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private debt and hybrid capital transactor

private debt and hybrid capital transactor


job overview

Westbrooke Alternative Asset Management (“WAAM”), amongst other activities, is a South African disruptive private lender, focusing on the extension of innovative and client-focused funding solutions to a variety of lower–middle market companies, entrepreneurs, investment holding companies, alternative lenders, real estate and private equity sponsors across multiple sectors in South Africa.

Westbrooke is seeking to employ a highly driven, entrepreneurial individual with strong deal-making experience and interpersonal skills to fulfill the role of Private Debt and Hybrid Capital transactor in South Africa. This role will include: deal sourcing, negotiating, analysis, execution, ongoing management, staff management, strategy implementation and new product development alongside the WAAM team.

key role requirements:

  • Initiate and lead deal sourcing and structuring, negotiation, analysis and execution
  • Build relationships with partners, advisors and other investment professionals in South Africa
  • Taking transactions from “cradle to grave”, ultimately ending with approval by the investment committee
  • Manage due diligence processes for potential transactions
  • Ongoing client and deal management
  • Build and maintain professional working relationships with partners and key stakeholders
  • Obtaining references on potential partners from relevant industry participants
  • Contribute to a dynamic and collaborative team that works to achieve collective goals

candidates must have the following character traits:

  • Be from a financial background with a proven track record of deal-making – previous experience in investment banking, leveraged finance, mezzanine finance or private equity, etc.
  • Have outstanding quantitative and qualitative analytical skills; strong knowledge of finance and lending.
  • Have an entrepreneurial mindset with high levels of accountability, drive and ambition to grow a successful business

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