance company conversions. The combination of a full-service product offering and more than 600 bankers’ deep domain and product expertise allows us to provide solutions that meet the evolving needs of our clients.

Stifel’s success is rooted in the power of our people and platform. We provide our employees an entrepreneurial environment that rewards collaboration and hard work. We are looking to hire smart, talented, and accepting people who have a desire to expand their skills and realize ambitious goals. We are committed to a workplace that reflects the clients we serve and the communities where we live and work.

Position Overview
Stifel is looking for an Analyst to join its Leverage Finance team based in New York. The Leveraged Finance team provides a full array of financing solutions for financial sponsors and corporate clients. Leveraged Finance originates structures, underwrites and executes non-investment grade debt financings including leveraged loans, high yield bonds, bridge financing and private debt.

An Analyst’s specific responsibilities may include conducting industry research, building financial models to analyze company projections or potential transactions, drafting offering memorandums for public or private financings, preparing client presentation materials, and working with clients to execute financing or merger transactions.
The primary role of the Leverage Finance Analyst includes:
• Analyzing and researching companies across a wide range of industries
• Participating in the execution of leveraged finance transactions for financial sponsor and corporate clients
• Reviewing legal documentation including commitments papers and credit agreements / indentures
• Preparing presentation materials such as PowerPoint slides and summaries for pitchbooks
• Working with teams to execute financing transactions
• Performing in-depth, quantitative financial analyses
• Contributing to team and/or client meetings and discussions
Analyst candidates should possess outstanding academic records and have demonstrated strong leadership ability through involvement in extracurricular endeavors such as student government, athletics, and cultural and entrepreneurial activities.
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
• Strong quantitative and analytical skills
• Superior attention to detail
• Disciplined work ethic
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to effectively manage multiple simultaneous project deadlines
• Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
• Significant exposure to finance and accounting
• Experience with financial modeling and analysis preferred
• Ability to work in teams
• Highly-motivated and energetic
• Must be graduating in 2022
Additional Information & Next Steps
Analyst opportunities may be available in a variety of locations.
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Stifel Company Information
Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) is a financial services holding company headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, that conducts its banking, securities, and financial services business through several wholly owned subsidiaries. Stifel’s broker-dealer clients are served in the United States through Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated, including its Eaton Partners business division, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc., Century Securities Associates, Inc., Miller Buckfire & Co., LLC and MainFirst Securities US Inc., each of which is a broker-dealer registered with the SEC and members of FINRA. The Company’s broker-dealer affiliates provide securities brokerage, investment banking, trading, investment advisory, and related financial services to individual investors, professional money managers, businesses, and municipalities. To learn more about Stifel, please visit the Company’s website at