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Associate – DCM Italian Corporates

Locations: London, England Job Function: Institutional Banking Employee Status: Regular Job ID: 19146996

Job Purpose:

Support the origination & execution of DCM business from European corporates, with a focus on clients in Italy and Greece.

Job Background/context:

DCM is engaged in helping corporates raise debt via issuance of fixed income securities on behalf of clients. Typical activities include Investment Grade and non Investment grade corporate bond issuance, and provision of capital structure and debt advice.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside senior members of DCM in all aspects of pitching, winning and executing DCM business
  • Develop and maintain direct relationships with clients, including via regular calls, meetings and emails
  • Work closely with Banking, Capital Strategy & Structuring, Liability Management and Syndicate teams to analyse client balance sheets and businesses, identify potential DCM needs and develop DCM solutions
  • Pursue and win DCM business via regular client dialogue and interaction, idea development, development of presentation and analytical material, and market and pricing updates
  • Take a leading role in running the execution of transactions, overseeing internal and external processes including documentation, approvals, any marketing exercises, and liaison with the issuer and other syndicate banks
  • Help to manage and develop junior members of DCM

Development Value:

This is an opportunity to take on a client facing origination debt capital markets role with European corporates, one of the most active and sophisticated issuer bases.  The role provides a platform to develop client relationship management skills as well as knowledge of the complex regulatory environment and markets these clients operate in.  Would be a good platform to develop into more senior origination roles.


  • At least 5 years of experience in debt capital markets
  • Knowledge of European Corporates and a strong understanding of clients’ needs and requirements
  • Experience in executing new issues and/ or covering Italian corporates in a DCM origination role is a strong advantage
  • Fluent in Italian and written English. Additional language skills for operating in the EMEA region would be a positive


  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building, communication and influencing skills
  • Ability to present well in front of clients
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks under pressure
  • Advanced knowledge of Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Planning and organisational skills including the ability to prioritise
  • Ability to work independently under general instructions
  • Ability to train junior staff
  • Graduate degree


  • Graduate degree


  • Strong technical skills
  • Enthusiastic/ confident/ outgoing
  • Robust personality/ resilience/ self-confidence
  • Professional and competent/ risk aware
  • Dedicated/ keen to learn/ committed to role
  • Good team player
  • Initiative/ adaptability/ innovation


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