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  2. LevFin in London

    Hi all, There have been attempts before to have a discussion on which are the best LevFin teams in London, but those threads have not got that far. This is another attempt. And I am not asking about deal volume/value, I am asking about analyst experience ...

    22 comments - 3 silver bananas - Dec 22 2016 - 3:13pm -

  3. DCM and LevFin in Canada

    Hi guys, I'm really interested in Debt Capital Markets and Leveraged Finance in Canada and I was wondering if you guys could give any insight about it. How big are the teams for each, comp, exit ops, etc? I assume mostly the Big5 banks have teams in ...

    14 comments - 3 silver bananas - Jan 28 2018 - 10:17pm -

  4. BAML LevFin/Financial Sponsors

    Can anybody detail how these groups are set up? I know that BAML 's LevFin is tops on the street, but what is their relationship with Financial Sponsors...does sponsors do all the modeling for LBO 's or do they just originate and then pass model ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 5 2017 - 12:00pm -

  5. Top Leveraged Finance Groups

    Hey everyone, I am currently working as a summer analyst at a fairly well-known boutique bank in NYC and have realized that I am very interested in Leveraged Finance and Restructuring. I have heard these groups are often put together and was wondering wha ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 10 2017 - 5:52pm -

  6. LevFin vs Restructuring (and creditor vs debtor)

    Hey everyone, Just wondering what the general view is on restructuring at one of the top 3 vs Levin at a BB? Interested in the differences between the amount you learn, type of exit opps, worklife etc.. any thoughts? Also, people often talk about HL being ...

    27 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 28 2012 - 8:06pm -

  7. Best groups in Citi CMO?

    Hi all, Anybody out there have some insight into the different groups for Citi Capital Markets Origination? I've read on this site and other about LevFin and DCM / ECM being better options in terms of breadth of knowledge and exit opps, but honestly ...

    7 comments - 3 silver bananas - May 7 2019 - 10:34pm -

  8. J.P. Morgan LevFin

    What are people's thoughts on J.P. Morgan 's Syndicated & Leveraged Finance group? What are the exit opps like for PE? Investment Banking Leveraged Finance career advice jp morgan chase Exit Opps JP Morgan J.P. Morgan (JPM) exit ops exit opp ...

    28 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 20 2010 - 1:49pm -

  9. Antares Capital- Lifestyle, comp, exit, etc

    Hey y'all, Just accepted a SA 2019 position with Antares Capital Chicago (credit analyst/Front Office type). I have prior internship experience in private debt at a smaller fund (Monroe Capital, NXT Capital, Madison Capital, etc), so I know what the ...

    6 comments - 2 silver bananas - Dec 11 2018 - 8:08pm -

  10. Breaking into Oil & Gas / Energy as a UG

    In the very least, I wanted to create a general forum for advice to both aspiring UG interns (like myself) and other looking to get into the complicated field of oil and gas banking. I'm not the only person interested in oil and gas and I won't ...

    6 comments - 3 silver bananas - Aug 28 2018 - 3:55pm -

  11. Difference between a levloan and HY bond

    Can anyone explain the key differences between a leveraged loan and a High-Yield bond? LevFin ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 27 2011 - 10:44pm -

  12. Top B-School or Bulge Bracket

    I'm currently an investment banking analyst in a large company that's not a traditional investment bank in the Asset-Backed Securities group, and I'm seeking advice on options moving forward. I'm hoping to make it into PE / VC eventual ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 20 2010 - 8:03pm -

  13. What would you do?- Stuck in a hard place

    So now officially faced with the fact that I will no longer do direct, leveraged finance for a sub debt fund and I'll be moved to a fund of fund, I'm stuck in between a rock and a hard place... Should I:- stick it out in fof- stick it out for an ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 16 2016 - 7:09am -

  14. Dallas energy groups?

    I currently live in Houston but looking to move to Dallas. Curious if there are any ibd or LevFin energy groups based out of dallas. I realize most will be in Houston, but want to get a better perspective of the options. Thanks in advance. LevFin dallas ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 3 2013 - 11:51pm -

  15. LevFin Question

    What is the difference between Lead Left and Traditional Bookrunner? LevFin ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 13 2013 - 11:52pm -

  16. Union bank (california) Leveraged Finance group

    Has anyone ever come across Union Bank LevFin groups? I know they're classified under their commercial banking services instead of I-Banking, but I was wondering if anyone had any thoughts on the kind of experience you get there and its reputation? L ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 25 2011 - 9:05pm -

  17. LevFin SA

    What are the typical requirements and responsibilities for a LevFin summer analyst at a BB firm? Leveraged Finance sa LevFin ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 5 2010 - 9:07pm -

  18. Vault Guide to Leveraged Finance / Interview Help

    Hi All, I have an upcoming interview in Leveraged Finance / Acquisition Finance and I am not particulary familiar with the field. Can anyone here help me out and send me the vault guide to leveraged finance? Also, do you guys have any further interview pr ...

    5 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 14 2012 - 7:38am -

  19. BAML LevFin or UBS DCM for SA

    Which program would offer a better investment banking training? In terms of office environment and dealflow, which would be a better choice? UBS DCM LevFin BAML ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 1 2010 - 3:07pm -

  20. Out of curiosity...

    What are the levfin groups paired with in different banks? UBS- levfin /restructuring Citi- levfin /high yield debt What about MS, GS, BarCap and everybody else? LevFin ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 10 2009 - 7:56pm -

  21. LevFin London

    Looking at a LevFin opportunity in London vs. the US. Wondering how different banks stack up in London? Additionally, any insight as to how the experience differs from being at a US bank (transaction size, complexity, quantity of transactions)? Currently ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 22 2015 - 11:15pm -

  22. Difference between Leveraged Finance and DCM?

    Can somebody please explain to me the difference between Leveraged Finance and Dept Capital Markets? I'm under the impression that DCM involves debt origination/syndication, but what then is LevFin? According to WSO's definition, LevFin is often ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 22 2018 - 2:45pm -

  23. PE/Mezz from a bank (not ibank)

    I'm a 2nd year analyst at a large bank (think JPM, BOA, WF). I'm not in ibanking- we target the middle market and provide bank debt facilities >$35MM, mostly used for M&A but also can be direct to the Company. I want to find a pre-MBA ass ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2014 - 11:54pm -

  24. A noob LevFin question

    I know this is a dumb question on LevFin, but I just wanna make sure that I'm on the right track. Can you say that LevFin is under the Capital Market umbrella since it's just basically debt? Also, when a bank has LevFin and DCM dept separated, h ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 29 2010 - 12:42am -

  25. FIG or LevFin

    Hi, Currently 2nd year analyst in a FIG team within a top tier swiss bank, I have an opportunity to move internally to the LevFin team. Would someone be in a position to give me some advice re. exit opportunities of both departments? Would you do the move ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2010 - 12:51pm -

  26. Barclays LevFin VS Jefferies LevFin

    Hi guys, I have received offers to join both groups and was wondering which option is better in terms of acquired experience and exit ops, if I tried to go into PE after. How does the culture differ? Thank you very much for the help, really appreciate it. ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 5 2018 - 10:27am -

  27. Smart LevFin/Sponsors Questions to Ask?

    I have a superday with a LevFin group and want to know smart questions to ask for the end of my interview. Does anyone have suggestions on what types of questions I should ask? Appreciate the commentary/help advice senior BB non target FT recruiting grind ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 28 2015 - 2:45am -

  28. I want to meet with people in LevFin, anyone know how I could network/meet these people?

    I want to know more investment bankers in the area, especially since I want to pursue distressed debt lending/investing. I'm in NYC, first year analyst at a small middle-market firm. Are there happy hours for these types of gatherings? I assume no, b ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 11 2015 - 9:42pm -

  29. Best program for LevFin

    Hi, I'm looking for a MBA /MSc program to attend in the US or Europe. My interests are related to leveraged finance and fixed income. Can anyone advise any program that has a good reputation within LevFin groups. Please, don't answer H/W/S and o ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 5 2011 - 11:23am -

  30. LevFin and Markets

    Hello guys, I am considering LevFin at a BB (internship) and I was wondering how much exposure to the markets LevFin would have? I am not too keen on the capital markets, so wouldn't want a markets-based role. On day-to-day basis, how would M&A d ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 11 2011 - 12:15pm -

  31. Antares Capital?

    What is the recruitment process like for Antares Capital? What are they looking for? How technical is the interview process? LevFin middle market Antares Capital Corporation Salary Yes Yes 317324 432639 318514 306957 298442 ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Jun 7 2019 - 7:24am -

  32. What Is Leveraged Finance (LevFin)?

    Leveraged Finance (also known as LevFin) is an area within the investment banking division of a bank that is responsible for providing advice and loans to private equity firms and corporations for leveraged buyouts. Bankers working in Leveraged Finance te ...

    - silver bananas - Apr 19 2018 - 2:37pm -

  33. Nomura IBD vs BNP Acquisition Finance

    Nomura IBD (mainly M&A and LevFin) or BNP Paribas (Acquisition Finance)? Both are off cycle internships in Europe. I feel the personal fit at both banks is good. The BNP team deals only with corporate clients (PE is handled by another team), however, ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jun 14 2017 - 11:04am -

  34. Good or Bad Time to Join Leveraged Finance?

    Hi All, Do you think there are risks joining a LevFin team as an Analyst 1 in the current climate- e.g. interest rate rises, volatility- for MM shop in London? I have seen some deals pulled and low issuance etc, but also understand that as leveraged loans ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Nov 26 2015 - 7:30pm -

  35. LevFin at a Corporate Bank?

    I was under the assumption that Corporate Banks riase debt capital that are usually investment grade, and LevFin was HY debt. What does LevFin at a corporate bank do (japanese in this instance), and is it similar to IB? LevFin cb corporate banking ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jul 18 2015 - 10:27am -

  36. Intro Loan Market Guide

    If you want a primer on what a leveraged finance group works on, read this: https://www.lcdcomps.com/d/pdf/LoanMarketguide.pdf Haven't really seen this posted here and it could really help the underclassmen learn something. Stay hungry young bloods. ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jun 17 2013 - 6:19pm -

  37. DCM at 2nd tier to LevFin at a BB: Steps to take

    I'm starting in DCM at a pretty senior (though not BB) European bank (based in London) this summer. I voluntarily chose the DCM group but now after a little thought, I think I might improve my future prospects by switching to Leveraged Finance, if po ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - May 14 2011 - 12:55pm -

  38. Debt Financing Models

    Studying up for an LevFin interview. Don't know a whole lot about debt financing models, but do understand lbo models pretty well. I'm hoping that someone could explain how debt financing models work? A general overview would be fine, or a in-de ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Oct 16 2010 - 11:35pm -